Nursing A.A.S.

Ocean County College's nursing program is a planned, two-year curriculum of classroom
study and clinical experience that prepares graduates for employment in various health care
settings such as hospitals, sub acute and long term care facilities and various other health
care settings. Successful completion of the program leads to the Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree and eligibility to take the licensure examination for Registered Nurses in New Jersey. Employment availability is based on market conditions.

Accreditation: The OCC nursing program has full accreditation from:
the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, Georgia 30326
(telephone: 404-975-5000)
and by
The New Jersey Board of Nursing.

Required Courses:

Additional Requirements:

  • Humanities Gen Ed (3 credits): Courses satisfying this requirement must be taken from the list of Approved General Education Humanities Courses (course type: GHUM).
  • Mathematics Gen Ed (3 credits): Courses (except MATH-151) satisfying this requirement must come from the list of Approved General Education Mathematics courses (course type: GMAT). NOTE: MATH-156 is recommended.
  • Passing score on TEAS test (Test of Essential Academic Skills)
  • Complete a criminal background check.