Aug 09, 2022  
Yakima Valley College Catalog 2021-2022 
    
Yakima Valley College Catalog 2021-2022

Associate in Nursing - Direct Transfer Agreement/Major Ready Pathway, ADN-DTA/MRP


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The YVC Associate in Nursing - Direct Transfer Agreement/Major Ready Pathway (ADN-DTA/MRP) degree is a direct transfer degree that is six quarters in length.  In addition, students must complete all the required courses prior to program entry.  All supporting course work must be successfully completed prior to entry into the fifth quarter (NRSE 220/221) of the Nursing program.  The program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and is approved by the Washington State Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission.  Students who complete the six-quarter program are eligible to take the licensure exam for Registered Nursing (RN).

Prerequisite Courses


Required Supporting Classes


  • Humanities electives from the Humanities Distribution  10 Cr
  • Prerequisite Coursework  50 Cr
  • Communications  5 Cr

Total Credits 135


Quarters 1-4 are required for eligibility to take the NCLEX-PN licensure examination as is the course “Professional Vocational Relationships”, per the Washington State Nursing Care quality Assurance Commission.  The above courses are required for eligibility to take the NCLEX-RN licensure examination.

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