Nursing Department

Nursing '21

Applications for spring 2024 will open august 1, 2023 through october 1, 2023

Associate Degree in Nursing provides quality nursing education to prepare students as entry level registered nurses to meet the nursing needs of the community. The department of Nursing meets the educational, employment, career, cultural, and special needs of its students and the community through the offering of:

  • Partnerships with community and healthcare facilities and universities
  • Highly technical simulation and skills laboratories
  • Student support through nursing Student Navigator assistance, student advising, remediation and HURST review
  • Professional career preparation through nursing transition class and Student Nurses Association membership
  • Support and recognition of achievement in Alpha Delta Nu nursing honor society and nursing scholarships
  • Seamless nursing education advancement opportunities through LPN advanced placement option

Program Highlights:

  • High pass rates on licensure examination
  • Highly qualified and caring faculty
  • Accredited by state, regional, and national bodies

The NWCC Associate Degree Nursing program has not made a determination on whether the degree meets the state requirements for other US States, Territories, or District of Columbia. Professional license requirements for Mississippi, other states, and jurisdictions may be found on the Board of Nursing Professional Licensure Requirements website.