ADN PROGRAM REVIEW
For more than 50 years the EKU ADN program educated hundreds of excellent nurses, many of whom continue to serve the Commonwealth, the nation, and the world. We are proud of the legacy that lives on in those graduates.
However, the Board of Regents made the difficult decision to suspend admissions to the ADN program effective Fall 2018. While new students are not being admitted to the ADN program, currently enrolled students will have the opportunity to complete the ADN. The baccalaureate nursing program is still admitting students https://bsn-gn.eku.edu/.
DEPARTMENT OF ASSOCIATE DEGREE NURSING
The Department of Associate Degree Nursing, established in 1965, is approved by the Kentucky Board of Nursing and accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. The nursing program leading to an Associate of Science in Nursing (A.S.N.) degree is four semesters in length. The program prepares the graduate to function as a registered nurse (R.N.) to practice in a variety of positions in various clinical settings in Kentucky and across the nation. Graduates of the program are eligible to apply for NCLEX-RN, the national licensure examination. Following successful completion of the exam, graduates are licensed as registered nurses.
Nursing Program Approval and Accreditation:
Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326, Phone 404-975-5000, Fax 404-975-5020 (www.acenursing.org)
Approved by the Kentucky Board of Nursing (KBN), 312 Whittington Parkway, Louisville, KY 40222, Phone 800-305-2042, Fax 502-696-5762 (www.kbn.ky.gov)