The Nursing program at College of the Redwoods offers an Associate of Science in Registered Nursing. Programs in this field provide educational opportunities for students seeking careers as Registered Nurses (RN). Upon program completion, students are eligible to take the National Council Licensing Exam for Registered Nursing (NCLEX-RN).
The College of the Redwoods also offers a LVN/Paramedic to Registered Nurse program that is three semesters long and assists a Licensed Vocational Nurse or Paramedic in becoming a Registered Nurse.
Go to the Health Occupations department website for a list of the degrees and certificates offered. Check with a counselor to see what classes are currently required for these degrees.
Humboldt State University, HSU, offers a Nursing (RN-BSN) Program that is designed for students who have earned an associate degree in nursing and want to advance their skills in leadership, care management and health promotion. The program’s curriculum is designed specifically for the local area, focusing on physical and psychosocial health needs and disparities within the region’s rural and tribal communities. The program accommodates working nurses with a flexible blend of online and in-person courses. Students will be required to meet on campus for a pre-semester orientation, plus two weekend intensives each semester. The remainder of the program will be online. For more information check out HSU's Nursing Department's webpage.