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 The Associate Degree program at MATC provides a bridge from a licensed practical nurse to professional nurse by completing additional nursing courses and clinical practice. The graduate is eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examinaton for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). This program aligns with the Kansas Board of Regents curriculum.

The program begins in July and January each academic year. Individuals complete academic and clinical requirements to earn an Associate of Applied Science degree in nursing. The applicant must be an LPN, and must also show transcript evidence of completion of prerequisites.

The ADN graduate is eligible to take the NCLEX-RN licensing exam; successful completion of the exam enables the graduate to practice as a Registered Nurse. 

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Please contact our program office at 785-320-4516, for program information. This includes questions about the enrollment process, and help with enrollment in prerequisite courses. Contact our Nursing Secretary for an advising appointment, or with questions at the telephone number above, or email her at  CindyJones@manhattantech.edu.

ADN Program Outcomes

Outcomes of the Manhattan Area Technical College Associate Degree Completion Program are evident when its graduates are able to:

  1. Integrate caring behaviors in practicing the art and science of nursing within a diverse population.
  2. Implement professional standards and scope of practice within legal, ethical, and regulatory frame works.
  3. Collaborate with clients and members of the inter-professional health care team to optimize client outcomes.
  4. Formulate safe and effective clinical judgments guided by the nursing process, clinical reasoning, and evidence-based practice.
  5. Manage care and provide leadership to meet client needs using available resources and current technology.
  6. Generate teaching and learning processes to promote and maintain health and reduce risks for a global population.
  7. Demonstrate effective communication methods to manage client needs and to interact with other health care team members.
  8. Seek learning opportunities to promote career development and continuing competence.

Outcomes 1-7 are revised program outcomes from the Kansas ADN Curriculum Alignment project 2015.

Program Outcome Data

ADN Program Student Achievement Data

 

 

2016

2015

2014

2013

Licensure Pass Rates on First Attempt at Testing

87.5%

86%

95%

95%

Retention May Graduating Class

91%

96%

92%

96%

Retention December Graduating Class

87%

100%

78%

78%

Job Placement

100%

99%

98%

98%

Program Information

Estimated Monthly Cost

$1,190

Estimated Total Cost

Including tuition, fees,

books and supplies

$10,710

Average Wage

$42,790-$56,800

Completion Time

3 - 4 semesters (with prerequisites)

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Admission Requirements

  • 2.5 or higher cumulative GPA required on pre-requisite courses
  • Applicants for the Associate Degree Nursing Completion program must have a Kansas LPN license.
  • Current Practical Nursing students at Manhattan Area Technical College who meet other requirements for ADN (including application, but excluding the PN Comp scores and advising appointment) and maintain a 3.0 average in the PN program will be accepted provisionally until LPN licensure is secured.
  • The PN Comprehensive Predictor exam Version 2014 is a requirement for program entry. Any NCLEX-PN study guide may be used to prepare for the exam. Schedule test through MATC admissions office.
  • Laptops or Tablets required (details in ADN Admissions Packet)
  • Immunizations Checklist (as listed in ADN Admissions Packet)
  • Official High School Transcript or GED
  • $100 Seat Deposit upon Acceptance into Program

Accreditation

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
404-975-5000
www.acenursing.org
  

Kansas State Board of Nursing (KSBN)
900 S.W. Jackson, Suite 1051
Topeka, KS 66612

Program Instructors

Laurie Stegeman

Director of Nursing and Allied Health Programs

MSN

BSN

RN

785-320-4543 LaurieStegeman@manhattantech.edu

Kenneth Sisley

ADN Instructor

MSN

BSN

RN

Associate Degree Nursing (ADN); Practical Nursing Certificate

785-320-4533 KennethSisley@manhattantech.edu

Kim Davis

ADN Instructor

MSN

BSN

RN

Associate Degree Nursing (ADN); Practical Nursing Certificate

785-320-4537 KimberlyDavis@manhattantech.edu

Dorothy Ascher

ADN Instructor

BSN

RN

Ph.D. Physiology

MS Biology

BS Chemistry & Science; BS Zoology

785-320-4523 DorothyAscher@manhattantech.edu

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