Associate Degree Nursing

Associate Degree Nursing AAS

Nursing isn’t just a career it’s a calling! Make a difference in someone’s life.

If you enjoy taking care of others and want to support a medical team in caring for patients, a nursing career is waiting for you! A rewarding career in nursing begins with training and preparation.

COM Registered Nursing Program prepares students to deliver quality patient care in a variety of health care settings. We offer small class sizes, with faculty who dedicate themselves to student success. Academic Coaches are available for individual and group sessions at no cost to the student.

Program Details

Next Start Date

Fall 2022

Learning Format

In Person

Degree Plan

View in course catalog

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Career Insights

Occupational summary for Registered Nurse

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2,986,500 Annual Job Openings

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9% Projected Growth

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$80,010 yr Median Salary

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Additional Program Info

Important Dates

Information Session:

  • August 15, 2022, 7 p.m. – STEAM Building, Room 120
  • August 29, 2022, 7 p.m. – STEAM Building, Room 120
  • September 12, 2022, 7 p.m. – STEAM Building, Room 120

Application Due Dates:

  • For Fall semester admission – 4th Friday in May
  • For Spring semester admission – Friday, September 23, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.
Program Requirements

Complete all prerequisite courses with a final grade of C or higher and have a pre-req GPA of at least 2.8.

  • ENGL 1301 Composition I
  • BIOL 2401 Anatomy & Physiology I
  • BIOL 2402 Anatomy & Physiology II
  • BIOL 2420 Microbiology for Non-Science Majors
  • PSYC 2301 General Psychology
Steps to Enrollment

The Associate of Applied Science Degree in Nursing program at College of the Mainland located in Texas City, Texas, is accredited by the: Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) 3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400 Atlanta, GA 30326 (404) 975-5000

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for Associate of Applied Science Degree in Nursing program is Continuing Accreditation

View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program at

RN NCLEX Pass Rates
  2021 2020 2019 2018 2017
College of the Mainland RN Candidates 82.35% 88.31% 84.06% 88.16% 93.18%
Texas Average for RN Candidates 86.77% 91.00% 91.90% 91.62% 89.77%
National Average for RN Candidates 82.13% 86.76% 88.07% 88.56% 86.94%

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