Licensure Information - Nursing AAS
Practical Nursing and Associate Degree Nursing
The Practical Nursing diploma prepares students to become a practical nurse. Students who successfully complete the program are eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-PN) and to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse.
The Associate Degree of Applied Science in Nursing prepares students to become a professional nurse. Students who successfully complete the program are eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) and to practice as a Registered Nurse.
The SCC Nursing Program is approved by the Iowa Board of Nursing (IBON).
SCC makes every effort to verify the information provided on requirements for licensure is accurate and up-to-date, however, these requirements are subject to change at any time. Students who will be seeking licensure as a Registered Nurse are strongly encouraged to review the licensure requirements at the associated website, linked below where available, for the state in which they intend to practice.
Southeastern Community College has determined its curriculum meets the state educational requirements for licensure in the following states:
Southeastern Community College has determined its curriculum does not meet the state educational requirements for licensure in the following states:
Southeastern Community College has not made a determination that its curriculum meets the state educational requirements for licensure or certification in the following states and territories:
|Kansas||North Carolina||West Virginia|
|American Samoa||Guam||Puerto Rico|
|District of Columbia
|Northern Mariana Islands||US Virgin Islands|
Licensure requirements are different in each state. Students enrolled in nursing programs are encourages to review the licensure requirements for each state they will be practicing.
Board of Nursing Profession Licensure Requirements by State/US Department of Education
Regulation 34 CFR
The Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) allows a nurse to have one multistate license with
the ability to practice in the home state and other compact states.