Nursing at El Centro

The Nursing program at El Centro will prepare you for a career in health care that allows you to make a difference in people's lives. Our faculty draw on their knowledge and experience to ensure student success.

El Centro’s Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) program leads to the Associate Degree Nursing AAS (Associate of Applied Science degree) and can be completed in two years over fall and spring semesters.

El Centro also partners with Methodist Health System for a distance learning program called Hospital Partners.

Accreditation and Affiliations

El Centro's ADN program is accredited by the Texas Board of Nursing (333 Guadalupe St., Suite 3-460, Austin, TX 78701; phone: 512-305-7400; fax: 512-305-7401) and the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400, Atlanta, GA 30326; phone: 404-975-5000; fax: 404-975-5020.​

North Lake is an authorized site for El Centro's ADN program. Students attend classes at North Lake but receive their degree from El Centro.​​

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Please contact the Health Occupations Admissions Office if you are interested in transferring to a four-year institution after you complete your associate degree.