Programs of Study
Southern Union State Community College offers a mobility option for the Licensed Paramedic. The Paramedic to ADN Mobility applicant is required to have an unencumbered paramedic license in Alabama, have completed a list of prerequisite courses that can be found under Admissions Requirements, and have completed the NAS 100 course or a 4 hour course equivalent. Effective October 15, 2020, applicants are no longer required to obtain the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certification. Students must apply to the College and to the mobility program by the published deadline. This program admits one time per year to begin spring semester.
Links to online applications will be available by campus during the months below. Online applications will only be accepted during this time.
The Paramedic Mobility Nursing application window is as follows:
For Spring Admission at the Opelika Campus only - month of August
Program Location: Opelika Campus
ADN Program Accreditation:
The Associate Degree Nursing program at Southern Union State Community College located in Opelika, Alabama 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 the Associate Degree Nursing program is continuing accreditation. View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program at http://www.acenursing.us/accreditedprograms/programSearch.htm. The Associate Degree Nursing program is approved by the Alabama State Board of Nursing.
Degree Earned: Associate in Applied Science
Length of Program: 1 year (66 semester hours of which 20 hours of prerequisite course work are required for admission.)
3 semesters of nursing course work
Credentials Earned: Registered Nurse following successfully passage of the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN)