Associate Degree in Nursing
The Associate Degree Nursing curriculum provides knowledge, skills, and strategies to integrate safety and quality into nursing care, to practice in a dynamic environment, and to meet individual needs which impact health, quality of life, and achievement of potential.
Course work includes and builds upon domains of healthcare, nursing practice and the holistic individual. Content emphasizes the nurse as a member of the interdisciplinary team providing safe, individualized care while employing evidence-based practice, quality improvement, and informatics.
Graduates of this program are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN). Employment opportunities are vast within the global health care system and may include positions with acute, chronic, extended, industrial, and community health care facilities.
The Practical Nursing curriculum prepares individuals with the knowledge and skills to provide nursing care to children and adults. Students will participate in assessment, planning, implementing, and evaluating nursing care.
Graduates are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-PN) which is required for practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse. Employment opportunities include hospitals, rehabilitation/long term care/home health facilities, clinics, and physicians’ offices.
Edgecombe Community College’s Associate Degree Nursing and the Practical Nursing Programs have received initial accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).
Edgecombe Community College’s Associate Degree Nursing
and the Practical nursing program are approved
by the North Carolina Board of Nursing (NCBON).
4516 Lake Boone Trail
Program Performance Data
Programs of Study
Associate Degree Nursing
Associate Degree Nursing Graduation Plan
Effective fall 2014
Practical Nursing Diploma Graduation Plan
Effective fall 2015
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
* Applications are only available at one of the Nursing Information Sessions.
Students seeking information about the nursing program should begin by reviewing the Nursing Information Packet, paying special attention to deadlines. Readmission and transfer students should review the Nursing program section of the College Catalog. Students wishing to proceed with the application process should then complete the ECC College Application, attend the next available New Student Orientation, and attend a Nursing Information Session. If Information Sessions are not being held, or if you have additional information after reviewing the Nursing Information Packet, contact Ms. Kim Hampton, Nursing Admission Counselor. New students should schedule an appointment with Ms. Hampton to register for first semester classes. To register for classes in subsequent semesters, pre-nursing students should contact their nursing faculty advisor by email of phone two weeks before Early Registration to schedule an appointment.
Generally, students are assigned an advisor by their last name according to the table below:
Nursing Faculty Advisors
Student’s last name begins with A-C
(252) 823-5166, ext. 246
Student’s last name begins with D-G
(252) 823-5166, ext. 223
Student’s last name begins with H-K
(252) 823-5166, ext. 298
(252) 823-5166, ext. 270
Student’s last name begins with P-S
(252) 823-5166, ext. 110
Student’s last name begins with T-Z
(252) 823-5166, ext. 239
Students with their RN who are pursuing their BSN
(252) 823-5166, ext. 246
Nursing Admission Counselor
(252) 823-5166, ext. 259
Office: McIntyre 106