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Division of Nursing Programs
(includes Pharmacy Tech)

Nursing Faculty & Staff
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Nursing Accreditation


Nursing Meetings

Pharmacy Tech Program

Practical Nursing Information and Admissions

RN Information and Admissions

Scholarship Application

Vital Information for Nursing

Nursing Division

 To accomplish its mission, the Division offers:

Nursing  Division Objectives

While completing the programs of the Division, the student will achieve the following through laboratory experiences on and off campus, traditional as well as alternative delivery methods: 

Nursing Mission

The Nursing Division offers a certificate and an associate degree program designed to prepare students for employment in the health care field, as well as an opportunity for continuing advancement.  Division of Nursing Mission is "We are committed to evidence-based learning which promotes excellence in nursing and maximum development of student potential within an environment of caring."


Certified Nursing Certificate (CNA)-Contact Workforce Training 760-4322

Pharmacy Technician- contact Workforce Training at 760-4322

The Pharmacy Technician Program at NPC will provide you with the skills necessary to work in a variety of Pharmacy settings.  A pharmacy technician will perform duties such as counting, labeling and preparing medications and assisting pharmacists and other healthcare professionals in providing patient care.  Pharmacy Technicians are employed in a variety of pharmacy settings.

Technical Certificate in Practical Nursing

The certificate is a 11-month program that, when completed, enables the individual to apply for licensure and to write the National Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses. (LPN).

Associate of Science (A.S.) Degree (RN)

The Associate of Science (A.S.) degree is designed as a two year program of full-time study. Generally, students complete the curriculum over a longer time frame. The curriculum consists of study in arts, social and biological sciences, humanities and nursing. Completion of the A. S. Degree allows the individual to apply for licensure and to write the National Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (RN).