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What Is Nursing?

Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College Nursing Program prepares students to fill a critical role in the health care industry with a career as a professional registered nurse (RN). Due to new trends in health care, nursing is seen as the greatest untapped resource in our nation as we strive for quality health care. A career in Nursing offers vast opportunities. Graduates are eligible to apply for the NCLEX RN exam. The Associate Degree Nursing Program can be completed in 2 years.

What are my career options?

Students who successfully complete the first year will receive a diploma qualifying them to apply for licensure as a Practical Nurse. After successful completion of the second year students will receive the Associate in Applied Science Degree in Nursing, qualifying them to apply for licensure as a Registered Nurse.

Employment Opportunities:

According to the US Department of Labor, overall job opportunities are excellent. There is a 90-100% job placement for SKCTC ADN graduates seeking employment within one month of graduation.

What are my degree, diploma, or certificate options?



  • Practical Nurse


  • Advanced Nursing Assistant Certificate

The Associate Degree nursing program at Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College at the Cumberland campus located in Cumberland, KY 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.

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Melissa Humfleet

Nursing Program Coordinator


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