Academic Program Proposal

Date
Proposal
Activated
Institution
and
Proposal
Degree
Awarded
Academic
Program
Name
Objections
Received
Decision
Deadline
MHEC Final
Action
Final
Decision
Date
5/15/2015Saint Michael College of Allied Health
Proposal
OOS Renewal11/15/2015Authorized4/17/2016
OOS Renewal Program Description
<p>The Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) in Nursing program is considered a terminal degree by the institution, which means that credits earned in this program are not applicable to other degrees. The A.A.S. in nursing is approved by the Virginia Board of Nursing. The program is designed to prepare students for national licensure to practice professional nursing in acute, chronic, ambulatory and home health care settings. Upon completion of the program, students are able to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) for Registered Nurses. The program requires 70 credit hours. </p>