UPIKE nursing students honored during pinning ceremony

Forty-four new nurses were honored during the University of Pikeville-Elliott School of Nursing’s 34th annual pinning ceremony on ... Read more

UPIKE expands online degree programs geared toward working professionals

The University of Pikeville is expanding its online degree programs this fall to enhance educational&... Read more

University of Pikeville commencements set for May 19

The University of Pikeville will honor the academic achievements of students in the College of Arts and Sciences, the Coleman College of... Read more

UPIKE enhances clinical education with high-fidelity simulators

To enhance the clinical training experience for students in the University of Pikeville-Elliott School of Nursing, the university recent... Read more


A Career in Nursing

A nursing career can mean flexibility in the hours you work, the ability to select an area of nursing in which you can excel and to live in a geographic area you may prefer. A two-year associate degree in nursing (A.D.N.) allows you the foundational education requirements to become a registered nurse (RN) once all state regulations are completed and the National Council of State Boards of Nursing Licensing Examination (NCLEX-RN) is passed.

The next educational step after an A.D.N. to advance your nursing career may be enrollment in a RN-BSN or higher degree program of nursing. Nursing has educational and career paths to suit most people and has become a career choice for a diverse mix of students.

The University of Pikeville Elliott School of Nursing offers a two-year program associate degree in nursing (A.D.N.) program. The A.D.N. program also permits a licensed practical nurse to earn their A.D.N. in two semesters/one year, once admitted to the LPN-to-RN program of study. The A.D.N. program has monitoring approval status from the Kentucky Board of Nursing.

The Elliott School of Nursing also offers an online nationally accredited RN-BSN program. This program is for RNs only and has separate admission criteria and curriculum.

Come and see how the Elliott School of Nursing can advance your career!

Associate Degree in Nursing (A.D.N.)
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RN to BSN Degree
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