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Associate Degree Nursing (ADN)

The Associate Degree Nursing program is accepting admission applications for the Spring 2021 term through October 29, 2020 at 5 p.m. Please see attached information on taking the HESI A2 remotely.

The Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) program is one of three entry-level pathways to nursing. The ADN program at College of DuPage (COD) is a sequential, two-year program that begins every Fall and Spring semester and prepares students both academically and clinically for a career in the care of acutely and chronically ill people. ADN graduates work in a variety of health care settings, including hospitals, nursing homes, ambulatory care, physician's offices and home health care.

The ADN program at College of DuPage has been approved by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation/Board of Nursing and the Illinois Community College Board (ICCB) and received reaccreditation in 2018 by The Higher Learning Commission.

Program Accreditation Status

The ADN program is currently accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 500, Atlanta, GA, 30326. Phone: (404) 975-5000 Fax: (404) 975-5020.

Getting Started

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Grant

 The Program

Curriculum Plan

Completing the Program


Program Contacts

Please visit the Program Contacts page for detailed information.