Associate in Science Degree in Nursing (ASN)

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Program Overview Drag

About the ASN Program

The Associate in Science Degree Nursing Program at Hope College of Arts and Sciences is meticulously designed to prepare students for a fulfilling career as professional nurses. Emphasizing a holistic approach, the program integrates biophysical, psychosocial, spiritual, cultural, and wellness concepts into nursing practice. Our mission is to cultivate entry-level professional nurses who can excel in diverse healthcare settings.

Program Structure and Curriculum

Comprehensive and Challenging Education

Our ASN program is structured to challenge students, fostering their ability to think logically, critically, and analytically. This approach is crucial for effective problem-solving and sound clinical decision-making. The curriculum is designed to ensure students can communicate effectively and integrate knowledge, skills, values, and professionalism in delivering high-quality healthcare based on applied scientific principles.

Program Length and Credits

Program Details

Program Length and Credits

The ASN program spans 94 instructional weeks (104 calendar weeks) and comprises 77 credits. This duration is thoughtfully planned to provide an extensive and thorough nursing education, catering to both new nursing students and those who already hold an LPN license.

Program Learning Outcomes

Goals and Objectives

Upon successful completion of the ASN Program, graduates will be proficient in several key areas:

Patient-centered Care:

Delivering compassionate, coordinated care, respecting patient preferences and values.

Teamwork and Collaboration:

Effectively functioning within healthcare teams, fostering communication and mutual respect.

Evidence-based Practice:

Integrating clinical expertise with the best available evidence for optimal healthcare.

Quality Improvement:

Using data to enhance healthcare quality and safety.


Minimizing risks to patients and healthcare providers.


Employing technology for improved communication, knowledge management, and decision-making.

Begin Your Nursing Education Journey

Admission Requirements and Application Process

Begin Your Nursing Education Journey

Discover the admission requirements and learn about the application process for the ASN program. Our admissions team is committed to guiding you through each step, ensuring a smooth transition into your nursing education.

Contact and Support

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Have questions or need more information about the ASN program? Our dedicated team is ready to provide you with the necessary support and answer any queries you may have.


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