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Academic Programs

Nursing (ADN)

Associate of Applied Science Degree
Sioux City, Denison and Hybrid Online
You can get free tuition for this program through the Future Ready Iowa Last-Dollar Scholarship. To apply for free tuition, start by filling out your FAFSA.

Program Description

This program generally prepares individuals in the knowledge, techniques and procedures for promoting health, providing care for sick, disabled, infirmed, or other individuals or groups. Includes instruction in the administration of medication and treatments, assisting a physician during treatments and examinations, referring patients to physicians and other health are specialists and planning education for health maintenance.


Upon completion of the Associate Degree Nursing (RN) coursework, you will be eligible to take the Registered Nurse (RN) licensure exam.

These national and state/regional examinations for licensure are required to practice in any state. A social security number is required to take the exams and apply for licensure.

The Associate Degree Nursing program at Western Iowa Tech Community College located in Sioux City, Iowa is accredited by the:
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400
Atlanta, GA 30326
The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for associate nursing program initial accreditation.


Pamela Ives, ext 1313, pamela.ives@witcc.edu
Teri Peterson DNP, RN ext 1421 teri.peterson@witcc.edu
Kelly Hannah MSN, ext 1829, kelly.hannah@witcc.edu
Angela Kastner MSN, Denison, ext 2639, angela.kastner@witcc.edu
Jessica Thompson MSN, ext 1824, jessica.thompson@witcc.edu
Kerry Patchin BSN, RN ext 2733 kerry.patchin@witcc.edu
Brenda Wimmer MSN, RN ext 2623 brenda.wimmer@witcc.edu
Ray Sencenbaugh BSN, RN ext 2765 ray.sencenbaugh@witcc.edu
Lauryn Norton BSN, RN ext 2819 lauryn.norton@witcc.edu

Required Classes

SDV 108 The College Experience 1
BIO 168 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4
PSY 111 Introduction to Psychology 3
BIO 151 Nutrition 3
PNN 624 Nursing I 9
BIO 173 Human Anatomy and Physiology II 4
PSY 121 Developmental Psychology 3
PNN 625 Nursing II 9
SOC 110 Introduction to Sociology 3
MAT 772 Applied Math 3
ENG 105 Composition I 3
PSY 241 Abnormal Psychology 3
BIO 186 Microbiology 4
ADN 621 Nursing III 9
ADN 235 Principles of Pharmacology for Nursing 3
ADN 622 Nursing IV 9



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Visit at 4647 Stone Avenue, Sioux City, Iowa 51106
4647 Stone Avenue
Sioux City, Iowa 51106
Call 800.349.4649 or 712.274.6400
Email info@witcc.edu