Nursing Program Ranks Top 5

York Technical College’s cooperative nursing program with the University of South Carolina at Lancaster has been ranked among the nation’s top vocational, career and community colleges for nursing, ranking in at 5th out of the top 75. York Tech’s nursing program was one of two South Carolina schools to make the list.

Over 3,200 colleges and universities offering nursing majors were evaluated using three factors: the institution’s academic prestige and perceived value, the breadth and depth of nursing programs offered and student success, particularly on the NCLEX national licensure exam. Out of the 3,200 schools reviewed, just 4% made the final list.NursingScool

The Associate Degree Nursing Program at York Tech prepares individuals for the practice of registered nursing to provide direct client care across the life span. Those who complete the program will provide care directed to patients who have health needs and require assistance to maintain or restore their optimum state of health. Graduates are prepared to address acute and chronic healthcare needs and common, well-defined healthcare problems in hospitals, long-term care facilities and certain community health agencies.

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