Associate of Applied Science in Nursing (RN)

New Mexico Nursing Education Consortium (NMNEC) Curriculum


Program Description

New Mexico Junior College Nursing Program offers a two-year registered nursing education program. The curriculum includes classroom, laboratory, and supervised clinical instruction.The mission of the NMJC Nursing Program is to promote success through learning by facilitating acquisition of the knowledge, attitudes, and skills required by entry-level nurses to provide legal, ethical, safe, and effective nursing care for individuals, families, and groups within our community.

Degree Offering
Associate of Applied Science Degree in Nursing (RN)

NMJC AccreditationNursing Accreditation

NMJC Associate Degree Student Achievement Data - Class of 2015

NMJC Associate Degree Student Achievement Data
NCLEX-RN 1st Time Test-taker Pass Rate for 201595.45%
Class of 2015 - Students Completing Program (admitted to Level 1 - Fall, 2013 and completed within 6 semesters)82%
Class of 2015 - Students Not Completing Program (admitted to Level 1 - Fall, 2013 and did not complete within in 6 semesters)18%
Class of 2015 - Employment Rate for Students Seeking Employment100%

Pre-nursing Advisement

Registered Nursing Program Admission Requirements

Application Packet

Please complete and submit the following documents to the Nursing Program Office before 5:00pm on May 20 of each year.

Suggested Course Sequencing

Requirements for Graduation:

Registered Nurse Career Opportunites

Students who successfully complete the nursing program plan of study receive an Associate of Applied Science Degree (AAS) in Nursing and are eligible to write the National Council Licensing Examination-Registered Nurse (NCLEX-RN) for licensure as a registered nurse (RN).

Registered nurses provide and coordinate patient care, educate patients and the public about various health conditions, and provide advice and emotional support to patients and their family members.

Registered nurses work in hospitals, physicians' offices, home healthcare services, and nursing care facilities, correctional facilities, schools, and the military.

Career Advancement Opportunities

Nursing program graduates may continue their education by pursuing higher degrees in nursing such as a Bachelor (BSN), Master (MSN), or Doctorate (PhD) degree as well as Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS), Nurse Practitioner (NP), or Doctorate degree in Nursing Practice (DrNP).

For information contact:

Misty Stine
Interim Director of Registered Nursing Program
New Mexico Junior College
5317 Lovington Highway, McLean Hall Room 116
Hobbs, NM 88240
575.492.2514 telephone, 575.492.2527 fax

Nursing Program Staff Directory

New Mexico Nursing Education Consortium (NMNEC)