Nursing Program

Bobbi Davis
Administrative Assistant  
Allied Health & Nursing 
New Mexico Junior College             
1 Thunderbird Circle
Hobbs, NM 88240
575.492.2517 telephone
575.492.2527 fax

Cammie Armstrong

Director of Allied Health & Nursing
New Mexico Junior College
Allied Health Building
 1Thunderbird Circle
Hobbs, NM 88240
575.492.2514 telephone
575.492.2527 fax

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Associate of Applied Science in Nursing AAS (ADN/RN)


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Program Description

The mission of NMJC as a comprehensive community college is to promote success through learning. The mission of NMJC Nursing Program is to promote success through learning by facilitating the acquisition of knowledge, skills, and attitudes required by entry-level nurses to provide safe, patient-centered, high quality, nursing care across the lifespan that is evidence-based for diverse individuals, families, and communities. 

The NMJC Nursing Program offers a comprehensive curriculum that is taught in a state of the art facility. The two-year registered nursing education program - Associate of Applied Science in Nursing (AAS) includes classroom, laboratory, and supervised clinical instruction in real and simulated environments. Up to 50 students are accepted into the program each August. Applications are accepted in the nuring program until May 20th each year for admission into the fall semester. Information regarding the application process, admission requirements, and application packets are found in the Nursing Menu to the left.

NMJC Registered Nursing Program has Full Approval from the New Mexico State Board of Nursing. Contact information for the New Mexico Board of Nursing is:

6301 Indian School Road NE Suite 710
Albuquerque, NM 87110
(505) 841-8340 (Office) (505) 841-8347 (Fax)

New Mexico Board of Nursing

Upon successful completion of the program, students are eligible to take the national exam (NCLEX-RN) for RN licensure.

NMJC RN Program End-of-Program Student Learning Outcomes

It is anticipated that the graduate of the NMJC Nursing Program will:
1. Engage in professional nursing practice that is patient-centered and culturally appropriate for individual, families, and communities.

2. Integrate principles of quality improvement and safety into nursing practice within healthcare organizations and systems.

3. Deliver nursing care that is evidence-based.

4. Demonstrate leadership behaviors through the application of policies that apply to healthcare delivery.

5. Engage in effective inter-professional collaboration in the delivery of healthcare for quality patient outcomes.

6. Utilize technologies for the management of information and in the delivery of patient care.

Registered Nurse Career Opportunities
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 (DNP).


NMJC Accreditation
New Mexico Junior College is Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, North Central Association
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The associate degree nursing program at New Mexico Junior College located in Hobbs, New Mexico is accredited by the:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400
Atlanta, GA 30326.
Phone: (404)975-5000


The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the associate degree nursing program is continuing accreditation.

View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program at

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NMJC Associate Degree Nursing Student Achievement Data


NMJC ADN Student Achievement Data




NMJC ADN NCLEX-RN 1st Attempt Pass Rate (calendar year)

*80.7%  90.6% 

ADN Program Completion - % of total number of students entering the program and completing the program within 150% of program length (6 semesters)

*47%  68% 44%

ADN Program Completion - % of total number of students entering the program and completing the program within 100% of program length (4 semesters)

- 45% 41%

NOTICE August 1, 2018: The NMJC Nursing Program admitted the last cohort of BSN dual degree students in fall 2018. The program will continue to teach out the cohorts admitted in fall of 2017 and 2018. Beginning fall 2019, the program will only admit students to the ADN option
 *Covid-19 had a profound effect on the 2021 cohort.