Associate Degree Nursing

The purpose of the Associate Degree Nursing Program is to provide high quality education to individuals in the community seeking a career as a registered nurse and to promote the transition of the licensed practical nurse into the role of the registered nurse. Graduates of the program are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) to become a registered nurse.

Employment opportunities are vast within the global health care system and may include positions within acute, chronic, extended, industrial, and community health care facilities.

Program Announcements

The LPN to ADN Transition option will not be offered for Spring 2022. The next start date will be Fall 2022. Please contact Robin Seropian ( or Domonique Baldwin ( for further information.

The nursing programs are now accepting transfer requests from the community college system. Please contact Emily Fink ( for more information.

Next Transfer Information session – Coming soon!

Program Chair
Emily Fink

Emily Fink



Employment of Registered Nurses is projected to grow 11 percent from 2018 to 2028 in North Carolina.

Nurses make up the single largest sector in healthcare. With more than 2.6 million nurses currently employed in the United States, there are more nurses than there are doctors, pharmacists, or dentists.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Registered Nurses have an average salary of $66,820 in the state of North Carolina as of May 2020.

The resources at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College helped me get organized and gave me life skills. I’m excited for my job at Rowan Regional.
Michelle Terpstra


I pretty much have my dream job – I love working with kids. As a pediatric nurse practitioner, it is so rewarding to help kids go from sick to well.
Ashley Honeycutt