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Level II Nursing (A.D.N.) Curriculum Requirements 

The Level II program is offered on the NCMC’s campus or at the outreach site at Northwest Technical School in Maryville, MO. NCMC’s Associate Degree (RN) program is a two semester, intense, fast-paced program designed to prepare LPN’s for the role of a Registered Professional Nurse. The program is comprised of academic studies and clinical experiences. Upon completion of this program, the graduate will be eligible to apply to the Missouri State Board of Nursing to take the NCLEX-RN. Admission into the nursing program is selective. Please refer to the Pre-admission packet for more details.
Pre-Requisites: Course Number Hours
Anatomy BI240 4
Physiology (must take Anatomy first) BI242 4
*Human Chemistry BI241 3
Speech SP175 3
General Psychology PY121 3
General Sociology SO107 3
Microbiology BI243 4
English I EN101 3
American History to 1877 HI103
   or National Government    or PL216 3
Core Nursing Program Requirements
Maternal Child Nursing III NR250 3
Nursing Through the Lifespan I NR254 9
Trends and Issues in Nursing NR230 1
Mental Health Nursing NR242 2
Nursing Through the Lifespan II NR256 9
Mental Health Nursing NR242 3
Leadership in Nursing NR295 1


  • *Students from Practical Nursing Programs with less than the required eight (8) credit hours of Anatomy and Physiology, with or without lab, or Body Structure and Function may be required to take additional course work, such as Human Chemistry.
  • Transcripts are evaluated on an individual basis. 
  • Required pre-entry courses must be taken prior to entry into the program.
  • All nursing classes must be taken in sequence.