Associate of Science Nursing Program


This mission of the Coastal Pines Technical College Associate Degree Nursing Program is to prepare scholars as novice practitioners to enter the nursing field providing safe and effective care. Through embodying areas of caring, critical thinking, related study fields of science, nursing and humanitites content knowledge; and refining individuals to practice nursing in a variety of settings in the healthcare workforce field, goal achievement is attained. The faculty of the nursing program supports state of the art teaching and learning activities through traditional and distance delivery formats.

Purpose Statement:

The purpose of the Assciate of Science Nursing program is to provide the student with the appropriate knowledge, skills, and attitudes to practice both safe and competent care as a novice nurse, in a variety of clinical settings. In addition, the program develops analytical thinking; incorporates knowledge from nursing, the sciences and fine arts; incorporates general education courses; and emphasizes the values of safe, caring, holistic and cultural sensitivity.

For more information on the classes offered in this program, visit the catalog link below.


ASN Competitive Admissions Guide

Program Handbook

Application for ASN Program

Program Outcomes

NCLEX pass rate 80% (12/15) 2021

Program Completion Rates: 37.5% (15/40) 2021

Job Placement Rate: 100% (15/15) 2021


The Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) Associate of Science Nursing (ASN) Program was awarded full program approval at the September 15, 2021 Georgia Board of Nursing Meeting.

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

Note: Upon granting of initial accreditation by the ACEN Board of Commissioners, the effective date of initial accreditation is the date on which the nursing program was approved by the ACEN as a candidate program that concluded in the Board of Commissioners granting initial accreditation in January 2021.