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Para-Professional Nurse

Dodge City Community College offers an Associate of Applied Science in Nursing Degree in Traditional Hybrid Online formats. Both formats follow the same curriculum and include theory and clinical experience in patient care in a variety of settings. Students accepted into the traditional day program attend classes on campus and participate in clinicals during the week. Students accepted into the hybrid program complete the theory portion online and participate in clinicals in Dodge City on selected weekends. All students who complete the ADN curriculum are eligible to apply for licensure.

How to Apply

Due to the limited enrollment, students must apply to the Department of Nursing Education in addition to the college. Nursing applications are accepted September 1st - April 1st.

Acceptance to Nursing

Please contact the Director of the program or the nursing advisor concerning admission requirements. Admission requirements and additional information can be found at

Advanced standing for LPNs

Students with current PN licensure and one of year practical experience may apply to either program to complete the Associate Degree.

Start Date

Both nursing programs start in the fall semester.

For more information, please contact:

Program Director
(620) 227-9240

(620) 227-9234

No license, certificate of qualification to practice nursing as licensed professional nurse, a licensed practical nurse, as an advanced registered nurse practitioner or registered nurse anesthetist shall be granted to a person with a felony conviction for a crime against persons as specified in article 34 of chapter 21 of the Kansas Statutes Annotated and acts amendatory thereof or supplemental thereto (Kansas Practice Act 65-1120)

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College Catalog

This catalog contains the curriculum information a student needs in planning his or her studies at Dodge City Community College.  All students need to become familiar with the language of the college catalog and the necessity of planning a sequence that will provide either a one-year certificate or a two-year degree.  Advisors are provided to assist students in planning their academic program.  As a student, please make sure that you consult your advisor for guidance in planning a program of study.  Students are ultimately responsible for assuring that their academic program meets the requirements for graduation and/or transfer to another degree granting institution.