The mission of the Nursing Department is to prepare and perpetuate knowledgeable and caring nurses who are aware of and sensitive to the health needs of the diverse culture, and the growing number of complex diseases and disorders, in order to care for clients in a variety of health care settings.

The department offers programs that will qualify the graduate of the Nurse Aide Training Program to take the National Nurse Aide Assessment Program Examination (NNAAP) for certification, and the National Council for Licensure Examination (NCLEX-PN) for the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), and Registered Nurse (NCLEX-RN) that will provide the foundation for a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN).