» Nursing (AD) Program «

Career Information

Many employment opportunities are available locally, state-wide, and nationally for nurses in hospitals, clinics, and nursing home facilities. Locally hired Associate Degree graduates may be required to complete a Bachelors Degree within six (6) years of their hire date as a Registered Nurse (RN). Education may be completed in Rochester from completion programs offered at Augsburg College, St. Scholastica, Viterbo University, and Winona State University - Rochester. (For the most up to date statewide occupational employment information please visit the following website. http://www.deed.state.mn.us/lmi/tools/oid/

LPN to RN TransitionQualities of a Nurse

  • Upholds Professional standards and behaviors
  • Able to think critically and act responsively
  • Work well with other people (patients, physicians and other allied health professionals)
  • Possess good communication skills (i.e. listening, teaching, documenting)
  • Problem solving skills
  • Caring and empathetic
  • Able to work varied work hours, including weekends, evenings and holidays
  • Respect for confidentiality
  • Manual dexterity, visual acuity, physical strength and endurance
  • Neat, well-groomed, appearance

Links to Baccalaureate Programs Offered in Rochester:

Augsburg College
St. Scholastica
Viterbo University
Winona State University - Rochester


Last Updated: October 7, 2014

About RCTCAcademicsAdmissionsAthleticsServicesStudent Life