Registered Nursing A.A.S. Degree
School of Health Sciences
Program curriculum requirements are subject to change.
This program does not have a waitlist. Students are admitted through a petition process. Please read all information through the links on the right.
A criterion considered in the petition process is verification of student residency. Students selected via the petition process are chosen based on MATC district residency, then Wisconsin nondistrict residency, followed by nonresidents, unless otherwise stated.
Assistance with petition packet paperwork will not be provided once petition windows have opened.
Downtown Milwaukee (day program): 414-297-MATC
Mequon (day program): 262-238-2300
Start Dates: August/January
Special Admission Requirements: Biology and chemistry.
Program Code: 10-543-1
Detailed Program Information:
Fall 2012 - Spring 2013 Course Requirements
The Registered Nursing program prepares you for employment in a variety of health care settings. Extensive laboratory experiences allow you to sharpen technical skills, and clinical study allows you to participate in supervised patient care in health care settings. Upon graduation, you may take the RN licensure exam. Further education will enhance your potential for specialist and supervisory positions. Core skills include verbal and written communication skills, physical and emotional stamina, the ability to work under stress and a sincere concern for people. You must complete a Nursing Assistant course before enrollment in this degree program. The demand for RNs is high; job prospects are excellent.