The mission of the Nursing Program at Beal College is to prepare each student to become a competent, compassionate, and well-respected registered nurse (RN). As an entry level Associate Degree practitioner, the Beal graduate is prepared to provide holistic nursing care to patients and their families, across the lifespan, in a variety of acute, long-term care, and community health settings. The Program, based on the vision and values of the College, accomplished its mission by:

  • Promoting excellence in both didactic and clinical teaching;
  • Sharing responsibilities with students for their individual learning;
  • Encouraging student use of support services for academic success;
  • Partnering with community resources to ensure a current curriculum;
  • Respecting the uniqueness of each individual student.

Completion of the ADN Program qualifies graduates to receive an Associate in Science Degree in Nursing (ADN). The ADN qualifies the graduate for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN), and application for state licensure as a registered nurse (RN) in Maine.


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Why earn your Associate of Science Degree in Nursing at Beal College?

Because Beal College:

  • Is a welcoming campus with a student-centered environment;
  • Will prepare you to be a competent, compassionate, and well-respected nurse;
  • Has a realistic course schedule to support a student's success;
  • Is veteran friendly, working to ensure the educational success of America's military;
  • Has a simulation lab on campus.

Our Nursing program is the ideal transition education for LPNs, Foreign Doctors and Paramedics who wish to become Registered Nurses.

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