Nursing

Normandale offers an innovative and affordable dual-admission nursing program. Utilizing the Minnesota Alliance for Nursing Education (MANE) curriculum, students earn their Associate of Science Degree as part of a Bachelor of Science in Nursing through our partnership with Metropolitan State University. We are committed to student success in meeting career goals.

Nursing Education at Normandale

The Normandale Community College nursing program will prepare you to administer patient-centered nursing care in a variety of settings. Our faculty, facilities and programs combine to give you a strong preparation for your health career as a registered nurse.

In 2017, 94 percent of Normandale's Nursing graduates passed the NCLEX-RN exam on their first try.  Our graduates' NCLEX pass rates are consistently higher than the national average.

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Normandale (MANE) nursing students are dually admitted to Normandale nursing and Metropolitan State University to facilitate seamless progression towards a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing (BSN).  We offer you a high quality nursing education at an affordable cost. Our graduates are proud to say they are from Normandale!

Please note that the Normandale Community College Nursing Program is not PSEO eligible.

Employment Outlook for Registered Nurses

The need for nurses is expected to increase in Minnesota and throughout the country. The Bureau of Labor Statistics website currently states that "Employment of registered nurses (RNs) is expected to grow 26 % from 2010 to 2020, faster than the average for all occupations."

Today's nurses work in a variety of settings making your nursing a career one with flexibility and growth potential. Registered nurses earn strong wages which vary with the employment setting, level of education and experience. For more detailed information, see Careerwise.