Why study the Nursing (RN Track) at Riverland?
- ACEN Accreditation- Riverland Community College’s Nursing Program is accredited by Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). They are also approved by the Minnesota Board of Nursing (MBON).
- Strong clinical partners- Riverland Community College partners with numerous healthcare providers in the region to provide hands-on clinical experiences for students
- Superior learning experiences including simulation space- active learning in the classroom, labs, and supervised clinical experiences. In addition, our state of the art Allied Health Simulation Lab creates a unique learning environment that promotes independent student learning and collaboration between nursing students and their respective nursing faculty members.
- Faculty and staff- accredited programs assure that students have access to academically and experientially qualified faculty and staff.
Riverland is now offering the Nursing (RN Track) Dual Admission Program partnership with Winona State University and is intended for students pursuing an Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) intending to bridge to their Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree. This program allows students to complete some credits towards a BSN while they are enrolled in the ADN Nursing Program.
- At the time of enrollment to students may be admitted at Riverland and Winona State University.
- Students in the nursing program can begin Winona State University upper-level division general education courses during any semester of their ADN coursework, provided they have completed prerequisite requirements.
- Winona State University allows nursing students flexibility in obtaining their BSN degree. Students can obtain their BSN full-time or part-time.
Any student from Wisconsin, Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota, Illinois, or Minnesota who is currently enrolled at Riverland is granted in-state tuition when they transfer to Winona State University (WSU). Contact WSU admissions for details.