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Gadsden State Community College

Accreditation/Program Approval


The Registered Nursing & Practical Nursing programs are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing to offer the Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree or a certificate, respectively, in nursing education.

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850 | Atlanta, Georgia 30326
P. (404) 975-5000 | F. (404) 975-5020 |



Program Approval

The nursing education programs at Gadsden State are approved by the Alabama Board of Nursing to offer the registered nursing and practical nursing programs. Upon satisfactory completion of the program, graduates are eligible to write the National Council Licensure Examination for Practice Nurses (NCLEX-PN) or Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). After passing the examination, graduates are able to use the appropriate title:  “licensed practical nurse” or “registered nurse”.


Alabama Board of Nursing

RSA Plaza St. 250

 770 Washington Avenue

 Montgomery, AL  36104


Phone:  800-656-5318 or 334-242-4060