Program Facts

Train to join the largest occupation in the hospital setting with Concorde in Memphis.

Learn essential clinical care skills to treat patients across the lifespan.

Complete your degree in as few as 21 months of study.


America’s 3.1 million registered nurses (RNs) make a difference every single day—and we need more of them. If you’re a compassionate person who’s also interested in science, nursing could be the right career path for you.

Concorde Career College in Memphis offers an Associate of Applied Science in Nursing degree program (AASN) you can complete in as few as 21 months. This program combines online general education classes, traditional classroom and lab instruction and clinical experience to equip you for skilled patient care in less than two years. After successfully completing this program, you can become eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination – Registered Nurse® (NCLEX-RN®).

Practical Nursing Curriculum

Our AASN degree program teaches foundational skills to help you start your nursing career right. In addition to nursing theory and practical courses, it also covers general education topics designed to improve your communication and critical thinking capabilities.

  • Microbiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Mental and Behavioral Health Nursing
  • Adult Health Nursing I and II
  • Foundations of Nursing Practice
  • Health Assessment
  • Nursing Care of Childbearing and Childrearing Families
  • Transition to Professional Practice
  • Multisystem Disorders
  • NCLEX Preparation and Capstone