Your Career in Nursing Starts at QVCC

nurses standing together

Nursing Jobs are in Demand

nurses average $38.56 an hour
45% of nurses have AS degrees

Why you should start  your career in nursing at QVCC?

Start your college experience at QVCC while you complete your prerequisite courses in order to transfer to a Nursing Program.  We offer students the opportunity to complete basic foundation general education courses in the humanities, mathematics, and natural and social sciences required for associate and bachelor degree programs.

QVCC is an affordable and convenient choice.

We are an an excellent way to prepare for your next step.

Did you Know?

Employment of registered nurses is projected to grow 15% from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations, per the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Start at QVCC and Transfer In or Outside of CT

Two Year Options

RN Associate Programs within the CT Community College System consists of a four-semester associate program offered at six community colleges: Capital, Gateway,  Naugatuck Valley, Northwestern, Norwalk  and Three Rivers.


CT Community College Nursing Packet
Information for LPNs
Application to the CT Community College Nursing Program
Men in Nursing

Additional In-State Four-Year Options

In-State Four-Year Options at CT State Universities

RN Bachelor Degree Programs

Charter Oak State College – Dual Admissions Agreement

State Universities: Central CT State University
Southern CT State University
Western CT State University

After completion of an Associates in Science Nursing degree there are many options to continue with an RN to BSN/MSN Program

Local Out-of-State Options

Ready to get started?

  1. Apply for Admission to QVCC.
    Select General Studies as your primary major and select the Health Career Pathways certificate as your secondary major.
    Already applied and need to change your major?
    Complete the Change of Status Form
  2. Apply for Financial Aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, which determines aid eligibility.
    Need help completing the FAFSA?
    Contact Philhemina Boone at or 860-576-8336
  3. Have questions about pre-nursing at QVCC?
    Schedule an advising appointment

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