Welcome to Bellevue College Nursing Program!

The Bellevue College Nursing Program consists of:

Nursing Assistant Certified Program (NAC)

This program prepares students for the National Nurse Aide Assessment Program (NNAAP) Examination for OBRA Nursing Assistant Registry and Certification in Washington State. Our program is an Approved Washington State Nursing Assistant, Certified Program.


Associate Degree Nursing Program (ADN)

Our program prepares graduates for beginning level clinical practice as Registered Nurses through an associate degree in nursing . Graduates are eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). The license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of Washington is granted by the Washington State Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission.


 RN to BSN Program (RN-BSN)

The Bellevue College RN to BSN program builds upon the academic foundations and experience of the Associate Degree prepared nurse. The Essentials of Baccalaureate Education in Nursing is the basic foundation of the RN to BSN program.


Continuing Nursing Education (CNE)

Classes and workshops for Healthcare Professionals.


RN Refresher (RNR)

Our RN refresher program is for registered nurses who have not been actively practicing, have been working in nursing positions other than acute care, or need to reactivate their Washington State license.


The nursing program functions within the framework of the mission and goals of Bellevue College. As part of the larger community, the nursing program builds upon the college’s mission by preparing students for life-long learning by offering a high-quality, flexible, and accessible education. Our programs are responsive to the changing needs of the community, and is representative of the diverse demographics of the college. The nursing program provides full and equal access to opportunities for educational advancement.