Paramedic to

A.D.N. Bridge

Accelerated path to an Associate Degree in Nursing for currently certified Paramedics.


About Our Program

This program allows experienced Paramedics to earn an Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) in two semesters after completing the NUR 215 course. The personalized progression pathway allows Paramedics to earn an (ADN) with minimal repetition of the skills and knowledge they have already learned. Applicants must be a current Paramedic.

This Paramedic to ADN Bridge program prepares students for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). Mayland's (NCLEX-RN) pass rate for 2020 - 100%.

RN Class


Small Class Size

Students learn faster and perform better in smaller classes. Our smaller class size results in more individual attention, increased participation, and better communication between the instructor and students.

Nursing SIM Man


Simulation Labs

The lab creates additional opportunities for students to build confidence by applying the skills they learned in a clinical setting. Various human patient simulators help students practice clinical decision making and nursing judgement in a safe environment. 

Affordable Education


Financial Assistance for ADN

Mayland encourages students to complete the FAFSA for federal Pell Grants, apply to MCC Foundation Scholarships, community scholarships, and other local resources.



Employment Outlook

Median Registered Nurse Salary in NC

$24-51 hourly

2,482 Annual Job Openings Projected Through 2025

Wage data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Paramedic to A.D.N. Entrance Requirements

These following must be completed prior to program entrance: All coursework must be completed with a minimum grade of C.

  • Hold a Paramedic certification with the NC office of Emergency Medical Services or National Registry
  • ENG 002
  • ENG 111 Writing & Inquiry
  • BIO 168 Anatomy & Physiology I
  • BIO 169 Anatomy & Physiology II
  • PSY 150 General Psychology
  • NUR 215 Paramedic to RN Bridge Concepts (Completed with minimum grade of B)
  • Cumulative GPA 2.5
  • Meet benchmark scores on Kaplan Entrance Exam (Overall 55%, Reading 60%)

Take the next step in your nursing career.

Register now at Mayland Community College