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Program Director:

Lucille Rybka, Ed.D, RN

Dept. Chair:

Diana Johnston, MSN, RN

Admin. Assistant:

Cheryl Watt



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Jan Delapp, MA

Nursing Program Announcements & Updates

(All documents are in PDF format [Adobe Acrobat]. If you cannot read these documents, you may download a free copy of Adobe Acrobat Reader by clicking here).

PLEASE NOTE: There is an error in the college catalog for Nurse 420. Students must take either Sociology -OR- Anthropology before or with Nurse 420, not both as the catalog states.

The Spring 2019 RN application will be available August 31 through September 28. Students will access the application through eServices.

Questions about the nursing program that cannot be found online can be emailed to

APPLICATION CHANGE - Effective Spring 2018

Each incoming class will be randomly selected from candidates who have 70 points or more. Students with less than 70 points are not eligible to apply.


Effective spring 2018 for the fall 2018 application, only the ATI TEAS current version will be accepted.


If a student has multiple test scores within one year, only the first/earliest score will be accepted unless evidence of remediation is provided. For more information, please see the TEAS Guidelines form on the TEAS tab to the left.

Registered Nursing at American River College - Inserested in the ARC Nursing Program? Start here!

General Information Sheet  - Revised 6/18

Frequently Asked Questions - Revised 7/2017

Information Sessions - Click here for Fall 2018 dates - What does it mean to be a Nurse? What can you do to prepare for Nursing school? Learn more about the multi-criteria selection process and how to maximize your points. Students do not need to register, just show up.

Information Session Powerpoint - Can't make it to an information session? Review the presentation here!

Articulation Grid 2010 Edition

Articulation Grid 2017 Edition (Current)

Student Handbook - Spring 2017 to Present