Nursing is a profession that provides for the physical and emotional needs of human beings from birth to the end of life. Registered Nurses (RNs) work as patient advocates to promote health, prevent disease, and help people cope with illness. When providing direct patient care, RNs observe, assess, and record symptoms, reactions, and progress; administer medications; instruct patients and families in proper care, and assist in convalescence and rehabilitation.

The Brookdale Nursing Program offers a comprehensive and challenging curriculum that fulfills the requirements for an Associate Degree in Applied Science. Upon completion of this program, graduates are prepared for entry level positions in acute care hospitals and long term care facilities. Graduates are eligible to sit for the National Council Licensing Exam for Registered Nursing. Successful completion of this examination results in licensure as an RN. Brookdale’s highly respected nursing graduates are employed in all aspects of nursing in health care facilities in Monmouth county and surrounding areas.

Admission Process, Requirements & Application Forms

Learn more about BSN completion programs

LPN Advanced Placement Program

Click here to view the New curriculum for the Nursing Program, A.A.S.

  • Implementation date of Fall 2017 for the start of the first nursing courses: NURS 111, 125 & 171
  • The program listed may be changed or revised

The Nursing Program is accredited by:

The New Jersey Board of Nursing (NJBON)
124 Halsey Street, 6th Floor, Newark, NJ 07102

and the

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road, NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326

If you have questions or complaints about the program, you can contact NJBON and/or ACEN.


The Brookdale Nursing Program has been designated as a Center of Excellence (COE) by the National League for Nursing.