For the most part the instructors are high-quality and very knowledgeable about the subjects they are teaching. There are ample opportunities for learning and the new center for excellence in practice has an amazing simulation set-up. Some of the precepting nurses at the clinical sites are less than desirable and overall very rude. The clinical sites themselves are good and provide many situations for learning for students that have no previous nursing experience. The clinical instructors are generally good and stick to the rubrics of what is expected. The clinical prep work the day before is grueling and very time consuming, about six to eight hours worth of prep work.
The tuition is extremely expensive for an Associate level education. At $560 a credit, I could be taking graduate level courses. In addition, I feel that I could be getting the same quality education at a community college that would afford the same learning and educational opportunities.