Nursing Completion Paramedic to ADN

Associate Degree

Program Number: 105431

Credits: 61

Area of Study: Health Sciences

Delivery Method:
Some Online / Some In Person*

Financial Aid Available

Estimated Program Cost:

Tuition - $9,559.00
Materials/Supplemental Costs
Other Costs
Total Estimated Program Costs*:

Madison College and the Associate Degree Nursing program faculty value the education and experience you have obtained as a paramedic.

If you wish to advance your educational preparation to become a registered nurse, you may be eligible to apply to the Nursing Completion: Paramedic to Associate Degree Nursing program, which allows you to enter into the third semester of the Associate Degree Nursing program curriculum. 

You will be required to complete the appropriate Paramedic to RN Bridge courses prior to entering the third semester Associate Degree Nursing courses.

Program Details

Some Nursing courses are offered in the evening.

Explore financial aid eligibility for this program. 

The Associate Degree Nursing program at Madison Area Technical College at the Fort Atkinson, Reedsburg, Truax and Watertown campus locations located in Fort Atkinson, Reedsburg, Madison and Watertown, Wisconsin is accredited by the:


Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400 Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 975-5000


The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the Associate Degree nursing program is Continuing Accreditation. The Madison College Nursing (RN) program is approved by the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services.


Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400, Atlanta, Georgia 30326 • 404.975.5000 •


To Apply

Students need to complete the petition process to get into core-program classes for this program. Before submitting an application, it’s important to review the Petition Process webpage which also includes estimated wait times for each program.

After Acceptance

Once you have been accepted in a pre-program status, your next step is to complete the for Nursing Completion Paramedic to ADN Petition Requirements.

Fall 2020 and Spring 2021               Fall 2021 and Spring 202              


Contact Nursing Advisor, Jill Hadfield for admission and petition assistance.


Prospective program students, the information below reflects the basic requirements for students admitted for the 2021-2022 academic year. To learn more about Madison College, visit us.

Current program students (including newly admitted), go directly to your Degree Progress Report (also referred to as an Advising Report or Academic Requirements) to view:

  • Progress toward your specific requirements
  • Alternative (in lieu of) courses to meet specific requirements

If you have questions after reviewing your report, please see Advising Services.


There are currently no Transfer Partnerships for this program. Review our Transfer Opportunities page for information on all Madison College transfer options.

  • Implement one’s role as a nurse in ways that reflect integrity, responsibility, ethical practices and an evolving identity as a nurse committed to evidenced-based practice, caring, advocacy and quality care.
  • Demonstrate appropriate written, verbal and nonverbal communication in a variety of clinical contexts.
  • Integrate social, mathematical and physical sciences, pharmacology and pathophysiology in clinical decision making.
  • Provide patient-centered care by utilizing the nursing process across diverse populations and health care settings.
  • Minimize risk of harm to patients, members of the healthcare team and self through safe individual performance and participation in system effectiveness.
  • Lead the multidisciplinary health care team to provide effective patient care throughout the lifespan.

We prepare you to pass the national licensing exam (NCLEX-RN) to become a Registered Nurse.

ACEN (Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing) logo



The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that employment of registered nurses is projected to grow 19% through 2022, faster than the average for all occupations.

Our Associate Degree Nursing program graduates work for a range of employers throughout Wisconsin including Access Community Health Centers, Columbus Community Hospital, Mercy Health System, St. Clare Hospital & Health Services, VA Medical Center, Willows Nursing & Rehabilitation Center and more.  

With additional education, Nursing program graduates may:

  • Transfer credits toward a bachelor of science in Nursing
  • Attain a master of science in Nursing 

The most recent accreditation decision made by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing Board of Commissioners for the Associate Degree Nursing program is Continuing Accreditation. The Madison College (RN) Nursing program is approved by the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services.