ECU RIBN and aRIBN

ECU RIBN

Eastern North Carolina’s Carolina Regionally Increasing Baccalaureate Nurses (RIBN) program provides a four-year nursing option that concurrently enrolls students in  James Sprunt Community College and East Carolina University College of Nursing — where they complete both their Associate Degree in Nursing and Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing. Students apply to this program when they are a senior in high school and complete all four years of the RIBN curriculum.

 

Students In the ENC RIBN Track

  • Spend the first three years at JSCC campus along with at least one online course per semester at East Carolina University
  • Receive their Associate Degree in Nursing at the end of their third year
  • After passing the state licensure exam, progress to the fourth year of the program, completing coursework online at ECU in the RN to BSN program

To learn more about ECU’s RIBN program, click here.

ECU aRIBN

The aRIBN program provides a three-year nursing option that concurrently enrolls students in a Community College and a University — where they complete both their Associate’s Degree in Nursing and Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing. Students apply to this program after they have been accepted into JSCC’s  Applied Associates Degree in Nursing.

Students In the ENC aRIBN Track:

  • Complete all first-year general education and prerequisite courses satisfactorily with a “C’ or better according to the aRIBN curriculum plan for JSCC.
  • Are accepted into the Associate Degree Nursing program at JSCC.
  • Complete at least 1 online course per semester at ECU.
  • Receive their Associate Degree in Nursing at the end of their second year.
  • After passing the state licensure exam, progress to the third year of the program.
  • Complete third-year coursework online at East Carolina University in the RN to BSN program.

To learn more about ECU’s aRIBN program, click here.

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