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Nursing & Healthcare Administration

Prepare for a career in Nursing & Healthcare Administration with WATC’s Practical Nurse, Registered Nurse, IV Therapy, CNA, CMA and HHA programs. 

IV Therapy

This 3 credit hour course prepares LPNs to perform activities as defined in KAR 60-16-102(b).  Presents knowledge, skills and competencies in the administration of intravenous fluid therapy, which will quality LPNs to perform this procedure safely. For more information click here.

Healthcare Administration & Management

This program provides additional skills to enhance the success of the practical nurse certificate. It will include study skills, time management, social awareness skills, an introduction to critical thinking, APA format, review of PN policies and procedures, and learning in a hybrid/online format. For more information, click here.

Practical Nurse

The Practical Nurse program provides the common body of knowledge and skills essential for the practical nurse’s entry into practice. The curriculum fulfills the educational requirements for licensure as a licensed practical nurse (LPN). Upon completion of the program, graduates are eligible to take the NCLEX-PN examination. This program does not offer credit for experiential learning. There are pathways for articulation to degree nursing programs. Students continuing their education for an ADN or BSN should consult a counselor regarding transfer of credit for all courses. For more information, click here.

Registered Nurse

Earning your ADRN is now easier than ever thanks to the South Central Kansas Nursing Partnership between Wichita Area Technical College and Pratt Community College.

Students can earn their ADRN from Pratt Community College at WATC’s main campus, the National Center for Aviation Training.

You MUST have a Practical Nurse License before you can apply to the Registered Nurse ProgramFor more information about WATC’s PN program, click here. For more information about PCC’s nursing program, click here.

Degree and Certificate Options
Practical Nurse (Technical Certificate) 48 Credit Hours
Healthcare Administration & Management (Associate of Applied Science) 67 Credit Hours
Registered Nurse (Associate Degree)
Pratt CC
IV Therapy
3 Credit Hours

Admission Requirements & Additional Information

Program Checklist

Course Descriptions

4501 E. 47th Street South, Wichita, KS 67210
Edmondson_E To get started, new students may contact:

Ebony Edmondson
Admissions Counselor


Kiel_D Current students may contact:

DaJina Kiel 
Academic Coach


WATC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

The Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500 • Chicago, IL 60604
www.ncahlc.org • 800.621.7440

PCC’s PN and ADN Programs and WATC’s PN Program are approved by:

Kansas State Board of Nursing (KSBN)
Landon State Office Bldg, 900 SW Jackson, Suite 1051 Topeka, KS 66612-1230
(785) 296-3782.

PCC’s ADN Program is accredited by:

National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850; Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 975-5000 or www.nlnac.org.


Students interested in this program are eligible to apply for federal financial aid.

Program Integrity – Gainful Employment

In accordance with 34 CFR 668.6(b), that requires institutions to disclose certain information about the programs to prospective students, please see: Gainful Employment.