Associate in Nursing (DTA/MRP)

Grays Harbor College offers an Associate in Nursing (DTA/MRP) which qualifies the graduate to take the licensure exam for registered nursing (NCLEX-RN). In addition, this degree also enables the student to complete a BSN in one academic year at any accepting university in Washington State.

Registered nurses work in a variety of health care settings including hospitals, nursing homes, community and home health agencies, schools, and offices. A license is required to practice professional nursing. Applicants for licensure in Washington State must be graduates of a school of nursing approved by the Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission, an agency of the Department of Health.

More Information on the Nursing Program at GHC

Degree Outcomes

  • Communicate effectively
  • Demonstrate critical thinking
  • Demonstrate information literacy
  • Demonstrate quantitative literacy
  • Demonstrate personal responsibility
  • Demonstrate social responsibility
  • Demonstrate preparation for upper division study


Students apply to the nursing program and compete with other applicants for a slot in the program on the basis of a point system. Each of the prerequisite requirements must be completed with a minimum grade of “C” prior to consideration for selection.

Courses (135 Credits Minimum)

Prerequisite and Degree Courses

Grays Harbor College complies with all Federal and State rules and regulations and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, or status as a veteran.

This page is intended to summarize the requirements for degrees and certificates at Grays Harbor College. For complete requirements, please see the Academic Catalog.