NC Piedmont RIBN

North Carolina Piedmont is a four-year nursing option that will dually admits and enrolls students to both North Carolina Agricultural & Technical (NCA&T) University and one of three community colleges listed below:

This program provides a seamless nursing education — from associate’s to bachelor’s degree — for top academic students. Up to 30 students a year will be admitted into the co-admission/continual enrollment program.  For three years, they will take one NCA&T online course per semester along with their community college courses, earning their associate’s degree in nursing. Designated non-nursing courses completed at the community colleges will satisfy NCA&T course requirements toward the bachelor’s degree.

After passing the state licensure exam, the students will automatically be admitted to NCA&T for one year for additional nursing courses required for the bachelor’s degree in nursing. The courses include such subjects as gerontological and community health nursing, leadership and management, informatics, and research and evidence-based practice.

The fourth-year students will attend classes online or at the Union Square campus, now under construction in downtown Greensboro. The program will represent an expansion of NCA&T’s BSN completion program.


To view more pictures from the 2016 Induction Ceremony held at NCA&T Click Here
(Photos courtesy of Vance-Granville Community College)




The Foundation for Nursing Excellence coordinated the RIBN project from 2008-2016 with financial support from The Duke Endowment, the Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the NC Area Health Education Centers.