a male and a female nursing student in a cape on top of a sunset cloud background

Nursing & Health Science Information Sessions

Atlantic Cape offers opportunities for those interested in nursing and health science programs to learn about the requirements, courses, and current/future job potential. Attend an information session to find out about our programs and how to succeed in the industry. At Atlantic Cape we are here to help you succeed. 

The Associate's Degrees in Applied Science (A.A.S.) we offer for our Health Science programs:

  • Health Information Technology (H.I.T.)
  • Medical Laboratory Technology (M.L.T.)
  • Nursing 
  • Respiratory Care
  • Radiologic Technology 

For information about applying to our Nursing Program or any of our Heath Science programs please visit our Admissions page

2022 Nursing Program Application Period is NOW CLOSED
Our next Application Period Opens in March 2023
Find out more information on how to apply

Health Sciences General Information Sessions

nurses in redAttend one of our Information Sessions to learn about all our Health Science programs including:

  • Health Information Technology
  • Medical Laboratory Technology
  • Nursing 
  • Respiratory Care
  • Radiologic Technology 

Information Session Tuesday, November 29, 2022 6:00 - 7:30 pm

Information Session Thursday, February 16, 2023 5:00 - 6:00 pm

Information Session Wednesday, April 12, 2023 5:00 - 6:00 pm


Health Information Technology (H.I.T.) Information Session

Nursing students in a classroom be instructed by two professors.

Learn about starting a career in Health Information Technology. HIT professionals prepare for the gathering, storage, and abstraction of health data. Career opportunities may include Health Data Analyst, Electronic Health Record Specialist, Records Technician Specialist, Insurance Claims Analyst, Clinical Coding Specialist, Physician Practice Manager, Patient Information Coordinator, and Medical Records Technician. Sign up for a session below by clicking a link below. 




Respiratory Care Information Session

respiratory careRespiratory Therapists, also known as respiratory care practitioners, evaluate, treat and care for patients with cardiopulmonary disorders. Graduates of respiratory care programs work closely with patients, doctors, and other healthcare personnel to provide diagnostic testing, therapeutics, education, rehabilitation, monitoring, life support, and other specialized methods of treatment. Sign up for a session today by clicking a link below. 



Respiratory Care Webinar Information Session Tuesday, October 18, 2022

Respiratory Care Information Session Monday, March 20, 2023 4:00 - 5:00 pm

Radiologic Technology Information Session

nurse in scrubsFind out about starting a career in medical imaging. This program educates students on several types of medical imaging:

  • Radiology
  • MRI
  • Mammography
  • CT
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Interventional Radiology
  • Radiation Therapy

Find out more by signing up for a session today:

Medical Laboratory Technology (M.L.T.) Information Sessions

MLTP Students at MCCCMedical Laboratory Technology (MLT) is a field of professional study that will involve you in the exciting and challenging world of science and medicine. Laboratory professionals are vital members of the healthcare team. As an MLT, you will be performing diagnostic laboratory tests on medical specimens used in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of health and disease.Sign up to come to a session today by clicking the link below. 
Medical Laboratory Technician Information Session Friday, December 9, 2022 5:00 - 6:00 pm

Nursing Application Q & A

two nursing students in red scrubs studying togetherThis session will seek to answer any questions you may have in completing and submitting the Nursing application at Atlantic Cape Community College for the 2023 application period. Sign up for a session by clicking a link below:



Nursing Application Q & A Thursday, May 4, 2023 2:00 - 3:00 pm

Nursing Application Q & A Tuesday, May 9, 2023 4:00 - 5:00 pm

Nursing Application Q & A Thursday, May 18, 2023 5:00 - 6:00 pm

Nursing Application Q & A Thursday, May 25, 2023 5:00 - 6:00 pm




About the Nursing and Health Sciences Programs

Myrna Morales Keklak, Assistant Dean, Nursing & Health Sciences

Associate Professor of Nursing
Office: H-125
Telephone: (609) 343-5033
e-mail Myrna Morales Keklak

Sharon Andress, Assistant Professor, Nursing
Office: H-131 
Telephone: (609) 343-5404 
e-mail Sharon Andress

Deborah DaGrosa, Assistant Professor, Nursing
Office: H-128
Telephone: (609) 343-5035
e-mail Deborah DaGrosa

Erin DeLong, Assistant Professor, Nursing
Office: H-131
Telephone: (609) 343-5411 
e-mail Erin DeLong

JoAnna Johns,  Assistant Professor, Nursing
Office: H-132
Telephone: (609) 343-5042
e-mail JoAnna Johns

Barbara Long,  Program Specialist, Nursing & Allied Health Programs
Office: H-121
Telephone: (609) 625-1111 ext. 5356
e-mail Barbara Long

Dr. Geralyn Michelfelder, Professor, Nursing
Office: H-130
Telephone: (609) 343-5027
e-mail Dr. Geralyn Michelfelder

Lawrencia Nnadi, Senior Nursing Lab Manager
Office: H-109
Telephone: (609) 625-1111 ext. 5347
e-mail Lawrencia Nnadi

Stephanie Neville, Senior Nursing Clinical Instructor
Office: H-133 
Telephone: (609) 343-5512
e-mail Stephanie Neville

Polly Thieler, Assistant Professor, Nursing
Office: H-133
Telephone: (609) 343-4964
e-mail Polly Thieler

Karen Zaniewski,  Assistant Professor, Nursing
Office: H-130
Telephone: (609) 343-5029
e-mail Karen Zaniewski

The Nursing Program at Atlantic Cape was developed in 1967 by Professor Ruth M. Lee. Sixteen students graduated in the first class of 1969. At that time, the program was housed in various facilities throughout Atlantic County. Ten years later, the Ruth Lee Allied Health Building on the Mays Landing Campus opened. Nursing classes continue to be held in this building, and clinical experience for the students takes place in hospitals, long-term care facilities and community agencies throughout Atlantic and Cape May counties. Currently, there are approximately 225 students enrolled, and eight full-time nursing faculty and 38 clinical specialists. Nursing Program graduates work in health care facilities throughout Atlantic and Cape May counties and in other parts of the state and beyond. Many have advanced degrees and provide leadership in all areas of health care.

The Atlantic Cape Nursing Program is accredited by:

The New Jersey Board of Nursing
124 Halsey Street, 6th Floor
Newark, New Jersey 07102
(973) 504-6430 and in NJ (800) 242-5846

Accrediting Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, Georgia 30326
(404) 975-5000

The mission of the Nursing degree program is to graduate competent, ethical and caring nurses; and to be responsive to current and evolving health care needs of the community. The department encourages the enrollment of a diverse student population to reflect the communities that are served. Students and graduates are encouraged to perform public service in their community and pursue lifelong learning.

Atlantic Cape's Student Nurse Club (SNC), a community service club, is one of the most active clubs on the campus. Club members have worked with Habitat for Humanity, CARA (Coalition Against Rape and Abuse) of Cape May County, and the Hamilton Township Health Department. Members have assisted with the cleanup of the Atlantic County 4-H grounds, various streets, and several beaches along our shore line. Club activities have included collecting food, books, mittens and other articles to donate to the needy in Atlantic and Cape May counties. The club was a recipient of the state-wide Community Health Award and an honorable mention. As a member of the nursing student body, students are automatically members of the constituency. The club is also open to pre-nursing students. Club meetings are open to anyone who is interested in helping the community. Check the bulletin boards in H-building for meeting SNC meeting updates. Contact   Myrna Morales Keklak, Assistant Dean, Nursing & Health Science Programs at mkeklak@atlantic.edu with questions.

For more information

Contact the Counseling area by contacting Dennis Jones on the Mays Landing campus J building room 174 or by phone (609) 343-5629 and e-mail djones@atlantic.edu

General mailing of information about Allied Health Degree Programs can be obtained from the Admissions Department at (609) 343-5000, or (609) 463-4774, ext. 5000.