Due to the significant number of LPNs interested in completing our associate degree nurse program, it has become important for us to consider the establishment of a performance-based application process, similar to that of the current practical nurse and associate degree nursing programs.
Over the past semester, we have worked diligently to produce admission criteria and a curriculum that best suits our students’ needs. Because of the performance-based application process and the significant changes being made to our current program for the LPN-to-RN Option, we must first seek approval from our accrediting bodies before our first application period and program can begin.
We would like students who are interested in the LPN-to-RN Option to be aware of criteria that have been voted on and approved by our Nursing faculty. All students being accepted into the LPN-to-RN Option will be required to:
We are planning for a seamless transition for students being accepted into the program through to their finish with an associate degree in nursing within three semesters.
Because of the large number of inquiries we've had about this Option, we expect that competition for the available spaces will be significant.
We are awaiting approval of our LPN-to-RN option by our accrediting organization. They have told us that we may expect to learn their decision by the end of December. This website will be updated as soon as we receive their decision.
Allie Cullen & Susan Sienkiewicz
Nursing Program Department Chairs