LPN to ADN Bridge

Program Description

The purpose of the program is to provide the Licensed Practical Nurse with the additional knowledge, clinical skills, nursing values, and experience necessary for an entry-level professional nursing position. Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will be eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (in accordance with the regulations set forth in the Nurse Practice Act, Chapter 464.008 and 464.018) to become licensed as a registered nurse.

Profession Overview

Occupational Profile

Standard Length of Program

5 Semesters, 20 Months


Associate of Science Degree

Program Courses

Course Titles Credit Hours
Critical Thinking 3
Introduction To Psychology 3
English Composition 3
College Algebra 3
Human Anatomy & Physiology I 4
Human Anatomy & Physiology II 4
Human Nutrition 3
Lifespan Development 3
Pharmacology Principles in Nursing I 3
Introduction to Microbiology 4
Transition to Professional Nursing 2
Adult Nursing I 7
Pharmacology II 1
Adult Nursing II 7
Maternal-Child Nursing 6
Nursing Leadership and Management 4
Capstone 3
Mental Health 5
Program Total 68

*Some courses included in this program are instructed in a distance learning (online) format.

Graduation Requirements

Students should make themselves aware of the graduation requirements listed below:

  • Completion of program curriculum
  • Achieve a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 2.5
  • Attain a passing score on the (ATI) standardized nursing assessment test
  • Fulfill all financial obligations to the College

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Employment Outlook

As a prospective student, we hope you can review each of our program’s details and find the one that best suits you. As you prepare for a future in the healthcare industry, please find the following industry-related occupation statistics useful in your research:

All employment outlook statistics were referenced from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. For more information, please visit the website at www.bls.gov.