The LVN-BSN Pathway is part of the Pre-Licensure Program. Students apply to the Pre-Licensure Program following the regular application process. It is offered to any applicant with extensive medical knowledge and/or experience in the following field: Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN).
Students graduate from this program with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Degree and are eligible to take the RN license exam.
Students with special studies or experiences may already have achieved the objectives of certain courses and may petition to receive credit after a portfolio and transcript review. Students can petition for prior learning credit, for the following classes only:
If admitted to the Pre-Licensure Program (LVN pathway), the applicant must make an appointment with an advisor. Each applicant’s previous education and work experience will be individually assessed to design an optimal learning program.
Credit by examination is possible for other Nursing coursework based on portfolio and transcript review. Proper steps to take this petition action are: