Start Local. Go Far.

The LPN to ADN curriculum is designed for students who have already met the requirements to be a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) and wish to further their education to earn an Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN). Students admitted to the LPN to ADN option must successfully complete the following courses with a “C” or higher prior to enrolling in the first nursing class: 

BIO 168 Human Anatomy and Physiology I (4 shc)
BIO 169 Human Anatomy and Physiology II (4 shc)   
CHM 130/130A General, Organic & Biochemistry and General, Organic &  (4 shc)
Chemistry Lab or
CHM 131/131A Introduction to Chemistry (4 shc)  
  Introduction to Chemistry Lab or
CHM 151 General Chemistry (4 shc)  
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry (3 shc)
ENG 114 Professional Research  (3 shc)
PSY 150 General Psychology (3 shc)
PSY 241 Developmental Psychology (3 shc) 
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective     (3 shc)  
Fall Semester Class Lab Clinical Credit
NUR 117 Pharmacology 1 3 0 2
NUR 221 LPN to ADN Concepts I              6 0 9 9
  7 3 9 11
Spring Semester Class Lab Clinical Credit
NUR 118 Nutrition/Diet Therapy                 2 0 0 2
NUR 223 LPN to ADN Concepts II 6 0 9 9
  8 0 9 11
TOTAL CREDITS: 74

Humanities/Fine Arts Elective - Choose one of the following:

UGETC: ART 111, ART 114, ART 115, MUS 110, MUS 112, PHI 215, PHI 240

Gen Ed: HUM 115

LPN to ADN Program Costs

Associate Degree Nursing students in the LPN to ADN program should be prepared to incur additional expenses beyond college fees and tuition.  

Outlined below are estimated expenses and are subject to change:

  First Year
Medical Exam $100
* Drug Screening (nonrefundable) $45
* Criminal Background Check Minimum of $35. Varies with multi-state searches
Immunizations (include but not limited to Hep B, TB, Flu, childhood immunizations) $300
Uniforms for Clinical and Lab $140
1 pair bandage scissors, 1 pair hemostats, pen light, 3-color pen, 1 stethoscope, 1 sphygmomanometer $100
1 pair shoes (white leather) $50 - 75
Watch with second hand; military time preferred $25
Lab Kits $152
Program Resources $1,800
Textbooks  
Online educational services  
NCLEX Review  
Student Accident Insurance $ 6
Malpractice Insurance  $16
CPR $30 - 50
Graduation Fee $25
Nursing Pin, Lamp, and Cap (optional) $75