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LPN to BSN bridge program student

Earn your BSN degree in Nebraska Methodist College's bridge program designed for LPNs.

Leverage Your LPN Degree to Become an RN.

In the nursing field, there's no substitute for advanced education combined with experience to move your career forward. When you earn your Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from NMC, a host of new career and educational opportunities opens up to you.

LPNs have a unique opportunity to be successful in the transition to becoming a registered nurse. Your previous degree and work experience provide you with the skills needed to excel in the classroom and clinical settings. 

Benefits of the LPN to BSN Program

  • BSN graduates are prepared to give acute care in hospitals, clinics, in-home, and community settings. 
  • LPN Bridge courses are designed to help LPNs leverage their previous degree to be successful in future coursework and career opportunities. 
  • Graduates are able to pursue new career and educational opportunities, including: provide acute care, take on leadership roles and pursue a graduate degree. 

Program Info

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing at NMC is a CCNE-accredited, 4-year program offered on-campus.

  • Program requires that students have an active LPN Licensure, and provide official transcripts documenting graduation from a state-approved technical or vocational program.See more on the Admissions tab.
  • A student must earn a minimum of 121 semester credit hours to be eligible for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing. 
  • Students complete courses in two phases to help bridge their LPN knowledge.
  • Upon graduation, students are eligible to take the NCLEX-RN exam, which is consistent with current nursing practice.

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Nurse Salary and Job Outlook

Nursing salaries across the United States vary by specialty and experience. According to O*Net, the median salary in 2014 for Registered Nurses in the United States was $66,640 per year ($32.04 per hour), while the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a faster-than-average job growth of 19 percent between 2012 and 2022.

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Program Accreditation

The baccalaureate degree in nursing at Nebraska Methodist College is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). http://www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation