LPN to BSN
Leverage Your LPN Certification to Become a BSN-Qualified Nurse
In the nursing field, there's no substitute for advanced education combined with experience. When you earn your Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from NMC, a host of new career and educational opportunities open 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 work in acute care settings, clinics, homes and communities
- The LPN Transition Course helps students succeed in future coursework
- Graduates are able to advance their career, take on leadership roles and pursue an advanced degree
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing at NMC is a CCNE-accredited, 4-year program offered on-campus.
- Students must have an unencumbered LPN Licensure and provide official transcripts documenting LPN programgraduation from a state-approved technical or vocational program
- A student must earn a minimum of 121 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.
More Program Information
- Nursing Program Mission & Philosophy
- Nursing Technical Standards
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program Outcomes
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 16 percent between 2014 and 2024.
- American Nurses Association
- National Student Nurses Association
- Listing of National & International Nursing Organizations
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