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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 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
  • 96.92% of BSN graduates passed the NCLEX on the first attempt in 2016. Students receive personalized academic support that prepares them for success in the classroom and on the NCLEX. 
  • 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  

Program Info

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 122 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 the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median salary in May 2015 for Registered Nurses in the United States was $67,490 per year ($32.45 per hour), with a much faster than average projected job growth of 16 percent between 2014 and 2024.

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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.ccneaccreditation.org