LVN to BSN

The challenge program for the Bachelor's Degree in Nursing program is designed to give LVN's a chance to expand their knowledge base and nursing skills in specified courses of the BSN curriculum.

The Challenge Process
The challenge process evaluates the student’s knowledge base, skills, and clinical abilities to validate and document prior knowledge and competence in nursing. It is not designed to teach those students who have learning needs in those areas. The student will:
  • be allowed to challenge NURS 3404 Care of Individuals I and NURS 3424 Care of Individuals II.
  • be evaluated on an individual basis for eligibility to challenge specialty courses. 

Graduation Requirements
In addition to meeting the university and nursing program requirements for graduation, the generic transfer or re-entry student must meet the following criteria:
  • Complete the Advanced Beginner Level and Graduating Level Curriculum checkpoints.