The Nursing Program graduate possesses the competencies necessary to assume the role of a beginning practitioner in a structured health care setting such as a hospital or extended care facility. The graduate is eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) for licensure as a Registered Nurse.
This concentration is specifically designed for students who plan to enter the workforce after graduation. Students who plan to pursue a baccalaureate degree should follow the Pre-Nursing curriculum.
Advanced Standing LPN to RN Fast Track students are awarded 7 credit hours for NRSG 1710 on the basis of their prior LPN educational program and a score of 75 or better on the National League for Nursing, Nursing Acceleration Challenge Exam I - Foundations of Nursing. The student must successfully complete NRSG 1700 to receive the 7 credit hours.