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LPN to BSN
Nursing Program Option

Bridge to a BSN and start a career in nursing

  • CCNE-accredited*
  • Transfer up to 90 approved credits
  • Program length: 28-32 months
  • Online general education classes + core nursing courses at 6 Herzing campus locations
  • Supportive faculty and a caring learning environment
  • Comprehensive preparation for nursing licensure and practice
  • Earn dual credit towards a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
Waived enrollment fee Classes start May 10th
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Program

Go from LPN to RN-BSN Faster

Build on your training and experience to prepare for new levels of patient care. In as few as 28-months, you could earn your BSN with Herzing University’s LPN to BSN option.

Designed for students who are Licensed Practical or Vocational nurses, you can transfer in credit from your previous training and start on a faster path to your career as an RN.  

LPN to BSN Option
28-32 Months
(pending transfer credit)
BSN Program
36 Months

As a graduate of our program you will be fully prepared for the National Council Licensure Exam for RNs (NCLEX).

Classes Start May 10th

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Why Herzing

Our LPN to BSN Option offers you the training and support you need to:

  • Advance your knowledge and hands-on skills in clinical settings
  • Build the critical thinking and research skills necessary for evidence-based practice and future graduate study
  • Provide professional care to patients across the lifespan as part of a healthcare team
  • Advance your employment opportunities the degree employers increasingly prefer
Herzing University Nursing Programs

Classes Start May 10th

Waived Enrollment Fee
Curriculum

Herzing University's LPN to BSN option builds on your previous training with courses that focus on providing quality, evidence-based patient care.

Upon successful completion, graduates are eligible to apply for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) to obtain RN licensure.

There are three main components of the LPN to RN-BSN program:

  • On-campus. Complete core coursework at one of 5 campus locations.
  • Online. You may complete your general education prerequisites online.
  • Clinicals. Clinical experience is vital to excel in your new career as a nurse.

The exact number of classes and time it takes you to complete will depend on your previous training. If all your general education and science courses transfer, you can complete your program in as few as 28 months. Credit breakdowns for the LPN to BSN program vary depending on your location.

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LPN to BSN Sample Schedule for Wisconsin Campuses:

SEMESTER 1SEMESTER 2
EN 104 - English CompositionSC 246 - Anatomy & Physiology II
SC 146 - Anatomy & Physiology ISC 186 - General Chemistry
EN 111 - Information LiteracyPS 101 - Psychology
PD 121 - Professional Development IHU 140 - Cultural Diversity
MA 109 - College Algebra 
14 Credit Hours13 Semester Credit Hours
SEMESTER 3SEMESTER 4
SC 165 - General MicrobiologyNU 302 - Adult Health II
NU 208 - Pathophysiology*NU 225 -  Nursing Informatics
NU 215 - Transitions to RN Practice with LabMA 320 - Statistics
 EN 116 - Speech
13 Credit Hours15 Credit Hours
SEMESTER 5SEMESTER 6
NU 402 - Family Nursing* NU 400 - National Global Health Policy Issues
NU 412 - Community Nursing** NU 430 - Evidence Based Nursing Research
PD 202 - Professional Development IIEN 304 - English Composition II
SS 350 - Social Issues and TechnologyHU 240 - Introduction to Humanities
15 Credit Hours12 Credit Hours
 * Dual Credit Option - HA 610
 ** Dual Credit Option - NU 560
SEMESTER 7
NU 448 - Adult Health III / Nursing Practicum
NU 449 - Integration of Concepts
NU 450 - Nursing Leadership and Management
HU 340 - Human & Contemporary Pop Culture
12 Credit Hours
Requirements
Requirements

Enrollment requirements

To be considered for admission into the LPN to BSN program, you must:

  • Hold a high school diploma or equivalent (Diploma, HSED or GED)
  • Be a Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse or graduate of the Army Practical Nurse Program (68W-M6)

And meet any of the following requirements:

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5, and meet a minimum composite score on the most current version of the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS). TEAS score must be from within three years of anticipated date of matriculation
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5, and a minimum score of 21 on the ACT
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher (no entrance test!)

* Minimum TEAS score varies by campus – contact your campus for more information. Students with 12 or more transferable collegiate credits will be assessed on their collegiate cumulative GPA. Candidates with a GED or HSED will be assessed a 2.5 cumulative GPA.

Kollette Gerke
Becomes Possible

Kollette Gerke always knew she wanted to become a nurse, but for 10 years she was a retail manager. One day Kollette made the decision to finish her degree to make her dream job possible.

Disclosures
Accreditations

Accreditations & Disclosures

* The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Herzing University Brookfield, Kenosha, Madison, Minneapolis and Orlando are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org). This accreditation includes the baccalaureate degree program offered at the satellite Herzing University Tampa location.

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