2022-2023 College Catalog 
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2022-2023 College Catalog [Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Registered Nursing, AS - LPN to RN

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There are special degree plan* options for licensed LPN/LPTN applicants. Information about these degree plans with admission and selection criteria is available on the web page or at an LPN to RN meeting, scheduled April to September. Deadline to apply for the spring start Advanced Placement/Part-time is the first Monday in October. In order for an LPN/LPTN to apply for, progress in or complete the A.S.N. degree, a requirement is that you have taken and successfully passed the NCLEX-PN and hold an active Arkansas LPN/LPTN license be unencumbered, maintained, and current.  

NPC Honors Program: The NPC Honors Program is accepting applications. Learn more about the NPC Honors Program.

*The curriculum prepares you for licensure/certification in Arkansas.

General Education Core - 31 Credit Hours

Nursing Course Work - 31 Credit Hours

Admission Requirements:

  • Unencumbered LPN license
  • Meets general education requirements of College Algebra, Anatomy and Physiology I, Anatomy & Physiology II, Chemistry for Non-Majors, English Composition I, and computer literacy.
  • All Physical Science and Life Science courses must have been completed within seven (7) years of acceptance into the program.

62* Credit Hours Total Minimum

* If an LPN to RN student has less than 60 credits then they will be awarded up to 4 hours of articulation credit to meet the 60 hr. standard for Associate degrees.

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