If you’re a licensed practical nurse looking to move up in your career, consider Monroe’s LPN to RN program.
- Study full time (one year) or part time* (two years, evenings & Saturdays)
- Scheduling that allows you to work while you complete your degree
- Hands-on, career-focused skills
- Prepare to sit for the NCLEX-RN exam (Monroe has a 92% first time pass rate for graduating students)
* The part time LPN to RN option is only available in the spring semester.
The School of Nursing Admissions Committee holistically reviews each applicant’s admission materials and selects the most highly qualified candidates for a limited number of seats. Applicants must provide the following:
- ATI Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) scores at the proficient level with a 70 or higher
- A copy of the applicant’s LPN license
- High school transcripts
- Evidence of satisfactory grades (C+ or higher) in algebra, biology/living environment, and chemistry at the high school or college level
- Evidence of the completion of the following college-level coursework:
- English and General Psychology, with grades of C or higher
- Microbiology and Anatomy and Physiology I & II with lab, completed within the last five years, with grades of C+ or higher
- LPN Knowledge Based Assessment Exam
- Competency Assessment in Pharmacology and Dosage Calculation
The nursing program at Monroe is a challenging mix of courses in anatomy, chemistry, pharmacology, and healthcare. You’ll take several liberal arts courses, too. Your professors will be with you every step of the way – their goal is to see you succeed!
Culturally Competent Care of the Child-Bearing Family
This course focused on family-centered care, including role changes for parents. Essential concepts include prioritization, communication, providing patient education, and facilitating continuity of care following discharge.
An admissions advisor will guide each applicant through the required steps:
- Submit the Monroe College online application
- Submit the required documents
The School of Nursing Admissions Committee will evaluate the submitted application and documents and provide timely notice of its decision. Those who are accepted will complete the financial aid process and are subject to a background check and a physical exam.