The purpose of the LPN-BSN Program is to provide the opportunity for students with previously acquired nursing knowledge and skills as an LPN to achieve a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree and to write the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX RN).
Applicants to the LPN-BSN Program must complete an application specific to the program. Interested students should meet with the LPN-BSN program Director to discuss their readiness for the program. Applications are due on or before July 15 for the January class and on or before January 15 for st class.
Length of Program
Once admitted into the LPN-BSN program, the student will enroll in NURS 2735: Role Transition for the LPN, a six-credit course. After the student successfully completes the transition course, (NURS 2735) with a grade of “C” or better, the student progresses to the last four semesters of the traditional BSN program. The student must complete the nursing courses within five years.
Review the program-specific Admission Requirements. Once you have confirmed that you meet the requirements, proceed to Application Process in order to Apply Online. If you have any questions, contact the Office of Admissions at 225-768-1718.
See the undergraduate Tuition & Fee Schedule.
Our Lady of the Lake College has financial aid counselors available to assist students with the financial aid process. All students are encouraged to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form available at www.fafsa.ed.gov. See Financial Aid for more details.
See Transfer Equivalencies regarding transferability of arts and sciences courses taken at other regionally accredited colleges and universities. Further information regarding transfer of credit can be obtained in the Office of Admissions.
Our Lady of the Lake College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate, baccalaureate, master’s, and doctorate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation status of Our Lady of the Lake College. The School of Nursing BSN programs are fully approved by the Louisiana State Board of Nursing (17373 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70810, (225) 755-7500, www.lsbn.state.la.us) and hold accreditation from Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (3343 Peachtree Rd. NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326, (404) 975-5000, http://acenursing.org).