Nursing

LPN for Advanced Standing Quick Guide

Are you an LPN who wants to become an RN?

This program is available only to LPNā€™s currently licensed to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia. This is a two semester track with extensive pre-requisite work required. Upon successful completion of the program, students will be eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination leading to licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN).

What You Need Before You Apply

High School Courses

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • One unit each of High School Biology & Chemistry with labs and one unit of High School Algebra with minimum GPA of ā€œCā€ average within the past five (5) years or demonstrate competency on Pre-admission Tests or successfully complete BIO 101, CHM 125 and MTE 1-4.

Pre-Admission Testing Requirements

  • Computer competency test or within five (5) years prior to application, completion of a college computer literacy skills course.
  • Placement tests for college-level reading, writing and math courses. Applicants with previous college courses may be exempt from the placement test requirement.
  • As necessary Nursing Tests of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) within three (3) years of application.

Meet with Nursing Advisor

Background Check

  • All applicants are required to obtain a Certified Criminal Background Check and Drug Test prior to application

View more detailed information about the LPN for Advanced Standing Prerequisites

Steps To Apply:Application Deadlines: April 1 - November 1