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LPN TO RN PROGRAM

ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE IN NURSING (RN)

Online Career Mobility Hybrid Program, tailored for LPN/LVN/Paramedics. This accelerated 12-month program is designed to support healthcare professionals in advancing their careers. Upon successful completion, graduates are eligible to take the National Council Licensing Examination - Registered Nurse (NCLEX-RN).

LPN TO RN PROGRAM OVERVIEW

 

Murray State College

Nursing Program Career Mobility Overview

The Murray State College Career Mobility program offers a streamlined path for Licensed Paramedics/LPNs/LVNs to advance their careers. If you're a licensed paramedic or LPN/LVN, you can benefit from this program.

Here's how it works:

  • Credit Transfer: If you're a licensed paramedic/LPN/LVN, you can directly transfer into our nursing program. You'll receive 5 college credits for completing NUR1118, which covers the fundamentals of nursing (first semester of the MSC nursing program). This credit will be added to your transcript with a "P" grade after you successfully complete 12 or more semester hours of the ADN nursing program at Murray State College.
  • Prerequisite Course: Before entering the Murray State College Nursing Program, all licensed paramedics/LPNs/LVNs are required to successfully complete NUR1113, which is the Nursing Role Transition course.
  • Accelerated Path: If you are a licensed paramedic/LPN/LVN who graduated within 3 years of the start of the Career Mobility (CM) nursing program, you will receive even more benefits. You'll receive 9 college credits for NUR1129, covering Health Promotion and the Nursing Process 1 (second semester of the MSC nursing program). With these credits, you'll be able to directly enter NUR2219, the third semester of the Murray State College Nursing Program. This means you can complete the program in just two semesters.
  • Longer Graduates: If you graduated from your LPN/LVN program more than three years before starting the CM nursing program, you can request credit for extra-institutional learning by taking the NUR1129 Challenge exam. If you pass this exam, you can directly enter NUR2219 and complete the RN nursing program in two semesters.

Upon successful completion of the program, you will receive an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Nursing from Murray State College. This degree will make you eligible to take the National Council Licensure Exam, which, upon passing, will grant you the title of Registered Nurse (RN). This program offers a swift and effective route to advancing your nursing career.

This document contains program information, policies, and procedures that all Nursing students must be aware of and follow to be successful in theNursing Program.

Nursing Student Handbook 2023 - 2024

 

 

APPLYING TO THE LPN TO RN PROGRAM

Thank you for your interest in the LPN to RN program! We have specific application procedures that are outlined below. 

 

Our nursing program is highly respected and operates on a selective admission basis. To be considered for admission, you'll need to meet these requirements:

  • Test Scores: Achieve a minimum ACT reading composite score of 20, or attain a score of 250 on the NexGen Accuplacer reading exam.
  • GPA: Maintain a college retention GPA of 2.5 or have a nursing prerequisite GPA of 3.0 when submitting your nursing program application.
  • Prerequisite Grades: Ensure you've received a grade of "C" or better in all prerequisite courses.
  • ACT Review: Your ACT scores and GPA will be reviewed before taking the ATI Teas entrance exam.
  • License/Certification: Hold a valid and current LPN or Paramedic license/certification.
  • Application Packet: Prepare an application packet containing a photo, score sheets, and transcripts. Submit this packet to the nursing program.
  • Application Submission: Submit a comprehensive nursing application to the Murray State College Nursing Program.

PLEASE NOTEThe Nursing Program Chair and the Nursing Selection Committee can modify admission processes for the Murray State College Nursing Program. For more details or inquiries, feel free to contact us. Your nursing goals matter, and we're here to assist you at every stage.

 

STEP 1: 

APPLY TO MURRAY STATE COLLEGE

STEP 2: MEET YOUR ADVISOR

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STEP 3: ATTEND A MANDATORY INFORMATION SESSION

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STEP 4: SCHEDULE YOUR TESTING

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Step 5: SUBMIT COMPLETED APPLICATION

Fall semester, applications are due by noon on the last Wednesday in March, and for the Spring semester, applications are due by noon on the last Wednesday in October.

2024 ACADEMIC YEAR NURSING PROGRAM APPLICATION

Submit completed applications and supporting documents by:
 
Mail:
Health Sciences Building
Nursing Program Office Suite 100
1 Murray Drive
Tishomingo OK. 73460
 
Email:

Nursing Application should include:

  • Completed application

  • Current student picture attached to page 3 of application

  • Official transcripts from high school, GED certification, Technology Centers, and/or Colleges and Universities

  • Background check results from Castle Branch completed for the previous 90 days prior to the end of the application cycle.  

  • Background check results are due by noon on the last day of the application cycle.

Go to: www.castlebranch.com. Click on "Place Order" then enter package code: MU95bg -
Background Check Only. You will then be directed to set up your CertifiedProfile account.

 

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