The Transition to Professional Nursing Program for Articulating Students is a program designed for licensed vocational nurses (LVNs) or paramedics to become a registered nurse (RN).
Lone Star College has agreements with many colleges and universities that allow ADN graduates to earn their BSNs.
If you have a passion for caring for people, the nursing profession might be for you. Supportive faculty and staff are here to help you build a strong foundation for your nursing career. Student experiences include hands on laboratory, classroom, and clinical facility rotations. LSC Nursing Programs offer state of the art simulation equipment and laboratories. Dedication to the program is important as you develop the necessary knowledge and skills for degree completion.
Licensure – Employment in this field requires Texas licensure from the Texas Board of Nursing.
Please note: This is a competitive admission program.
Program Admission Criteria
This is an application based program. Students interested in applying to the nursing program should read the latest Nursing program requirements.
Transition to Professional Nursing for Articulating Students AAS (Integrated Curriculum) is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Road, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326. ACEN website or telephone is 404.975.5000 and are approved by the Texas Board of Nursing (TBON), 333 Guadalupe #3-460, Austin, TX 78701. TBON websiteor phone 512.305.7400.
Representative career titles and job positions for this program plan include:
The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation."
Figuring out how to pay for college is one of the toughest parts of earning a degree but attending LSC is an affordable option for most students. Tuition rates are based on residency and you can get an estimate of your costs by using our LSC Tuition & Fees chart.
Average full-time tuition is $862 per semester.
Financial aid helps students and their families pay for college. There are several types of financial aid available to LSC students and financial aid packages may include more than one type of award.