Nursing Program General Information
For information on LSC-Tomball Nursing Programs, Associate Degee (RN), Transition for Articulating Students, and Vocational Nursing, please click the link, Nursing Program General Information.
LSC-Tomball Mission Statement
The mission of the nursing program at Lone Star College-Tomball is to provide a quality education to prepare competent, caring, ethical members of the health care team in a dynamic health care environment. We believe the community college provides an ideal, accessible setting for nursing education where students of all educational and cultural backgrounds may achieve their goals.
Multiple entry/exit programs of study in Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) in an integrated design. With an integrated nursing curriculum, both classroom and clinical content are organized around a series of concepts that progress from simple to complex.
The Lone Star College System offers a multiple entry/exit program of study in Associated Degree Nursing. The Professional Nursing Program (Basic Track) and the Transition Track for Articulating Students (LVN and Paramedic) lead to an Associate Degree in Nursing and eligibility to take the R.N. State Licensure Examination. The Professional Nursing Program, Transition Track for Articulating Students and the VN Track are accredited by the Board of Nursing for the State of Texas. The National League for Nursing accredits the RN and Transition tracks for Nursing.
English Proficiency Requirement Information
Students who are accepted or placed on the Alternate List of the Basic Track, Transition for Articulating Students or Vocational Nursing program must show English proficiency before acceptance into their respective program.
Several exit options are available within the Professional Nursing Program track.
Students may choose to exit at these points and work, or continue in the Professional Nursing Program. Students who exit will have two years to resume the Professional Nursing Program.
Alternate entry options are available for Certified Nursing Assistants, Tech Prep students, and graduates of a high school health occupations program (HOSA). These students receive articulated credit for RNSG 1172, and enter directly into Nursing I.
Transition to Professional Nursing for Articulating Students (LVN or Paramedic), who then complete the program in two and one-half semesters. Information specific to the LVN/Parameic Transition track is provided in another publication.
RN to BSN Program is an additional option available to Professional Nursing Program graduates who seek to complete their baccalaureate degree in nursing. This program is offered at the University Center through an articulation agreement with Prairie View A &M University, College of Nursing.
LSC-Tomball Associate Degree Nursing and Trasition to Professional nursing for Articulating Students programs are approved by the Texas Board of Nursing and accredited by the National Leage for Nursing Accrediting Commission. Information regarding this program is available through the National League for Nursing Accreditation Commission, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326, 404.975.5000. Lone Star College System is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in education and employment. Lone Star College System does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, disability, age, veteran status, nationality or ethnicity in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other college-administered programs and activities.