LSC-Montgomery Nursing Department

nursing students with simulation IV armCombining the art of caring with the science of nursing, the Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) Program is one of the most in-demand, high-growth career tracks in the industry.  Graduates are eligible to become a registered nurse (RN), providing and coordinating care for patients in a variety of healthcare settings. Two options are available to achieve an ADN at LSC-Montgomery.  Students can earn their ADN in the Transition program which is designed to transition LVN and Licensed Paramedic (LPM) in earning their ADN. An ADN is also achievable through the Basic Track program, a two-year program designed for students with no previous nursing or paramedic education.

Programs Offered

Nursing AAS Degree (Integrated Curriculum)

(How to Apply)

ADN Pre Application Checklist
Humanities/Fine Arts Requirement List
Biology Refresher
Program Costs
LSCS Immunizations

Transition To Professional Nursing For Articulating Students AAS Degree (Integrated Curriculum)

(How to Apply)

Transition Pre Application Checklist
Humanities/Fine Arts Requirement List
Biology Refresher
Transition Program Costs
LSCS Immunizations

Information Sessions

It is strongly recommended for prospective nursing students to attend an information session to learn more about the profession and requirements of each of the nursing programs. No reservations are needed to attend an information session on the LSC-Montgomery campus. The schedule for upcoming information sessions is below. 

Date: Time: Location:
Wednesday, February 14, 2024 1:30pm - 2:30pm B-142
Wednesday, March 20, 2024 1:30pm - 2:30pm B-142
Wednesday, April 3, 2024 1:30pm - 2:30pm B-142

Nursing Program Application Periods

The following dates reflect the application periods for each nursing program we offer.  The deadline to take the HESI exam is one to two weeks prior to each programs application deadline.  The deadline to turn in all paperwork is 4 p.m. on the last day of the application period.  

Nursing Program Application Period
LVN/LP Transition to ADN 12/2/2024 - 3/6/2025
RN Basic Track (ADN) 1/6/2025 - 4/10/2025

HESI Information

Please see our Testing Center website for information on scheduling your test HERE.  PLEASE DIRECT ALL QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS REGARDING HESI TESTING, ENTERING SCORES, AND PROBLEMS WITH TESTING TO THE TESTING CENTER at MC-PlacementTesting@lonestar.edu.

  • All HESI transcripts from institutions or testing sites other than Lone Star should be sent to: MC-PlacementTesting@lonestar.edu. The Montgomery Nursing Department does not enter or process transcript scores.
  • All six sections of the HESI Exam (reading comprehension, grammar, vocabulary/general knowledge, anatomy & physiology, math, and critical thinking) MUST BE TAKEN AT THE SAME TIME.
  • Scores from the latest complete exam (all six sections) will be used to calculate the application score.
  • Scores from exams that do not contain all six sections at one testing time/date will not be accepted.
  • Students may not repeat or take a single section to submit for application or scoring purposes, regardless of technical or other difficulties.

HESI Review Materials:
HESI (A2) Information  
Practice HESI (A2) Tests
A&P HESI Review
Respiratory, Urinary, and Reproductive Systems
Lymphatic and Digestive Systems
Bones, Muscular, and Nervous Systems
Endocrine and Cardiovascular Systems


Frequently Asked Questions-Nursing Programs

Program Outcomes

2023 LSC Montgomery Program Outcomes

ACEN 6.2 
Graduate Achievement on Licensure Exam

Expected Level of Achievement (ELA): – a score at or above state & national levels

Official NCLEX Program Pass Rate: 96% (preliminary data)

Texas ADN Pass Rate: Data pending release

National ADN Pass Rate: 87.74%

ACEN 6.3
Graduate Achievement in Program Completion

ELA: 80% of the students will complete the program in 150% of the time.

Basic Track Completion Rate: 81.14% (35/43)

Transition Track Completion Rate: 77.78% (14/18)

Overall Completion Rate: 78.67% (48/61)

ACEN 6.4
Graduate Achievement in Job Placement 

ELA: 80% of the graduates will report securing a job in nursing at the time of the new grad survey

Basic and Transition Tracks Combined: 100%

Printable Outcomes
ADN Outcomes

Accreditation & Approval

Lone Star College System’s Nursing Programs are approved and regulated by the Texas Board of Nursing, https://www.bon.texas.gov/, whose mission is to protect and promote the welfare of the people of Texas by ensuring that each person holding a license as a nurse in the State of Texas is competent to practice safely.  Questions, comments, or concerns can be forwarded to the Executive Director, Katherine Thomas, MN, RN.  Contact information for the Texas Board of Nursing is below.
Texas Board of Nursing
333 Guadalupe Street, Suite #3-460
Austin, Texas  78701
Office: (512) 305-7400
Fax:    (512) 305-7401

The Associate Degree Nursing and Transition to Professional Nursing Programs at Lone Star College, at the Montgomery Campus, located in Conroe, Texas is accredited by the: Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400 Atlanta, GA 30326, (404) 975-5000.

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the Associate Degree Nursing and Transition to Professional Nursing Programs at LSC-Montgomery is Continuing Accreditation.

View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program at: http://www.acenursing.com/accreditedprograms/programsearch.htm

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