LPN/LVN to ADN Bridge

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

15-18 MONTHS TO COMPLETE

For LPNs/LVNs who want to become Registered Nurses, we offer LPN/LVN to ADN Bridge options for your continued education and professional growth. This program is offered in Cincinnati, Hazard, Louisville, San Antonio, and Tampa Bay. At the Cincinnati Campus, we call this our Advanced-Standing program.

  • ACEN accredited
  • 15-18 months
  • Flexible options available, which may include on-ground, online, day, evening, and weekend course availability.
  • Quarter based, with four starts per year in January, April, July and September — start when you’re ready
  • No prerequisites are required to start in the nursing program – all general education classes are included in the nursing curriculum.
  • We accept transfer credit if you have general education courses from previous programs that you’d like us to evaluate for credit.
  • More extensive clinical experiences, earlier in the curriculum.
  • Students can proceed to BSN coursework upon obtaining their ADN before they sit for the NCLEX®, but must have their RN license to take baccalaureate level nursing classes.

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Great flexibility with on-ground, online, day, evening and weekend course options available.

Admissions Requirements

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TUITION AND FEES
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HEAR FROM OUR STUDENTS

“The teachers take the students’ education personally. They really, sincerely want every single person to graduate.”

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“Thanks to the education I received at Galen, I have yet to run into a situation as a nurse that I haven’t been prepared for.”

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