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Selective Admissions

Nursing, LPN-RN Track

​​Welcome to the Nursing, LPN-RN Track Program!

​Next Cohort to begin in December 2023​

​Portfolios Accepted: July 10 - September​ 15, 2023

Final Deadline: September 15, 2023 at 5PM

Admissions Decisions Sent: October 15, 2023 to RCSJ email account



The LPN-RN Track program is designed​ for students who wish to enter the healthcare profession as a Registered Nurse (RN). The program combines general education with nursing courses to prepare current licensed practical nurses (LPN) for entry-level Registered Nursing (RN) practice.

Upon successful completion of the program, graduates are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensing Examination (NCLEX-RN) and apply to a Board of Nursing for licensure as registered nurses.

Students who apply to the LPN-RN Track program must hold a current PN license in good standing and have graduated from an accredited PN program.

    Nursing Program Accreditation History and Current Status (ACEN Policy #9)

    Student Achievement Data in Compliance with ACEN Policy #29



2024 LPN-RN Track

Information Session

All applicants must attend one information session from the dates below prior to submitting a portfolio.

​Ma​rch 29, 2023
6:00 PM
Registration closed.
April 17, 2023
10:00 AM
Registration closed.
May 23, 2023
3:00 PM
Registration closed.
June 15, 2023
10:00 AM
July 12, 2023
3:00 PM
Opens June 12, 2023
August 8, 2023
3:00 PM
Opens July 10, 2023
September 11, 2023**
6:00 PM
Opens August 10, 2023

**This is the final information session for the 2024 LPN-RN Track program. No sessions will be scheduled after this date.

Information sessions for the PN program and the Generic RN program do not count​.

Fast Facts

​LPN-RN Track at a glance!​

Application Cycle: Fall Admission, Winter/Spring Start​​

Degree Received: Associate in Applied Science, Nursing

Program Length: 1.5 years, 3.5 semesters

​Cohort Size: Dependent on clinical site availability and faculty availability

Schedule: Daytime, weekday program. 3-4 days per week in Nursing activities (1-2 days clinical, 1 day lecture, 1 day skills lab)

Further Education: RN-BSN Programs (examples: Rowan University, Wilmington University, Drexel University). 3+1 eligible at Rowan University!

Estimated Cost: Varies per student