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LPN to ASN Curriculum Options


LPN to ASN Program

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The ASN Program assists Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) in ASN Program completion by offering various delivery methods, scheduling options, challenge exams and experiential credit. LPNs are encouraged to contact the LPN to ASN Office to discuss their eligibility and to develop their own customized curriculum plan.

Upon admission to the ASN Program and after successful completion of NUR 150, PSY 220, and BIO 131, the LPN will submit proof of current LPN license to the ADN Program Coordinator for the awarding of nine credit hours for NUR 104, NUR 105 and NUR 106.

LPNs may receive credit on the basis of departmental examinations for NUR 165, NUR 215 and NUR 254. LPNs must contact the ASN Program office for examination details.

LPN curriculm plans depend on which course(s) the LPN successfully CLEPs.

Additionally, LPNs may receive experiential credit for the following courses: NUR 166, NUR 209 and NUR 216 after successful completion of each clinical course's didactic component.


LPN to ASN Curriculum

LPN to ASN Course Descriptions

LPN to ASN Estimated Cost PDF

LPN to ASN Admission Requirements

LPN to ASN Application for Admission

HMH Cohort Application for Admission

Student Learning Outcomes

Student Learning Outcomes Evaluation Data

Technology Requirements


Important Dates for Applicants*

  SUMMER 2020
FALL 2020
FALL 2021
Application Deadline  
Feb 1, 2020 June 1, 2020  Sept 1, 2020 Feb 1, 2021 June 1, 2020 Sept 1, 2021
Orientation Date   
March 27, 2020 Aug 5, 2020  Dec 4, 2020 Mar 26, 2021 Aug 4, 2021 Dec 3, 2021
Transition Term** (NUR150)  
April 13, 2020 July 13, 2020 Nov 4, 2020  Mar 26, 2021 TBA TBA
Skills Check Off Dates  
April 29 & 30, 2020 Aug 12 & 13, 2020 Jan 6, 2021 April 14 & 15, 2021 Aug 11 & 12, 2021 Jan 12 & 13, 2022
 Core Nursing Courses Begin 
May 18, 2020 Aug 24, 2020 Jan 19, 2021 May 10, 2021 TBA TBA

 *These dates are subject to change without notice.

**Transition Term refers to the term in which you will complete the NUR 150 LPN to RN Transition Course. This is after you are accepted into the LPN to ASN program, but before you start actual nursing courses.

Additionally, this Transition Term will aid you in selecting an "Admit Term" when completing your admission application to WKU. When selecting the "Admit Term" on your WKU admission application, please use the appropriate "Transition Term" listed below:

If you are applying for: Application Deadline WKU Admission Term
Core Nursing Courses Begin
SUMMER 2020 
Feb 1, 2020 Spring 2020 Semester
May 2020
FALL 2020  
June 1, 2020 Summer 2020 Semester Aug 2020
SPRING 2021  
Sept 1, 2020 Fall 2020 Semester Jan 2021
SUMMER 2021 
Feb 1, 2021 Spring 2021 Semester May 2021
FALL 2021 
June 1, 2021 Summer 2021 Semester Aug 2021

Example: If you are applying to the LPN to ASN Program for Summer 2018, then your "Transition Term" is Spring 2018. This is when you will take the NUR 150 LPN to RN Transition course, so "Spring 2018"  is the "Admit Term" you will list on your WKU admission application.

NOTE: Students admitted to the program are required to be enrolled in the correct "Admit Term". Any student enrolled for the wrong term will need to contact the Office of Admissions via email to have the "Admit Term" corrected before they can be registered for classes.




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 Last Modified 10/2/20