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Nursing - LPN to RN Track, AAS (PNRND)

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The Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree in Nursing - Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to RN Track is an accelerated option designed to prepare the student for a career as a Registered Nurse in two semesters. Students who successfully complete the program will be eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination - Registered Nurse (RN). This program is approved by the Arizona State Board of Nursing and accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). For additional information contact the PN/RN Programs Assistant at (928) 681-5635.

Requirements for Graduation

No D or F grades in any program required courses and completion of all field of study courses with a “Bor better.

Note: For a course to be eligible for transfer, the student must receive a “C” or better. Acceptance of a transfer course is determined by the receiving institution. Most courses have a lab and clinical component.

Effective through Spring 2021-2022 Academic Year.

Program Prerequisites: 30-38

  1. Student must be a graduate of an accredited high school (or hold a GED certificate), be 18 years of age or older, demonstrate evidence of potential success in the community college, and/or be a transfer student in good standing from another college or university.
  2. Student must successfully complete the following courses and have a minimum GPA of 2.85 at the time of application to the program.
  • Successful completion of Biology Competency Exam Credits (0) OR
    ​​BIO 100  - Biology Concepts with Lab  Credits: (4) OR 
    BIO 181  - General Biology I (Majors) with Lab Credits: (4)
  • BIO 201  - Human Anatomy and Physiology I with Lab Credits: (4)
  • BIO 202  - Human Anatomy and Physiology II with Lab Credits: (4)
  • BIO 205  - Microbiology with Lab Credits: (4)
  • ENG 101  - English Composition I Credits: (3)
  • ENG 102   - English Composition II Credits: (3)
  • MAT 142  - College Mathematics Credits: (3) OR MAT 151  - College Algebra Credits: (4)
  • PSY 101  - Introduction to Psychology Credits: (3)
  • PSY 245   - Lifespan Development Credits: (3)
  • NUR 227   - Pharmacology for Nursing Credits: (3)
  • Successful completion of the MCC Practical Nursing - PN Step-out Certificate (PNSOC) program Credits: (0) OR
    NUR 137  - Articulation to Healing Community Credits: (3)

   3. Student must achieve a minimum score of 60 on the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS).

Current LPN License/Certificate: 16

Program Requirements: 18

Total Degree Credits: 64-72

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