Registrations now open for LPN access to Bachelor of Science in Nursing program

Are you a practicing LPN interested in becoming a registered nurse? NIC’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree is now accepting applications into its LPN Access program starting July 3, 2018.

LPN Access to Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree (Option C)

Applications open from March 1 to June 15, 2018. This option is designed to allow Licensed Practical Nurses to access Term 4 of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program. Students choosing this option proceed to degree completion by completing five academic terms and two consolidated practice experiences.

 Prospective students must meet the following academic requirements:

 Complete BIO 261 prior to entry. BIO 261 is offered in the 2018 Spring Term.

 Submit official transcripts from PN Program and other educational institutions attended.

  1. Submit verification of registration status from CLPNBC.
  2. C+ in one of Principles of Math 11, Applications of Math 12, Pre-Calculus 11, Foundations of Math 12, NIC MAT 053 or a Math assessment test.
  3. *C in ENG 115 or ENG 117
  4. *C in BIO 160/161 and 260
  5. *C in NUR 170 and NUR 173 from either NIC or VIU.

 *C is minimum requirement in any one course but the cumulative average of all six courses must be 65% or better.

 Note: Applicants who meet the admission requirements for this option will be accepted in NIC’s program, depending on seat availability. Some prospective students may be required to have an interview at the discretion of the department chair or designate. The interview is designed to assist students in making an informed decision about pursuing a nursing career.

 For more information, or to register, visit the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program page, or book an appointment with a student advisor at 1-800-715-0914.

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