Nursing & Health Sciences

Pre-Application Requirements LPN to BSN

The following information is a list of requirements and steps you'll need to take before you apply to our LPN to BSN program. You can click on each link for more details.

  1. Have graduated from a regionally accredited college with a A.A.S. or A.S. degree
  2. Have an active and unencumbered license to practice as a practical nurse
  3. Be currently enrolled as a student at LCSC. Not enrolled? Apply Now!
  4. Complete all General Education Core Requirements
    • An overall 2.0 GPA in core courses is required (LCSC college policy)
  5. Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 (based on a 4.0 scale). 
    • Cumulative GPA is based on completed coursework from all colleges and universities attended.
  6. Have a minimum Science/Stats GPA of 2.75 (based on a 4.0 scale) Calculate your GPA
    • Combined GPA of 2.75 or higher in: BIOL 252 & 253, CHEM 105, BIOL 250, PSYC 300
  7. Complete Pre-Requisite Courses with "C" grade or better in each course
  8. Complete the HESI A² Admission Assessment Exam , Minimum score of 75% required
    • LCSC Testing Center: February 28th or September 30th deadline (whichever comes first)
    • Distance Site (ProMetric): February 22nd or September 22nd deadline (whichever comes first)
  9. Assess equivalency of transfer courses
  10. Students with English as a second language must meet miminum English requirements