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Please note: This is not an LPN program; it is a program for individuals who have graduated from an accredited LPN program with a current license to practice in Massachusetts and want to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.Degree Overview Worcester State University's LPN-to-BS in Nursing Bridge Program is designed to transition the licensed practical nurse (LPN) to the role of a baccalaureate-prepared registered nurse. Graduates of this program are prepared to meet societal health care needs in a variety of settings. Respect for diversity, social responsibility, and a commitment to excellence in nursing care are emphasized.
Application deadline: February 1, 2017Applicants must meet these requirements:
NACE Exams and Required Scores
Registration and test dates may be found at nlnonlinetesting.org.
Junior Year Fall Semester
Senior YearFall Semester
NOTE: Students will receive 10 additional credits for successful completion of NACE examsTotal 120
Clinical Course Requirements for both Track I, Track II and Track IIIAll newly admitted students will be required to participate in an online documentation tracking system, Verified Credentials, and provide the documentation listed below. Students are required to maintain compliance (updated documentation) for the entirety of the program. Information for accessing Verified Credentials will be provided to youby our clinical resource coordinator. The following requirements must be electronically submitted:
Please note: Clinical facilities may stipulate additional requirements for which documentation must be provided. Also, many other of these requirements need to be updated annually or biannually. It is your responsibility to submit updated records.
Upon completion of the program, graduates will:
The Dr. Lillian Goodman Department of Nursing utilizes the following to guide this program:
NACE exams are currently on hold as the NLN site is under construction. We will hopefully have new test dates in May. Please check again at that time.
The Nursing Department is hosting an information session for prospective LPN-to-BS program applicants on Wed., April 20 from 6-7 p.m. in room 217 of the Ghosh Science and Technology Center.