To learn more, visit: https://www.morainepark.edu/academics/programs/lpn-to-adn-progression-track/
Program Number: 10-543-1
Associate of Applied Science Degree
Campus: Beaver Dam, Fond du Lac, West Bend
This program is eligible for financial aid
Full-Time Enrollment. Starting Summer 2022, Part Time Enrollment option is offered for those seeking to progress from LPN to RN.
Gain more nursing career opportunities and get prepared to take the NCLEX-RN exam with an associate degree in Nursing (ADN) from Moraine Park Technical College.
About the Program
The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to associate degree in Nursing (ADN) track at Moraine Park is designed for individuals currently working as LPNs who want to become Registered Nurses (RN).
The ADN program combines prior nursing experience with hands-on learning to prepare you to take the National Council Licensure Exam for Registered Nurses.
The program is accredited by the:
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Rd. NE, Suite 1400, Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 975-5000 http://www.acenursing.org/
Wisconsin Board of Nursing
What You’ll Learn
Moraine Park’s associate degree in nursing program builds on your prior nursing knowledge to help you provide patient-centered care with integrity, use social, mathematical, physical sciences, pharmacology and pathophysiology in clinical decisions making, use new technology to manage data and improve patient care and more.
Earn credits at MPTC and transfer to a four-year college to earn your bachelor’s degree.
Visit the Transfer to a Four-Year College page for more information on credit transfer agreements between Moraine Park and four-year colleges, both public and private.
State Licensure Disclosure: Moraine Park’s Nursing program prepares students to obtain the educational requirements for licensure to be employed/practice in the state of Wisconsin. No determination has been made if the curriculum matches the educational requirements for preparation, examinations, or licensure for other states. Visit the Accreditation page for more details about accreditation.
Licensing Organization: Wisconsin State Board of Nursing
Clinical evaluations are the exit assessment graduation requirement for the program.
Standard Admissions steps details
This program also requires:
- Health Requirements
- Criminal Background Check
Petition Process Details: Students are provisionally accepted to the Nursing Program in "pre-core" status. When program ready, students go through the petition process.
Credit for Prior Learning
Earn college credit outside the classroom through Moraine Park’s Credit for Prior Learning (CPL) opportunities. Credit opportunities are available for:
- Previous college coursework from prior institutions
- Military training and experience
- Passing of MPTC or national exams
- Skills or knowledge developed on the job or through other life experiences
Visit MPTC’s Credit for Prior Learning page for more information.
- $146.20 per credit (resident)
- $219.30 per credit (out-of-state resident)
Associate of Arts/Associate of Science
- $188.90 per credit (resident)
- $283.35 per credit (out-of-state resident)
Online students are not charged out-of-state fees.
- $4.50 minimum per course Material Fee
- $12.50 per-credit Supplemental Fee for Undergraduate courses
- $10 minimum per credit Online Course Fee (Fee suspended for 2023-2024)
- $4.50 per term mandatory Student Accident Insurance Fee
Please refer to Tuition & Fee Information for additional enrollment fee information.
Financial Aid is available for associate degree and technical diploma programs (those that are 2 semesters in length and typically with 28 credits or more). Processing can take 4-5 weeks after a student's completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is received. Visit the Financial Aid page to learn more.
Note: Additional Clinical Admissions Requirements include:
1. Current WI Licensed Practical Nurse
2. Employment as an LPN for a minimum of 1,000 hours in the last 2 years (within a structured clinical agency; no private duty).
Plan of Study Grid
|Clinical Admissions Requirements|
||English Composition 1
||Oral and Interpersonal Communication
||General Anatomy and Physiology
||Advanced Anatomy and Physiology
||Computer Literacy - Microsoft Office
||Nursing Complex Health Alterations I
||Mental Health & Community Concepts
||Nursing Intermediate Clinical Practice
||Nursing Advanced Skills
||Introduction To Psychology
||Nursing Complex Health Alterations II
||Nursing Management & Professional Concepts
||Nursing Advanced Clinical Practice
||Nursing Clinical Transition
| ||Total Credits||68|
- Integrate professional nursing identity reflecting integrity, responsibility, and nursing standards
- Communicate comprehensive information using multiple sources in nursing practice
- Integrate theoretical knowledge to support decision making
- Integrate the nursing process into patient care across diverse populations
- Function as a healthcare team member to provide safe and effective care
Entry-level; after passing NCLEX-RN
- Staff Nurse
- Primary Nurse
Statewide Median Salary for Recent Graduates