Ancilla College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). The Nursing program is approved by the Indiana State Board of Nursing (ISBN) and is recognized by the National League for Nursing (NLN). National accreditation through the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN) for the nursing program is in progress.
Ancilla College offers an LPN to RN Bridge Program for bridging the gap between the educational requirements of LPNs and RNs and provides you with an opportunity to advance both your education and your potential for professional advancement. Coursework in the Bridge Program are designed to build your understanding of nursing theory, nursing science, patient care methods and professional nursing practice.
The program combines small, interactive classroom learning with expert clinical experiences at local and regional health care facilities.
The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to Registered Nurse (RN) Bridge Program at Ancilla College will prepare you to take the NCLEX licensure exam for licensure as an RN . Students achieving an ASN often continue on to receive a bachelor’s (BSN) or master’s (MSN) for more career advancement opportunities. The ASN program will also prepare you to transfer to a four-year institution to further your studies.
Admission to the LPN to RN Bridge Program requires a current unencumbered Indiana LPN license and this application. Click here to download the application form. You will also need to complete the general admission application to Ancilla College. The link it to the top right of this page.
2016 LPN Bridge Admission Criteria
Nursing Application 2_28_17
1_28_16 Bridge Curriculum
LPN to RN Program Costs
2017-2018 Nursing Student Handbook