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LPN to RN Advanced Placement

LPN's who have an active unencumbered Maryland license, in agreement with the Maryland Board of Nursing and the Maryland Higher Education Commission, and have met all program admission requirements will be awarded 8 credits, which is equivalent to NUR 120 & NUR 122. They will need to pass the NUR 121 Physical Assessment Skills competency, both written and practice tests, with a satisfactory score.

  • All students will be required to take the remaining nursing sequence
  • Students will register for NUR 130 and NUR 131 in the initial term.
  • Students will register for NUR 220 and NUR 221 in the second term.
  • Students will register for NUR 230 and NUR 231 in the final term.

Program Admission Requirements

  • The first step is to attend an information session or complete the online information session. These informal sessions cover admission and academic requirements, the application and selection process, curriculum, and career opportunities.
  • Must satisfactorily complete all admission and academic requirements prior to submitting a program application.
  • Applications will be accepted on a rolling admission basis.
  • First consideration for selection will be given to candidates whose resident address is in Anne Arundel County for at least three months prior to the date the application is submitted (address verification required). Out-of-county applicants will be reviewed only when space is available.*
  • Applications are available in FLRS 100 or online. Only complete applications will be processed.
  • Admission to the program is separate from admission to the college.
  • Conditional acceptance is given to qualified applicants who meet all admission and academic requirements.
  • Final acceptance in the program shall be contingent upon satisfactory completion of a criminal background check, satisfactory completion of a health examination record, and submission of designated American Heart Association CPR card. Note: A urine drug screen may be required after admission.

*ALL applicants must complete an Address Verification for Health Sciences form and submit it to the college Records Office as part of the application process. Each applicant will be required to submit two proofs of residency as described on the Address Verification for Health Sciences form. Submit this form and supporting documents to:

Anne Arundel Community College
Records Office - SSVC 140
101 College Parkway
Arnold, MD 21012


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