We’ve partnered with Adelphi’s College of Nursing and Public Health to offer a unique degree program for licensed practical nurses (LPNs) who want to earn a bachelor’s degree in nursing. With our program, you can:
To be admitted to the A.A. degree program, students must have a current New York State license as an LPN. The A.A. in Liberal Arts: Pre-Nursing Concentration can lead to a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Adelphi’s School of Nursing. While it does not guarantee admission into this program, enrolled students are well prepared to meet the following requirements:
Candidates for this degree must have completed at least 64 credits, 30 of which must be taken in graded course work at the University. No more than 34 of the total credits may be awarded from life experience. In addition to the 16 credits of core liberal arts requirements, the A.A. in Liberal Arts requires two humanistic studies foundation courses, two social sciences foundation courses, and two art courses. Students must also complete 24 to 30 elective credits chosen with the help of their academic advisor. In all cases, candidates must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5.