Licensed Practical nurse to BSN

A flexible degree program for individuals who are working as LPNs and want to earn a bachelor’s degree in nursing.

Female nursing student and patient

Degree Information

  • Application Deadline:
    March 1
  • Program Start:
    August
  • Locations Available:
    OKC, Lawton, Tulsa
  • Length of Program:*
    Full-time - 9 months (2 sem)
    Part-time: 2 years (4 sem)
  • Credit Hours:
    60 semester hours
    (30 nursing advanced standing hours achieved by exam, 30 by enrollment to be completed within the program)
  • Degree Awarded:
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
  • Part-Time Study Available?
    Yes
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About the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN): LPN to BSN Program

The Career Mobility LPN to BSN program is a flexible degree program for individuals who are working as licensed practical nurses and want to earn a bachelor’s degree in nursing. The nursing curriculum is 60 credit hours, with 30 hours earned through advanced standing examination and 30 by enrollment to be completed within the program. Designed to be completed in just nine months (two semesters) of full-time study from August to May or two years (four semesters) of part-time study, the LPN to BSN program offers Saturday classes and internet-based coursework to accommodate working nurses. Graduates from this program receive a BSN degree and are eligible to sit for the state examination for licensure as a registered nurse.

Terminal Program Objectives

Upon successful completion of the University of Oklahoma College of Nursing Baccalaureate Degree Program the graduate will be prepared to:

  • Provide entry-level safe, competent, ethical care to culturally diverse individuals, families and populations across health care settings and across the lifespan.
  • Function effectively as a member of the Nursing Profession and as a member of an interdisciplinary healthcare team.
  • Practice professional nursing based on current evidence.
  • Assume accountability for evaluation and improvement of nursing practice.
  • Integrate the safe and confidential use of information technology and health care technology into one’s practice as a professional nurse.