L.P.N. to B.S./R.N. Mobility Program

The purpose of the L.P.N. to B.S./R.N. program is to provide an opportunity for Licensed Practical Nurses to obtain a baccalaureate degree in nursing. This is accomplished through a program that recognizes the academic preparation and clinical practice experience of the L.P.N. by providing advanced standing opportunities through credit equivalency. Credit equivalency is determined by the Program Associate Dean/Director and members of the faculty.

Admission Requirements

All LPN students must meet college admission criteria, and must hold a current New York State registration as an L.P.N.  A cumulative index of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and/or a program average of 83.0 or better from an accredited program of study, and current L.P.N. license and professional liability insurance are required. Admission/transfer requirements are noted in the Molloy College Catalog.

Program of Study

Students follow the same program of study as generic nursing students. L.P.N. to B.S./R.N. program students may receive advanced standing. Students with a minimum of one (1) year of clinical experience maybe granted equivalent credit for NUR 224 LPN: Clinical Concepts as related to Humanistic Nursing Practice (3 credits).

The decision to waive NUR 224 will be based upon the provision of direct patient care during one-year of full time practice or its part-time equivalent (employer verification is required) in an institutional setting and successful completion of a skills module (See Associate Dean for more information). All LPN students may be interviewed by Associate Dean prior to acceptance.

Transfer Credits

Credits earned at another college or university may be transferred in accordance with college policy as noted in the Molloy College Catalog. Additional credits may be earned through Division developed challenges and CLEP examination of identified liberal arts and science courses.

Fall Semester: Level 100 Credits Totals
BIO 1200 4
CHEM 1120 4
ENG 1100 3
**PSY 1110 3
NUR 1290 2
17 Credits
Spring Semester
BIO 1210 4
**SOC 1010/1660 3
**BIO 2450 4
**NUR 1390 3
Arts/Fine Arts 3
17 credits
Summer Semester
BIO 2450 Open to take during summer
Fall Semester: LEVEL 2000
***NUR 22400 3
NUR 2260 3
NUR 2290 3
NUR 2390 2
BIO 2470 2
Art/Fine Arts 3
16 credits
Spring Semester
NUR 2590 2
NUR 2990 6
MAT 115A 3
NUR 2890 3
14 credits
Fall Semester: LEVEL 300
NUR 3290 6
NUR 3890 3
THE or PHI 3
Ethics 3
15 credits
Spring Semester
NUR 3490 4
NUR 3590 4
Eng Lit 3
Modern Language 3
Soc/Behav Science Elective* 3
17 credits
Fall Semester: Level 400
NUR 4090 3
NUR 4290 4
NUR 4390 4
Modern Language/ English Lit 3
15 credits
Spring Semester
NUR 4490 3
NUR 4590 2
NUR 4990 5
THE or PHI 3
17 credits

*Must be Liberal Arts and Sciences credits
**CLEP/Challenge Option
*** Experiential Credit

Please refer to the Undergraduate Course Catalog (PDF) for more details about this program.


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