Professor Deborah McMillan Coddington MS, RN
All students should come to the Nursing Program office in room E-300 to speak with an advisor to ensure that they have met all the necessary requirements for candidacy.
All students who have applied for candidacy will receive a letter informing them of the date when candidacy acceptance/denial letters will be distributed. On the day of distribution all students will receive further instruction of how to proceed.
A letter will be sent to all candidates to come in on a specific date to pick up the acceptance/non-acceptance letter (see question #2).
The score for the LPN to RN Pathway is simply a straight calculation of GPA of all “Nursing Program” related General Education courses (refer to page #1). If the candidate achieved New York State PN license after completing LaGuardia Community College’s PN Program, those PN clinical and non-clinical courses will also be calculated into the LPN to RN ranking GPA.
Enrolling in the LPN to RN Transition course and successfully complete
the course does not make automatically eligible to enroll into the SCR 100 LPN TO RN
You will also need to:
Apply as Transfer or Freshman Student into LaGuardia Community College (even if coming from LaGuardia’s PN Program). As an “Undeclared Health” major (code 470), and submit the application for candidacy (LRN000.4799) in Room C-107, Registrar’s Office in the 12 weeks prior to the LPN to RN Bridge course (SCR100).
The PN to RN Bridge course (SCR100) is offered every 12 week semester (Fall I and
Spring I). Refer to the college academic calendar for application deadline dates
regarding candidacy registration.
The Transition course is offered during each semester. Call Adult and Continuing
Education or Career Ladders in Allied Health Office (C231) for the deadline
information regarding registration.
No. The Transition Course is offered through the Adult and Continuing Education
Department (ACE) and is a non-credit bearing course. If you are accepted as an LPN
into the RN Advanced Pathway Program, you will receive 15 exemptions credits
towards the AAS degree on the RN Program transcript combined with your previous
LPN to RN Informational Booklet