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LPN transition to Nursing AAS

Program Admissions and Course Information

  • Any Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in the community who wishes to complete the Nursing AAS degree must complete the program prerequisites and Writing 101 (WRT 101) with grades and/or assessment scores posted on their PCC transcript before applying to the program.
  • Current unrestricted State of Arizona LPN License or Multi-State Privilege to Practice in Arizona License with previous LPN work experience is required.
  • Contact the Nursing Department at 206-6661 to schedule an appointment to complete the application.
  • Complete NRS 188 / NRS 188LS "Transition to Associate Degree Nursing". 
  • The semester the student is in NRS 188/188LS they must also complete BIO 205IN and either ECE 107 or PSY 240.  These two courses may be taken prior to entering NRS 188/188LS.  Core Courses and the required Support Courses for semesters three and four of the Nursing Program.

Program Costs

These costs are approximate.  Additional fees may apply.

   DPS Criminal Background Check $65.00
CPR Course $35.00
Course Fees $200.00
Uniforms/Shoes/Clinical Supplies Varies
Required Textbooks / Lab Supplies $1,395.00
Physical Exam/Immunizations Varies
Toxicology Screening $20.00
Licensing $550.00
Review Course $100-400.00
Graduation Application Fee $15.00

Additional fees include but are not limited to:  Health insurance, and tuition (see Program web page and Paying for School).  The cost of tuition is based on the number of credit hours you enroll in each semester.  The tuition you pay is determined by whether or not you are an in-state resident or a non-resident. Refer to the schedule of classes for additional course fees.