LPN to ADN Progression Track

Program Number: 10-543-1
School Year: 2020-2021
Associate of Applied Science Degree
Campus: Beaver Dam, Fond du Lac, West Bend
This program is eligible for financial aid
Full-Time Enrollment Only

Gain more nursing career opportunities and get prepared to take the NCLEX-RN exam with an associate degree in Nursing (ADN) from Moraine Park Technical College.

About the Program

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to associate degree in Nursing (ADN) track at Moraine Park is designed for individuals currently working as LPNs who want to become Registered Nurses (RN).

The ADN program combines prior nursing experience with hands-on learning to prepare you to take the National Council Licensure Exam for Registered Nurses.

The program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Rd. NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326 (phone 404-975-5000) and the Wisconsin Board of Nursing (phone 608-267-2357).

What You’ll Learn

Moraine Park’s associate degree in Nursing program builds on your prior nursing knowledge to help you provide patient-centered care with integrity, use social, mathematical, physical sciences, pharmacology and pathophysiology in clinical decisions making, use new technology to manage data and improve patient care, and more.

Statewide Median Salary for Recent Graduates
Program Outcomes
Approximate Costs
Admission Process
Transfer Opportunities
Additional Information
Program Outcomes
  • Implement one's role as a nurse in ways that reflect integrity, responsibility, ethical practices, and an evolving professional identity as a nurse committed to evidence-based practice, caring, advocacy and quality care.
  • Demonstrate appropriate written, verbal, and nonverbal communication in a variety of clinical contexts.
  • Integrate social, mathematical, and physical sciences, pharmacology, and pathophysiology in clinical decision making.
  • Provide patient centered care by utilizing the nursing process across diverse populations and health care settings.
  • Minimize risk of harm to patients, members of the health care team and self through safe individual performance and participation in system effectiveness.
  • Lead the multidisciplinary health care team to provide effective patient care throughout the lifespan.
  • Use information and technology to communicate, manage data, mitigate error, and support decision-making.
Approximate Costs
  • $136.50 per credit (resident)
  • $204.75 per credit (out-of-state resident)
  • Online students are not charged out-of-state fees.
  • Please refer to the MPTC Student Handbook for additional enrollment fee information.
Admission Process

Standard Admissions steps details

This program also requires:

  • Health Requirements
  • Criminal Background Check

Petition Process Details: Students are provisionally accepted to the Nursing Program in “pre-core” status. When program ready, students go through the petition process.

    Transfer Opportunities
    1. Transfer in prior college work or get a free transcript review. Start here.
    2. Transfer a Moraine Park degree to earn a bachelor’s – learn more.
    Additional Information

    *Enrollment may limit the campus availability or delivery of certain courses.

    Clinical evaluations are the exit assessment graduation requirement for the program.

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    Clinical Admissions Requirements
    801-136English Composition 13
    801-196Oral and Interpersonal Communication3
    806-177General Anatomy and Physiology4
    806-179Advanced Anatomy and Physiology4
    809-188Developmental Psychology3
    Current WI Licensed Practical Nurse
    Employment as an LPN for a minimum of 2,080 hours in the last 2 years (within a structured clinical agency; no private duty).
    Total 21
    Semester 1
    103-159Computer Literacy - Microsoft Office1
    543-109Nursing: Complex Health Alterations 13
    543-110Nursing: Mental Health and Community Concepts2
    543-111Nursing: Intermediate Clinical Practice3
    543-112Nursing Advanced Skills1
    809-198Introduction to Psychology3
    890-101College 1012
    19 escrow credits will be granted after successful completion of 543-109, 543-110, 543-111, 543-112
    Total 15
    Semester 2
    543-113Nursing: Complex Health Alterations 23
    543-114Nursing: Management and Professional Concepts2
    543-115Nursing: Advanced Clinical Practice3
    543-116Nursing Clinical Transition2
    809-1xxSocial Science Course3
    Total 13
    Total Credits68