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LPN – ADN Option

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Program Overview

College of The Albemarle’s (COA) LPN – ADN Option program is for licensed practical nurses (LPN) looking to bridge to an Associate Degree Nursing (ADN).

Accreditation

The Associate Degree Nursing and Licensed Practical Nursing to Associate Degree Nursing Option (LPN to ADN Option) nursing programs at College of The Albemarle at the COA Elizabeth City campus located in Elizabeth City, NC is accredited by the: Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400 Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 975-5000

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the Associate Degree Nursing and Licensed Practical Nursing to Associate Degree Nursing Option (LPN to ADN Option) nursing programs is: Continuing Accreditation.

View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program.

ACEN

Partnerships

Old Dominion University (ODU) ADN and Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Concurrent Enrollment Agreement

This is an articulation agreement with ODU allows students to be enrolled in both the ADN program and the ODU BSN program courses at the same time. Students may earn an ADN from COA and a BSN degree from ODU.

Mid-Atlantic Christian University

The ADN and Bachelor of Science Biblical Studies Articulation Agreement is an articulation agreement with Mid-Atlantic Christian University so that students may receive training in both Nursing and Biblical Studies. Students can earn an ADN from COA and a Bachelor of Science degree in Biblical Studies from MACU.

Regionally Increasing Baccalaureate Nurses (RIBN) — East Carolina University (ECU)

COA has two RIBN articulation agreements with ECU so students may be dual enrolled beginning the third semester of the ADN program, to earn an ADN from COA and a BSN degree from ECU.

Careers

National Student Nurses’ Association

Discover Nursing

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Resources

See the links below for program-specific admission requirements and other information regarding our program.

Nursing Handbook (PDF)

LPN – ADN Option Admission Fact Sheet (PDF)

HSWP Admission Comparison Grid (PDF)

ATI TEAS Information

Eastern North Carolina RIBN Overview

Curriculum Guide

Associate in Applied Science LPN – ADN Option Curriculum Guide (PDF)