Thursday – March 30, 2017

Practical Nursing -PN-RN-Progression AAS Degree

Practical Nursing LPN-RN Educational Progression


Downtown Milwaukee and Mequon campuses 


ACEN logoIf you are a Licensed Practical Nurse and desire to become a Registered Nurse, this program is for you. Your work experience may earn you advanced-standing credits, allowing you to obtain your degree more quickly. After successfully completing this program, you will be eligible to take the RN Licensure Exam (NCLEX-RN). This program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Career Outlook: Employers will expect graduates to have a plan for completing their bachelor's degree in nursing. Some Bachelor of Science Nursing (BSN) courses may be taken concurrently with the associate degree courses. Contact your advisor for more information.

Career Pathway: Through this program, a LPN can prepare for a career as a Registered Nurse, followed by many choices for RN-BSN programs. Contact your advisor for details.

Program Code: 10-543-10 

Start Dates: August/January 

This program does not have a waitlist.
Students are admitted through a petition process.
Learn more about the petition process 
Learn more about when the petition process windows are open 

A criterion considered in the petition process is verification of student residency. Students selected via the petition process are chosen based on MATC district residency, then Wisconsin nondistrict residency, followed by nonresidents, unless otherwise stated. 

Special Admission Requirements: Licensure as licensed practical nurse is required. At least one year of current practice experience is recommended.

Detailed Program Information

Fall 2016 – Spring 2017 Course Requirements (link)
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