LPN-RN Associate of Science Degree in Nursing (A.D.N.)
Nursing LPN to RN
- Complete an application to Ohio University with pre-associate of nursing listed as your major, along with the $20 nonrefundable application fee (or complete a change of major to pre-associate nursing if already an OU student in a different program).
- Complete a nursing application in the nursing office.
- Submit official transcripts (in sealed envelopes) from all previous schools attended, including college, vocational/technical programs, and high school/GED. Student must be a graduate of high school (or hold certificate of high school equivalency - GED) and an accredited LPN Program.
- If you are a graduating high school senior, you will be required to have an ACT score of 23.
- Submit to the nursing office a statement of educational and career goals essay (typed; no more than 1 page). This is your opportunity to tell the selection committee why you should be chosen for the Nursing Program.
- An established minimum college grade point average of 2.75. (If you are a graduating high school senior, you will need to have a high school GPA of a 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale.)
- The applicant must have completed courses in algebra, biology & chemistry at the high school or college level with a minimum grade of C in each course before the deadline.
- COMPASS Placement test is required for all new students. Please contact 740.533.4596 to schedule an appointment.For nursing, you need to achieve an 80 or higher in reading, place in English 1510 in the writing portion and achieve a score of Tier I on the Math portion.
- You will also have to take the HESI A2 Nursing Admissions Exam. You must achieve a score of at least a 75% in English, a 75% in Math and an overall composite of 75%. You can schedule this exam in the Student Success Center by calling 740-533-4596. Test codes and study guides for this test are available for purchase in the bookstore.
- Applicants are required to pass FBI & BCI fingerprint report (criminal back ground check) which will be completed after you have been selected into the program.
- Applicant must have current LPN licensure in any state.
- Must have a minimum of 6 support courses completed with a C or better prior to the deadline. Any support courses completed with a C- or below will exclude the applicant from selections. (All courses listed must be completed by the end of the program to graduate)
The Nursing Education and Retraining for Success Scholarship (NEARS)
The ADN program at Ohio University is accredited by:
Atlanta, GA 30326
Program List (PDF)
Chelsea Harris, B.S.H.
Nursing Academic Advisor
School of Nursing
Beth Delaney, MSN, RN, FNP-BC
Associate Director of Nursing
Center for Nursing Education
Required Support Courses:
NURS 2030: LPN to RN Transition (4 hrs)
NURS 2040: LPN to RN Bridge (2 hrs)
Spring Semester 2
NURS 2110: Adult Health II (7 hrs)
NURS 2120: Maternal & Newborn Nursing (3 hrs)
NURS 2130: Child & Adolescent Nursing (3 hrs)
Fall Semester 3
NURS 2220: Integrated Nursing Practice (7 hrs)