LPN-TO-RN Program

Advance your LPN certificate to an RN degree. At Ambria, you can continue to work and go to school at the same time.

Choose between day and evening schedule with full-time and part-time options.

Complete the following requirements below to start your RN program at Ambria College of Nursing.

Deadlines & Mandatory Events

In order to start the program in January, you must:

  • Submit all application documents by Dec 29, 2017
  • Complete FAFSA (Ambria OPE-ID: 041247) by Dec 29, 2017
  • Submit Castle Branch results no later than 3:00 PM on Dec 29, 2017:
    - Background check and drug screening results
  • Register for classes no later than 11:59 PM on Dec 29, 2017
  • Attend New Student Orientation on Jan 4, 2018 (9:00 AM – 3:00 PM)

General Admission Requirements

Pass Entrance Exam

Submit Official Transcripts

Complete Prerequisites or EQUIVALENT

Show proof of valid LPN License

Undergo Background Check and Drug Test

Participate in an RN Admission Interview

Additional Requirements

Attend An Information Session

Submit Required Documents

Apply for Federal Financial Aid

Submit High School Diploma or Equivalent

Complete General Admission Application

Sign Enrollment Agreement

Attend Clinical Compliance Workshop

Meet with an Admission advisor

After completing all of the admission requirements listed above, please make an appointment to schedule a meeting with your admission advisor to finalize the application process.

Click button below to contact your advisor.

Contact Your Admission Advisor

Job outlook for the RN

Click here for detailed information about job outlook for registered nurses.
Bureau of Labor Statistics about Registered Nurses.

Estimated Tuition & Fees for 2017-2018

Tuition & Fees Cost Description
Required Credits $18,000 Based on 30 Credits total
One-time Fee $450 One-time fee Application fee, uniform, nursing lab kit and background check
Student Services Fee $600 Applied every trimester (technology fee, clinical, lab fees)
Standardize Exam Fees $115 Applied at the end of each course

Tuition & Fees are subject to change. Please attend the info session for most up-to-date information.

Apply for nursing grants & scholarships.
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Program Outline

 
REQUIRED COURSES
 

Courses

Credit Hours

NUR 111

Pharmacology

4

BIO 210

Pathophysiology

3

NUR 113

Nursing Health Assessment

2.5

NUR 116

Nutrition

2

NUR 115

Advanced Nursing Skills

.75

NUR 118

Psychiatric Nursing

4

NUR 117-1

Adult Health Nursing I

7.25

NUR 211-1

Adult Health Nursing II

5.5

NUR 212

Maternity Nursing

3.5

NUR 213

Pediatric Nursing

3.5

NUR 214

Leadership & Management

4

NUR 215

Capstone

1

Total Ambria Nursing Credits

41

 
TRANSFER CREDITS
 

Courses

Credit Hours

BIO 110

Anatomy & Physiology 1

4

BIO 111

Anatomy & Physiology 2

4

BIO 220

General Microbiology

4

PSY 201

Life Span Psychology

3

SPE 101

Introduction to Speech

3

SOC 101

Introduction to Sociology

3

Total GenEd Credits

21

 
PRE-REQUISITE COURSES
 

Courses

Credit Hours

ENG 101

English Composition

3

PSY 101

Introduction to Psychology

3

Total Pre-requisite credits

6

Certificate awarded: Associate of Applied Science in Nursing (AAS)

Spring 2018 Semester

Classes begin on Jan 8.
Application Deadline is Dec 29.

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Info Session

Become a nurse in 12 months.
Want to find out how?
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Transfer Credits

Follow these steps to transfer credits.
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Take Entrance Exam

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Financial Aid

Ambria School Code: 041247
4 Easy Steps for Financial Aid

LPN-TO-RN Scholarships

Click here to apply for the nursing scholarship today.

Office Hours

Mon - Thur | 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Friday | 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Saturday | 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

847-397-0300

About Ambria College of Nursing

Ambria College of Nursing is the only private nursing school in Illinois that offers a seamless ladder nursing program which consists of LPN, LPN to RN, and RN to BSN.

With classes available in the morning, evening, and weekend hours and full-time or part-time course load, our flexible schedule allows you to earn a nursing salary while pursuing your Bachelors Degree in Nursing. Read more...