RN Transition Program
RN Transition Program (LVN to RN)
The Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Registered Nursing Transition Program at Lamar State College Orange is a competency-based course of study designed to prepare graduates to take the state board examination (NCLEX-RN®) to become Registered Nurses. Experienced LVNs have a basic level of nursing knowledge that can be built upon through this year-long pathway to become an RN, providing them with career and educational mobility. The LSCO LVN to RN program is led by accomplished nursing educators and is approved through the Texas Board of Nursing, 333 Guadalupe St., Suite 3-460 ; Austin, TX 78701.
Registered Nursing Transition Program, AAS
Explore the degree plan for this program, which encompasses the LVN to RN curriculum, prerequisites, course requirements, and the total number of credit hours needed per semester.
Program Requirements and Resources
The RN transition program is selective — our admission scoring process considers professional behavior, academic achievement, consecutive applications, and residency points. Learn more about our deadlines and additional requirements.
The RN program application is open from July 1st to September 15th and is completely online. Upload any required documents and submit your application!
See a comprehensive list of all estimated expenses for the program, as well as LVN to RN-specific financial aid and scholarship opportunities.
The LSCO Nursing Simulation Center allows degree-seeking nursing students the opportunity to master skills in a controlled learning environment. Students are able to apply information learned in the classroom setting to a real-world patient scenario.
Explore our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about the LSCO LVN to RN transition program to make sure that your questions are answered.
View the RN program admission rating scale.