2014-2015 Catalog & Handbook 
    Jun 02, 2023  
2014-2015 Catalog & Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Registered Nurse (Fall Start), AAS

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Love being an LPN but looking for more opportunity? As a Registered Nurse, you can move forward in the rewarding field you already know and love. Expand your knowledge and expertise as a nurse which will complement the technical skills you already possess as an LPN.

This degree is a perfect fit for Southeast Tech LPN graduates or other LPNs who have 750 hours of documented work experience. Just plug your LPN diploma in and move forward with your Registered Nurse, AAS Degree! Graduates of this program will be eligible to sit for the NCLEX-RN examination.

Background checks and drug screenings are required for this program.

Status of Accreditation: LPN to RN, AAS program is a candidate for accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing. LPN to RN, AAS program has interim status from the South Dakota Board of Nursing.

  • Bring Your Own Laptop (BYOL ) (You can either purchase a laptop on your own or purchase one from the STI Support Center.)


Program Curriculum - Total Credits: 42

Year 1: Licensed Practical Nursing Diploma Completion

Year 2: Additional Credits for AAS Degree Listed Below:

Additional Information

*Incoming students are required to show current proof of certification in Basic Life Support (CPR) for Health Care Providers through the American Heart Association.

Requirements: Achievement of a “C” or higher for all NURS courses.

Students entering a program in any semester other than outlined may not graduate in the expected amount of time.

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