LPN to RN (for Licensed LPN’s) 

Online Application

Advanced standing (for prior nursing courses or transfer credit) for Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) in nursing is available. To be eligible, an applicant must: (1) meet the admissions requirements for the college, (2) meet the admissions requirements for the AASN program, (3) present a valid, unencumbered LPN license, (4) complete all pre-requisite courses, and (5) successfully complete the approved NUR 150 LPN to AASN Transition Course (both theory and laboratory) or a transition course from an approved Ohio Articulation Model. The student will be able to enter NUR201 on a space-available basis.

The following courses must be completed prior to enrolling in the transition course (NUR 150):

  • BIO 201 – Human Anatomy and Physiology I (4)
  • CHEM 111 – General, Organic and Biochemistry (4)
  • PSY 103 – Introduction to Psychology (3)
  • MTH 107 – Mathematics for Health Sciences (3)
  • BIO 202 – Human Anatomy and Physiology II (4)
  • BIO 208 – General Pharmacology (3)
  • ENG 101 – English Composition I (3)
  • PSY 205 – Lifespan Development (3)

NUR 150 (3)

This course is designed to support advanced placement nursing students in defining their personal goals and practices that will assist in their successful transition from licensed practical nurse to registered nurse. The student will incorporate principles of adult learning to develop professional behaviors, communication, teaching-learning strategies, collaboration, and caring interventions. Students will assess and prioritize patient needs and include principles of evidence-based practice in developing plans of care. Students will demonstrate effective time management and organizational skills and explore principles associated with legal-ethical nursing practice. Technology will be used to develop personal and patient learning, interpret data, and communicate effectively with the healthcare team. Laboratory, simulation and clinical practice are required.

Courses to be completed after NUR 150

Fall Semester Credit Hours
Course Number Description Credit
BIO 220 Microbiology for Health Sciences 3
SOC 103 Introduction to Sociology 3
NUR 201 Nursing III 10
Course Number Description Credit
ETH 212 Health Care Ethics 3
NUR 202 Nursing IV 10
NUR 260 Nursing V 2

For more information contact the admissions office.

Our admissions office is open weekdays from 8 am to 4:30 pm. 513-862-2743. Or, email us at admissions@email.gscollege.edu.

Good Samaritan College Admissions
375 Dixmyth Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45220


The Good Samaritan College campus is located in Good Samaritan Hospital, part of the TriHealth medical system.


Our students practice their medical skills in our nationally-recognized Simulation and Skills Lab.


Study under faculty with doctorate degrees in their field.