LVN Transition Application Process

The LVN-Transition Option Program is for individuals who currently hold a license to practice as a Licensed Vocational Nurse in the state of Texas and have at least approximately one year of nursing experience.

Admission is on a competitive basis, utilizing GPA from all coursework taken in the degree plan, entrance exam scores (TEAS V), and number of academic and nursing courses completed. 

Admissions Rating Scale: Maximum Points
GPA (Average GPA of completed required academic/nursing courses x 5) 20
Required courses completed (9 academic courses required-1 point each) 9
TEAS Academic Preparedness Level (2-6 points/Proficient-Exemplary)             
(If Overall score is Developmental or Basic – automatic disqualification
From admissions)
6
TEAS Reading (1 point if at or above 76, 0 points if below)         1
TEAS Math (1 point if at or above 75, 0 points if below) 1
TEAS Science (1 point if at or above 66, 0 points if below) 1
TEAS English (1 point if at or above 70, 0 points if below) 1
BONUS: Complete HPRS 2301 Pathophysiology with grade of “B” or higher (1 point if “B” or higher, 0 points if course never taken, or grade “C” or lower) 1
TOTAL POSSIBLE POINTS  40

Students who are accepted will complete a one year course of study which will begin with the Summer I semester.  After successfully completing the summer courses the LVN-Transition students will join the generic students for the fall semester.  The LVN-Transition students will graduate the following May.  After successful completion of the program, students with Texas Board of Nursing approval are eligible to sit for the NCLEX-RN exam. 

Students seeking admission to the Blinn College District Associate Degree Nursing Program (LVN-Transition Option) should first attend an LVN-Transition Information Session. Session dates and instructions for registering to attend can be found at www.blinn.edu/adn/ext-links/lvn-information-session.html.   Students may also contact the Program Administrative Assistant with any follow-up questions or concerns by emailing adn@blinn.edu

For admissions instructions, visit www.blinn.edu/adn/appprocedures.html.

The Blinn College District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, or disability in its programs or activities. For information regarding Title IX, ADA, Section 504 and other anti-discrimination coordinators, see the Required Notices link at www.blinn.edu