NY State Program Code: 04182 HEGIS Code: 5649.00 CIP Code: 24.0101
Adelphi’s College of Professional and Continuing Studies and College of Nursing and Public Health have combined to offer a unique degree program that assists Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) who want to earn a bachelor’s degree in nursing and pursue their nursing career goals. This unique program allows students to receive college credit for their LPN training and other work experiences, and finish their bachelor’s degree program in less time and at less expense than traditional undergraduate programs. Students enroll in College of Professional and Continuing Studies and receive credit for their LPN training while they earn an Associate’s Degree in Liberal Arts and prepare for admission to the School of Nursing. In order to be accepted into the College of Nursing and Public Health, students must complete the A.A. with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 and take the TEAS entrance exam. In addition to completing the course requirements for an A.A. in Liberal Arts, students must also complete all the prerequisite courses for the B.S.N. program.
The College of Professional and Continuing Studies General Education and Core Requirements
The College of Professional and Continuing Studies students must meet the requirement of four core courses and six distribution courses, as described here.
Requirements for the Associate of Arts (A.A.) in Liberal Arts: Pre-Nursing Concentration
Required GPA: 3.0
Credits Required to Graduate: 64