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LVN to RN Advanced Placement


The LVN to RN Program applications will open

February 1, 2025 - February 28, 2025 for the Summer 2025 cohort. 

Please follow the LVN_RN Nursing Program Application checklist below.


The LVN to RN "Advanced Placement" program at College of the Canyons is designed to provide an LVN with the education required to qualify for licensure as an RN.


Projected Progression of Courses for Summer 2024 Cohort (tentative - 20 students)

Tentative Summer Session Dates May 23, 2024 - August 7, 2024 (approximately 10 weeks)

Nursing 109 - Summer 2024 (First 6 weeks) 
TBD - 3 days a week (1 lecture day and 2 clinical days)
**Upon Successful Completion of Nursing 109, student will continue to Nursing 126**

Nursing 126 - Summer 2024 (Second 6 weeks)
TBD - 4 days a week (2 lecture days and 2 clinical days)

Nursing 234 - Fall 2024 (8 weeks)
TBD (2 lecture days and 1 clinical day)

Nursing 236 - Winter 2025 (5 weeks) - TENTATIVE
TBD (online lecture and 2 clinical days)

Nursing 240 - Spring 2025 (16 weeks)
TBD (1 lecture day and 1 clinical day)

**Upon Successful Completion of courses listed above along with all degree requirements students would complete the LVN to RN Associate Degree of Nursing in program in Spring 2025**



Correspondence Timeline for Summer 2024 LVN-RN Application Process:

  • NOTE - Status updates emailed by March 31, 2024 status updates will be sent out via COC student email.
  • April 4, 2024  - ATI TEAS TEST DATE here at COC (invitation only) or deadline for Official submission of ATI TEAS results (first attempt only of Version 7 released June 3, 2022).
  • April 5, 2024 - Acceptances to the LVN-RN program will be sent via COC email.
  • April 12, 2024 - SAVE THE DATE  - If accepted, mandatory LVN-RN Student Orientation.

NOTE - August 1 , 2024 - Spring 2025 - RN application cycle will open. Please follow the Nursing Program Application Checklist - SUMMER step-by-step if you choose to apply to the RN 2 year program.  The next LVN_RN application will open February 1 - February 28, 2025 for the Summer 2025 LVN_RN selection.