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Health Education Building 103
1705 Hoffman Street
Madison WI 53704

CALL: (608) 246-6065 or (800) 322-6282 ext. 6065
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Monday - Tuesday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Wednesday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Nursing Completion LPN to ADN

Associate Degree in Applied Science

Program number: 105431-PN

Overview

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that employment of registered nurses is projected to grow 19% through 2022, faster than the average for all occupations.

Madison College and the faculty of the Associate Degree Nursing program value the education and experience you have obtained as a licensed practical nurse (LPN). If you wish to advance your educational preparation to become a registered nurse, you may be eligible to apply to the Nursing Completion: LPN to Associate Degree Nursing program, which allows you to enter into the third semester of the Associate Degree Nursing program curriculum. 

Program Details

Students in the Nursing program can attend full or part time.

Some Nursing classes are offered in the evening.

Nursing classes may be offered at these Madison College campuses:

  • Madison - Truax

This program is not offered online.


Admission

To Apply

View the admission requirements for application deadlines, materials, and requirements.

This program is available to currently licensed practical nurses only. 

LPNs enrolling in the third-semester nursing courses must take Orientation to Associate Degree Nursing (543-164, 3 credit) the semester before entering the third semester nursing courses.

After Acceptance

Once you are admitted into your program, review the Start of Semester Checklist to prepare for your first day of classes at MATC. 

Questions?

Contact the Enrollment Center at EnrollmentServices@madisoncollege.edu or (608) 246-6210.

Curriculum

The courses listed below outline the requirements for completion for students officially admitted in the 2016-2017 academic year. Requirements for completion may vary depending on the semester in which a student is admitted. Current/continuing students should consult their Academic Requirements report available through their student center account for specific requirements, as requirements are subject to change.

General Education Courses

3 credits

3 credits

Practical Nursing and Licensure Requirements
First Semester
Second Semester
Prior to the Start of Third Semester Courses
Third Semester
Fourth Semester
Outcomes

After completing the Nursing: LPN to Associate Degree program at Madison Area Technical College, you will be able to:

  • Adhere to professional standards of practice within legal, ethical and regulatory frameworks of the registered nurse.
  • Use effective communication skills.
  • Assess the health of individuals, families and groups within the context of the community.
  • Make clinical decisions to assure safe and accurate nursing care.
  • Provide safe, caring interventions with diverse populations.
  • Use teaching and learning processes to promote and restore health.
  • Collaborate with others to respond to the needs of individuals, families and groups across the health-illness continuum.
  • Manage care to facilitate continuity within and across health care settings.

We prepare you to pass the national licensing exam (NCLEX-RN), to become a Registered Nurse.

Careers

Our Nursing program graduates work for a range of employers throughout Wisconsin including Access Community Health Centers, Columbus Community Hospital, Mercy Health System, St. Clare Hospital & Health Services, VA Medical Center, Willows Nursing & Rehabilitation Center and more.  

With additional education, Nursing program graduates may:

  • Transfer credits toward a bachelor of science in Nursing
  • Attain a master of science in Nursing

Resources

The Madison College Nursing (RN) program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing and approved by the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services.