The Brazosport College LVN to ADN Curriculum Track is a three semester plan of study designed for the LVN transitioning to the professional nursing role. Upon satisfactory completion of all college, program, and board of nursing requirements students are awarded an Associate in Applied Science Degree (A.A.S.) in Nursing and are eligible for the National Council Licensure Exam for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN).

The application period for the LVN to ADN Transition Program is now closed. If you have questions about the program or its prerequisites, please contact Shari Jones in the Health Professions office, contact information to the right on this page. Students should also read the LVN-ADN Application Packet. 

Application to the LVN to ADN Curriculum Track is a two-step process.

1. Applicants must satisfy all Brazosport College application and admission requirements including submission of original transcripts from all previous colleges, nursing programs, and high schools and also meet all TSI requirements.

2. An additional, separate application is required for the LVN to ADN Curriculum Track. Applications are available December 1 to January 31 of each academic year. This year's program will start June 2021, in Summer I.

The LVN to ADN Curriculum Track program admission process is highly competitive. Minimum cumulative and prerequisite GPA requirement is 2.5 or greater. The average GPA for applicants accepted to the program is 3.0 or higher. Applicants must complete the HESI Mobility assessment during the application period. The first attempt score (per year) is the score used to assess readiness. 

The HESI Mobility exam for the LVN to ADN program will only be offered in the application period. Click here for the LVN to ADN HESI exam schedule.

Clinical Requirements must be current, and include:

    1. Tdap (within 10 years), must include pertussis component
    2. MMR – titer (meaning blood test)
    3. Hepatitis B – titer (meaning blood test)
    4. Varicella – titer (meaning blood test)
    5. Annual influenza
    6. Meningococcal (Required for students under 23 years of age)
    7. Annual Tuberculin Skin Test (PPD). Negative PPD, a chest x-ray, or a Negative QuantiFERON-TB Gold is required.
    8. COVID-19 vaccine and (1) Booster
    9. 10-panel Urine Drug Screen
    10. Basic Life Support (BLS) (American Heart Association ONLY)
    • NOTE: Additional immunizations or laboratory proof of immunity may be required while in the program
  • Failure to provide evidence of or maintain up-to-date clinical requirements will result in the student being unable to participate in the scheduled clinical course activity. The student will earn the grade of “0” for every missed scheduled clinical course day until evidence of up-to-date clinical requirements is submitted to the nursing faculty. No alternative clinical makeup assignment will be provided for missed clinical experiences related to failure to meet clinical requirements.  
  • On-campus courses are typically held Monday-Thursday 0800-1700, while off-campus clinical courses are held 0630-1900 Monday-Thursday.  There is the potential for Friday and/or evening classes. Clinical courses are held at a variety of locations to include: CHI St. Luke’s Health Brazosport, UTMB-Angleton Hospital, Sweeny Hospital, Matagorda Regional Medical Center, Memorial Hermann-Pearland. Students are required to provide their own transportation.

For more information, please contact the Health Professions Advisor, Shari Jones at 979-230-3424 or shari.jones@brazosport.edu. Click here for catalog information about the program.

Contact Us

Samantha Resecker, MSN, RN
Program Chair, Associate Degree and Vocational Nursing
Office: HS-100Q
Phone: (979) 230-3370
samantha.resecker@brazosport.edu

Shari Jones
Advisor/Coordinator
Office: HS-100R
Phone: (979) 230-3424
Shari.Jones@brazosport.edu

Janey Orr
Administrative Office Specialist
Office: HS-100T
Phone: (979) 230-3423
janey.orr@brazosport.edu