The Transition Nursing Program provides an opportunity for graduates of an approved LPN program to enter the ADN program. Students accepted into the Transition Nursing Program are given credit for NUR 111, NUR 112, and NUR 114 if they have an active LPN License in North Carolina. Then, after successfully completing NUR 214, they are enrolled in the third semester of the ADN Program.
Transition LPN to ADN courses are taught in the spring semester each year.
This application is currently closed for submissions. The Transition Nursing Program Application will be available from August 1, 2021, to September 10, 2021.
Application Requirements for Spring 2021 must be met by September 11, 2020.
To qualify, an applicant must:
- Be a graduate of an accredited/registered high school or a recognized equivalency, such as a GED diploma. Official transcripts must be on file at Craven CC.
- Have a minimum cumulative 2.50 GPA (not rounded). Craven GPA will be used if an applicant has completed 12 or more semester hours at Craven.
- Be eligible to enroll in ENG 111, MAT 110, BIO 163.
- Complete a Chemistry course in high school or college (CHM 090 or above) with a grade of C or higher.
- Graduation from an approved Practical Nursing Program.
- Current License as an LPN in North Carolina.
- Complete all first semester ADN general education courses with a minimum grade of C before Spring 2021:
- ACA 111, 118, or 122 College Success
- BIO 168 Anatomy and Physiology I
- ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry
- PSY 150 General Psychology
- Complete a general application to Craven Community College.
- You will receive a letter from the Admissions staff with your Craven Community College Student ID number and instructions for accessing your Craven Community College student email, and accessing WebAdvisor, Craven’s student web portal.
- Follow the instructions that you receive in a return email from Admissions to confirm your intent to enroll.
- Complete the online Transition Nursing Program application. The application is currently closed for submissions. The Transition Nursing Program Application will be available from August 1, 2021, to September 10, 2021.
- When an Application Packet is complete with the minimum requirements, the Applicant will receive an email with instructions on how to take the TEAS (Test of Essential Academic Skills) Test, published by ATI Testing.
- The TEAS Test can only be taken one time during the application period.
- Required minimum benchmarks
- Total Score 65%
- Reading 70%
- Math 60%
- Science 50%
- English 50%
- Transition Nursing Program Plan of Study
- Transition Nursing Program Admission Ratings Worksheet
- Transition Nursing Program General Information Sheet
- Transition Nursing Programs Student Handbook
- Funding your Nursing School Education
Nursing Programs are approved by the North Carolina Board of Nursing.
The Craven Community College Associate Degree in Nursing program holds pre-accreditation status from the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation, located at 2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, 20037, 202-909-2526. Holding pre-accreditation status does not guarantee that initial accreditation by NLN CNEA will be received.
Institutional and Professional Licensure Disclosures for Enrolled and Prospective Students
Craven Community College degree programs satisfy the professional licensure requirements in North Carolina and prepare students to sit for these exams. However, requirements in other states may be different. If you are considering a degree program that may, would, could or potentially lead to a professional license please note that at this time Craven Community College may or may not be able to advise whether a program meets requirements outside of North Carolina. Prior to enrolling in a degree program, please discuss this important topic with your program of interest.
For further information, please contact:
Aileen Will, Admissions Specialist Health Programs
Maureen Abraham, Director of Nursing Programs