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Eligibility Requirements
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LPN to RN Program Eligibility Requirements

To complete the application process for this Associate of Applied Science in Nursing Degree program, an interested person should submit:

  • a completed application with a $100 nonrefundable application fee,
  • an official high school transcript or equivalent,
  • any college or university transcripts,
  • a record of current immunizations including two measles, mumps, rubella (MMR); chicken pox, oral polio, hepatitis B; diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus (DPT) – childhood record and tetanus within last 10 years.
  • transcripts from LPN school attended,
  • current LPN license (a current license must be maintained on file throughout the program).
  • A Graduate Practical Nurse must submit a current license to the College within 90 days after graduation from LPN school.
  • The applicant must take the *NLN Mobility Profile I Exam (Foundations Exam) and score a 75% or better. The exam can be scheduled at the Cape Girardeau Career and Technology Center.
  • The applicant must submit to a criminal background check and achieve clearance on the Division of Aging Employee Disqualification List (EDL).
  • Submit a copy of driver's license.

* An international student must successfully complete the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).

These are minimum admission criteria and do not guarantee admission to the nursing program.

Applicants are required to satisfactorily complete a health history. In addition, an admission tuberculosis screening and drug screening is required and may be followed by random drug screening.

Southeast Hospital College of Nursing and Health Sciences is committed to equal opportunity and does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, ethnic origin, marital status, sexual preference, creed, or disability in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs and other school-administered programs.


Southeast Hospital College of Nursing & Health Sciences • 2001 William Street • Cape Girardeau • MO • 63703 • 573-334-6825
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