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2-year Associate Degree
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Transition from LPN to RN at Germanna

Get your start as a licensed practical nurse and transform your nursing career. 

Why Choose Germanna

Our nursing program is the largest in the Commonwealth, so we provide the most comprehensive instruction. No matter where you are in your health career, Germanna has the program to help you advance your education.

Career Options for LPN to RN

In-Demand Jobs:

  • Registered Nurses: Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients.

Salary Expectations

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What' You'll Learn

In-Demand Skills:

  • Psychology
  • Biology
  • Anatomy
  • Pharmacology
  • Healthcare concepts
  • Advanced professional nursing
Course Highlights
NSG 210: Health Care Concepts I
NSG 252: Complex Health Concepts
NSG 270: Nursing Capstone

Courses may vary from semester to semester. Please consult the college catalog for the most up-to-date information.

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We’re thinking differently at Germanna and shaping an entirely new approach to career-focused education. Our faculty has extensive teaching experience and can break down complex concepts as you gain more knowledge of the field.
Work Experience
Work experience can help you identify areas of opportunity for advancement. At Germanna, education and training are available for any stage of your career.
Technical Training
Technical training and career-based certificates can further develop the specific job skills you need to advance in your current job or change careers.
Associate's Degree
Our associate degrees can prepare you for entry-level careers, professional certifications, and successful transfer to a four-year school.
College Transfer
Transfer your Germanna credits to top Virginia four-year schools including UMW, VCU, and Hampton U through our guaranteed transfer agreements.
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