Why earn a BSN when you have an LPN?
"49% of hospitals and other healthcare settings are requiring new hires to have a bachelor's degree in nursing, while 86.3% of employers are expressing a strong preference for BSN program graduates."1
"The IOM (Institute of Medicine) report has a goal of increasing the proportion of employed nurses with a BSN or higher to 80% by 2020."2
"70% of hospitals preferentially hire new graduate BSNs."2
What is an LPN to BSN Bridge Program?
WCU's LPN to BSN program provides an opportunity to earn your Bachelor of Science and Nursing in a accelerated format. Earning your Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree can potentially enhance your career outlook.
LPN to BSN Degree at West Coast University in Miami
Complete West Coast University Miami’s LPN to BSN program in as little as 34 months. WCU can match your passion for the nursing profession with a focused healthcare education. We’ll help you build proficiency and confidence in a truly collaborative environment that blends theory and simulation with hands-on community involvement.
1 American Association of Colleges of Nursing: Employment for New Nurse Graduates and Employer Preferences for Baccalaureate Prepared Nurses, August 2017
2 Florida Center for Nursing: Demand for Nurses in Florida, January 2016