Liberal education and
support credits
LPN credits transferred in Nursing Courses at
Hesston College
Total credit hours
LPN-BSN 57 + Biblical Literature 10 credit hours 51 credit hours 121 credit hours

The LPN – BSN (RN) program was initiated in the fall of 2015. This program requires that the LPN student complete 60 hours of liberal education/support courses, transfer in 10 additional credit hours of practical nursing credit and enroll in four semesters of upper division nursing coursework. The curriculum is designed to include all clinical nursing courses in the final three semesters of the program. LPNs graduate with 121 total credit hours. Upon completion of this two-year plan of study, graduates are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Exam (NCLEX-RN) to become Registered Nurses (RNs).

Application Process

In order to be admitted to the college for the nursing program, an applicant must be a high school graduate or have passed the GED examination. The first steps in the admission process follow. All information must be submitted to the Hesston College Admissions Office.

  1. Complete and submit the Hesston College Application for Admission.
  2. Complete and submit the Hesston College Nursing program application.
  3. Provide two references. If employed in health care, one reference must be from current employer. References may also come from other employers, supervisors, teachers, coaches, pastors, etc. References from personal friends or relatives are not accepted. Have your references complete the online reference form.
  4. Submit official high school transcripts or GED scores.
  5. Submit official ACT, SAT or ASSET test scores.
  6. Submit official transcripts from all colleges, universities and other schools attended.