Free directory of 145 accredited LPN to RN Programs throughout the U.S.

Earn your BSN degree and become a Registered Nurse

If you are looking for a job in the medical field in Virginia, think about upgrading your LPN certificate to RN status. Once you have spent time working as an LPN, and you have a better understanding of what the job entails, your earning potential may increase and you may find more job satisfaction with an RN program. There are many affordable programs available that will work with even the busiest schedule. Whether you are a single parent hoping to earn more money, or a high school graduate trying to make a decision about the future, the LPN to RN Programs in Virginia are a great choice.

There are many colleges in Virginia that offer the LPN to RN programs. Depending on the amount of time you have to spend on pursuing your education, an LPN can earn a RN degree through evening and weekend programs in about two years. Sometimes this is referred to as an LPN to RN bridge program. If you have more time to spend taking courses and completing clinicals, you can begin working as an RN in even less time.

Once you have passed the coursework, you will need to prepare to take the NCLEX exam. This is the test required to obtain your nursing license. While working through many of the programs, you will be preparing to take and pass this exam and begin enjoying your new career.

Nursing students will take a variety of courses including anatomy and physiology, essentials of surgical and newborn nursing, psychology, nursing concepts and nursing ethics, just to name a few. Remember, in Virginia, you will need to earn a grade of C or better to receive credit for most programs. LPN’s working toward and RN degree have the added advantage that many of the prerequisite courses have already been taken care of. You may even be able to earn credit for work experience and transfer course work.

LPN’s and RN’s can find employment in a variety of locations. Many nurses choose to work in nursing homes or assisted living facilities. You can also seek employment with hospitals or local doctor’s offices in Virginia. There are many rewards to continuing your education and helping people with care and compassion.



LPN to RN Programs in Virginia

  • Fortis offers nursing programs including ADN, PN, BSN degrees, and more
  • 40+ schools in 15 states including Florida, Arizona, Ohio, and Virginia
  • All colleges are accredited by ABHES, ACCSC, ACICS, or other accrediting bodies
  • Fortis Online serves benefits to US military service members
  • Grants & scholarship aid may be available for qualifying students

Programs:

  • Associate Degree in Nursing
  • PN RN Associate Degree Bridge Program
  • Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Locations: Grand Prairie
  • Current RNs can choose from RN to BSN or RN to MSN online programs
  • RN-to-BSN program offers courses in Illness and Disease Management, Principles of Assessment, and Holistic Professional Nursing
  • RN to MSN specializations include Family Nurse Practitioner, Adult-Gerontology and more
  • Courses help develop students’ assessment, patient care, and community outreach skills
  • South University brings over 115 years of achievement and tradition to a supportive, online classroom
  • We're now Non-Profit.

Programs:

  • Nursing (RN to BSN)
  • RN to Master of Science in Nursing with a specialization in Family Nurse Practitioner (RN-MSN)
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Nursing with a specialization in Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
  • And more...

As few as 20 months

 

Nursing@Simmons enables Registered Nurses to earn an MSN online from Simmons College and prepare to pursue certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner in as few as 20 months. 

Programs:

  • MSN - Family Nurse Practitioner
  • RN to MSN - Family Nurse Practitioner

Virginia LPN to RN Schools

Find LPN to RN online programs that offer flexible scheduling and variable completion dates. Browse our list of nursing schools in Virginia that offer CCNE accredited LPN to RN programs:

Eastern Mennonite University LPN to RN

1200 Park Road
Harrisonburg, VA 22802
(540) 432-4000

George Mason University LPN to RN

4400 University Dr
Fairfax, VA 22030
(703) 993-1000

Hampton University LPN to RN

11 Frissell Ave
Hampton, VA 23669
(757) 727-5000

Jefferson College of Health Sciences LPN to RN

920 South Jefferson Street
Roanoke, VA 24016
(540) 985-8483

Liberty University LPN to RN

1971 University Boulevard
Lynchburg, VA 24502-2213
(434) 582-2000

Norfolk State University LPN to RN

700 Park Avenue
Norfolk, VA 23504-8090
(757) 823-8200

Shenandoah University LPN to RN

1460 University Drive
Winchester, VA 22601
(800) 432-2266


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