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    San Antonio College
  Feb 19, 2018
San Antonio College Schedule/Catalog 2013-2014 [Archived Catalog]

Nursing: Career Mobility – LVN to RN, A.A.S. / Military to RN, A.A.S.

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 The Nursing Career Mobility Program Track (LVN to RN and Military to RN) is an accelerated pathway to an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree in Nursing. Nursing courses are taught over three consecutive semesters. Those eligible for entry include the Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) and the Military trained corpsman or medic. The nursing theory didactic courses are held online. The co-requisite clinical courses are held face to face in San Antonio Texas. Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVNs) meet the LVN to RN entry requirements by virtue of their graduation from an accredited Vocational Nursing program and licensure as an LVN. This program has been successful in meeting the evolving challenges presented to RN’s in the modern healthcare system.
Those completing the Basic Medical Technician Corpsman program (Navy and Air Force) and the Army Combat Medic program within the last 10 years make up the Military to RN group. Earning an AAS degree in Nursing through the Career Mobility Track program can help the graduates apply their military medical knowledge and vast real-world clinical experience – often gained under combat conditions while assuming responsibility for multiple healthcare protocols – and begin a career as an RN, expand their job/promotion opportunities/options, and allow them to articulate to a baccalaureate degree program in nursing.

Note: An additional 10 hours of credits (RNSG 1309, RNSG 1260, RNSG 1341, and RNSG 1262) will be granted for the Career Mobility student upon admission and completion of the first six nursing course credits (RNSG 1417 and RNSG 1261) in the Nursing Career Mobility program.


Degree Requirements (Total Credit Hours 68)


Pre-requisite Semester

Semester I


*These flex courses are eight weeks in length.


A course may be used only once to fulfill degree requirements.

The student is encouraged to carefully examine requirements at the transfer institution.  Requirements vary from institution to institution and can change from one year to the next.


Program CIP:  51.3801

Major Code:  NURS

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