How to go from a Practical Nurse to a Registered Nurse in just 16 months!

OVCT Nursing Students In Lab
Ohio Valley College of Technology is proud to offer an LPN to RN Bridge Program. The Bridge program is designed for Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) to obtain direct admission to the Nursing Associate Degree program at OVCT, leading to eligibility to take the NCLEX-RN for licensure as a Registered Nurse.  Classes begin every April, require no prerequisites, and students enjoy fast-track evening classes and weekend clinical rotations. In addition, by successfully completing transition courses, students are not required to repeat introductory courses such as Psychology, Chemistry, Fundamentals of Nursing, Pharmacology, Nutrition, Medical/Surgical Nursing I, and more.

LPNs play a fundamental role in the delivery of nursing care. At OVCT, we acknowledge that you are already a member of the nursing profession! Transitioning to RN licensure can often result in more long-term career advancement and management opportunities.  The Bridge program is an advanced placement Registered Nursing program that only accepts 18 students.  The program has a 100% cumulative pass rate on the NCLEX-RN exam*. OVCT instructors have real-world experience and provide hands-on training with the support needed to help you achieve your career goals.

Program Features:

  • NO Out-of-State Tuition/Fees
  • Fast-Track Associate Degree Program
  • Direct Admission
  • Convenient Evening Classes
  • 100% Cumulative NCLEX-RN pass rate*
  • The program has received Full Approval from the Ohio Board of Nursing

Don’t Delay!  Advance your nursing career!  Apply to the OVCT LPN to RN Bridge program today by calling Donna at 330-385-1070.

* Based on data reported to the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools.   100% cumulative pass rate includes all exam attempts.