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BRIDGE 2020: LPN to ADN Bridge Program

Are you a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)? Did you know you could become an RN in less than a year?

BCC’s LPN to Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN) Bridge prepares students to become Registered Nurses (RN). As an LPN, you can start that process this fall at BCC by taking the prerequisite courses to meet the ADN program requirements to enter the BRIDGE class of Fall 2020.

As an LPN-ADN BRIDGE student, you can challenge the first two nursing courses through a standardized theoretical test and receive 17 credits for NUR-101 and NUR-102 upon admission. By doing this you can join the second year of the ADN program in Fall 2020, and if all goes well, you could be a Registered Nurse by the summer of 2021.

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Questions or concerns?

Eleanore Velez
Admissions Counselor & Multicultural Center Coordinator
Email: evelez@berkshirecc.edu
Phone: 413-236-1636

Tammy Westlake
Academic Counselor
Email: twestlak@berkshirecc.edu
Phone: 413-236-1621

LPN-ADN BRIDGE Program schedule at BCC example:

  • Fall 2019

    BIO 201
    2 Prerequisites
    1 Support Course

    *BIO Companion

  • Spring 2020

    BIO 202
    1 Prerequisite
    2 Support Courses

  • Summer 2020

    NUR-106
    1 Support Course

Prerequisite courses include: BIO-201, BIO-202, a CHM course, ENG-101, PYS-107, PSY 204, or a MAT course.

Program support courses include: BIO-207, A COM course, SOC-105, ENG-102, or any General Education elective.

* Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) can take BIO 201 together with the BIO Companion Course free of charge offered in the last two Tuesdays of August 2019. (The BIO Companion will also be available while taking BIO 202 and BIO 207 free of charge if signed up for BIO 201 for the fall 2019).