About Monroe College
Monroe College was founded in 1933 with a single goal: To educate men and women for a successful future. Monroe is recognized as a leader in providing a focused, career-oriented, quality education that integrates classroom learning with real-world experience. Monroe offers a range of certificate, associate, bachelor’s and master’s degree programs. Monroe is more than a college. It is a family, a future, a path to your career. Students, instructors, and staff work together to reach their goals and to have each other’s backs. Monroe works with you to jumpstart your career from day one. The practical skills you learn, your internships, the relationships you build with employers in your field — they’re all focused on your future. At Monroe, everyone’s got your back. You’ll be given the information and skills needed to empower you, solve problems and make decisions in the real world. You’ll be better positioned to compete in the marketplace and forge a path of your very own. Monroe’s faculty and staff are wholly committed to your success. They will be your mentors, your advocates, your champions, and your cheerleaders, from the day you apply until the day you graduate and beyond. Rest assured, you will never feel lost in the crowd at Monroe.
If you’re an licensed Practical Nurse (PN) looking to move up in your career, consider Monroe’s full time and part-time PN to RN program.
- Full time (one year) or part time (two years evening/weekends)
- Scheduling that allows you to work while you complete your degree
- Hands-on, career-focused skills
- Prepare to sit for the NCLEX-RN exam
Your Future Career
You are most likely to find work in post-acute settings such as ambulatory care, home care, hospice, and long-term care. Hospitals do hire nurses with an Associate degree, but generally prefer to hire those with a BS in Nursing.
- Full Time
- A score at the Proficient level or higher on the ATI Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS)
- An active PN license
- An overall high school grade point average of 80 or higher
- Evidence of the completion of the following college-level coursework:
- English and general psychology, generally with grades of C or higher
- Microbiology and anatomy and physiology I & II with lab, completed within the last five years, with grades of C+ or higher
- PN Knowledge Based Assessment Exam
- Competency assessment in pharmacology and dosage calculation