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Post-LPN Bachelor of Nursing

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At a Glance

  • Credential: Degree
  • Credits: 120
  • Next Start: Monthly

Athabasca University’s Post-LPN Bachelor of Nursing is designed to meet the specific education needs of current Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) and Registered Practical Nurses (RPNs) who are registered in Alberta.

  • 35

    Average Age

  • 91%

    Employment Rate

  • $80k

    Average Salary

  • 90%

    Student Recommended

Source: Government of Alberta, Graduate Outcomes Survey, 2015

Q: Why take the Post-LPN Bachelor of Nursing?


The Post-LPN BN program is designed specifically for practicing LPNs. You’ll complete your BN degree, get hands-on clinical experience and prepare for the NCLEX-RN exam. Successfully completing this exam enables you to apply for registration with CARNA, which is required in order to become a Registered Nurse.

Q: How long will it take to complete?


You can finish this program in as little as 3.5 years of full-time study. You can also work at your own pace to complete all your requirements within 7 years of your enrolment.

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