Lakeview College of Nursing offers the BSN program at two locations with flexibility in enrollment through five progression tracks. Pre-licensure students, who meet the criteria, can progress at a faster rate by taking the Accelerated track. The Traditional track and Paced track allows students to reduce the number of credit hours taken each semester. Two other tracks are designed to support the progression of licensed LPNs and RNs by recognizing prior learning.
Lakeview's Traditional Track allows students to complete the program in 4 semesters (2 years):
Year 1: Fall/Spring
Year 2: Fall/Spring
Lakeview's Accelerated Track allows students to complete the program by taking classes in 4 semesters as follows - Fall admits: Fall, Spring, Summer, Fall or Spring admits: Spring, Summer, Fall, Spring. Students must maintain a cumulative GPA of at least a 3.0/4.0 LCN GPA to enroll in more than six credit hours during the summer and more than 18 credit hours during the fall or spring semesters.
Lakeview's Paced Track all students to complete the program on a part-time basis. A customized degree plan can be formulated. The degree must be completed within the 6-year time limit requirement.
BSN Completion Track for LPNs
This track is designed for Licensed Practical Nurses with an active license who wants to complete their bachelor’s degree. LPNs may proficiency out of two nursing courses.
BSN Completion Track for Licensed RNs
This track is designed for Registered Nurses with an active licensure who wants to complete their bachelor’s degree. RNs are exempt from 27 credit hours of baccalaureate nursing credits.