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Earn your Professional Nursing Associate's Degree with our Mobility Bridge Entrance Option

Our Professional Nursing Associate's degree Mobility Bridge Entrance Option can help licensed practical nurses (LPNs) progress from the nursing career they started into the advanced career choice of a registered nurse (RN). Your LPN education and experience provide the foundation for this exciting career change, while our Mobility Bridge Entrance Option provides credit transfer opportunities so you can complete the additional education and advanced skills required to take the NCLEX-RN exam and become eligible to practice as a registered nurse (RN) in as few as 12 to 18 months.*

We start and accept nursing students four times per year so you can advance your career without delay.

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Credentials Offered Graduate In As Few As*
Associate's Degree12-18 Months

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Gain In-Field Nursing Skills Employers Seek

Through career-focused curriculum and practical, hands-on opportunities in your courses, you can prepare for a successful career in patient care. Our program is designed to help you gain relevant nursing skills employers seek, including:

  • Patient Care

    Learn patient-centered interaction skills in real-world environments to prepare to serve in a variety of healthcare settings.

  • Well-Rounded Perspective

    Gain first-hand industry insights in a small class-size environment from nursing faculty with real-world experience.

  • Clinical Decision-Making

    Develop critical decision-making skills and care interventions to meet patient needs swiftly and calmly.

  • Professional Confidence

    Classroom and experiential learning combine to build your confidence so you can provide exceptional patient care.

Prepare for the NCLEX-RN Exam While You Study

Preparation for Your NCLEX-RN exam is built into every course, so you can be prepared to earn the licensure you need to become an RN and improve patients' lives.

Our Grads Achieve Career Success

Graduates from our School of Nursing programs are working for leading employers, including:*

  • Mayo Clinic Health System
  • Florida Hospital
  • St. Vincent Hospital
  • Park Nicollet Health Services
  • North Pinellas Children's Medical Center
  • Citrus Memorial Health System
  • HealthPartners
  • Sanford Health
  • Fairview Health Services
  • Aurora Health Center

115 Years of Successful Graduates

At Rasmussen College, we’ve been dedicated to our mission of preparing students for career success since 1900.

*Employer information reported by Rasmussen College graduates. This list does not constitute an endorsement of Rasmussen College by the organizations shown above. Listing does not guarantee or imply that future employment opportunities at these organizations will be available.

Average Starting Salary

for our Professional Nursing Graduates:

  • Associate's Degree$52,903

Program Entry Requirements

You must be an unencumbered licensed practical nurse. In addition to meeting all other admission requirements, applicants to this program must successfully complete and pass a criminal background check. To learn more about admission requirements and how to start planning for your nursing career, sign-up to attend a Nursing Information Session.

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How Much Could You Earn as a Registered Nurse?

In-Demand Career Options for Your Future

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), earning a degree, regardless of the field of study, can improve income potential.* Here is the average salary and projected job growth for registered nurses:

Job Title(s) 10th Percentile 25th Percentile 50th Percentile Job Growth (By Year 2022)
Registered Nurses$45,880$54,620$66,64019%

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Employment Statistics, [salary data accessed July 21, 2015] []. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, [career information accessed July 21, 2015] []. BLS salary data represents national, averaged earnings for the occupations listed and includes workers at all levels of education and experience. This data does not represent starting salaries. Employment conditions in your area may vary.

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At Rasmussen College, we believe higher education should be a successful investment. That’s why we’ve lowered tuition and offer the options you need to make earning your degree even more attainable. See how you can save:

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