Launch or advance your nursing career with a first-rate associate degree — and benefit from USF’s long-standing reputation for excellence in nursing education.
Our LPN to ASN program is a perfect a stepping stone for licensed practical nurses looking to advance professionally. If you’re an LPN, you will receive credit for your previous education. Full-time students can complete the program in 3 semesters!
Working at Parkview Hospital, I always heard Saint Francis had the best nursing program around. Now I know why: there’s a level of professionalism here that prepares students to succeed.
Megan Middleton ’18
Our curriculum blends classroom learning with clinical experience. Once the program is completed, you’ll be prepared to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) for Registered Nurses, making you eligible for enhanced employment opportunities and increased income.
The LPN-ASN program is offered at Fort Wayne and USF Crown Point; Full- and part-time options are available.
Both campuses offer an optimal learning environment with:
ASN students develop their professional skills at the following clinical sites:
Benefit from the focused attention of our expert nursing faculty and small class sizes.
The way the professors teach is the reason so many students succeed here. Their focus is not to just teach a class and give a grade, but to really help you learn. It’s a personalized and safe learning environment that builds your skills and confidence.
April King ’18
Expected job growth for RNs between 2016-2026
Starting salary in Indiana
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at USF is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN).
Rooted in Franciscan Values, faculty engage a diverse community of learners to serve society holistically as compassionate, professional nurse leaders.
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