• 2180 W State Road 434, Suite 1124, Longwood, Florida 32779
  • Phone: 321-972-1741
  • Fax: 321-972-1287
  • Email: admin@riggscoah-edu.org
We provide the bridge you need to progress further.
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Our LPN to RN program at Riggs College is designed to help students become Registered Nurses (RNs). Our LPN to RN program is

  • Convenient: Our class times are scheduled with the working student in mind
  • Blended: With our blended format, you take your theory courses online and complete clinicals in person
  • Relevant: Our courses provide you with essential knowledge and skills for the professional nurse
  • Affordable: Pay less per credit hour than other private colleges with convenient payment plans that work for you

For additional details regarding this program, please be sure to contact us!


LPN TO RN Credential: Associate in Science

66 Semester Credits 80 Weeks. CIP CODE: 51.3801 

(GENERAL Education: 27 Semester Credits ● 30 weeks / Core Courses: 39 SEMESTER CREDITS ● 50 WEEKS)



This program is designed for students with an LPN or EMT active Florida license who are interested in becoming a Registered Nurse. Upon completion of this program, the graduate will be eligible to sit for the Florida Board of Nursing Licensure Examination requirement NCLEX-RN. Once licensed, graduates will be able to work as an entry-level Registered Nurse (RN).



The program is designed to offer students foundational academic knowledge, health sciences, and core nursing principles in a course sequence that builds cognition and skills upon earlier learning experiences. Students in this program will learn the health science knowledge required for the execution of the nursing process which is central to the scope of practice of the Registered Nurse (RN). The program is built upon the specific requirements of FS464.019 of the Florida Nurse Practice Act. Students will undergo routine educational assessment to measure knowledge and skills throughout each phase of the competency-based curriculum, proving cognition and psychomotor development throughout each stage and modality of the program.




Course Code Course Title Credits
EN1304 English Composition I 3
SP1306 Oral Communications 3
MC3000 Microbiology 3
MC3000L Microbiology Lab 1
MA1309 College Algebra 3
PS1309 Psychology 3
BS1021 Human Anatomy & Physiology I 3
BS1021L Human Anatomy & Physiology I – LAB 1
BS1022 Human Anatomy & Physiology II 3
BS1022L Human Anatomy & Physiology II – LAB 1
NT1052 Nutrition 3
Totals 27




Course Code Course Title Credits
NU1042 Adult Health Assessment 2
NU1042C Adult Health Assessment Lab 1
NU1031 Pharmacology 3
NU2502 Medical Surgical I 4
NU2502C Medical Surgical I – Clinical Practicum 4
NU2503 Medical Surgical II  3
NU2503C Medical Surgical II – Clinical Practicum 3
NU2505 Obstetrics & Gynecology                                                                                                                            2
NU2505C Obstetrics & Gynecology – Clinical Practicum 1
NU2504 Pediatric Nursing 2
NU2504C Pediatric Nursing – Clinical Practicum 1
NU2507 Geriatric Nursing 2
NU2507C Geriatric Nursing Clinical 1
NU2506 Mental Health Nursing 2
NU2506C Mental Health Nursing – Clinical Practicum 2
NU2510 Community Nursing 1
NU2510C Community Nursing – Clinical Practicum 1
NU2508 Nursing Leadership 4