Situated at Lock Haven University Clearfield Campus, the Nursing Training program offers a two-year Associate of Science in Nursing, an Advanced Placement Training program for Licensed Practical Nurses seeking their Associate of Science in Nursing and a web-based RN to BSN completion training program.
All programs are certified by ACEN and offer challenging and satisfying programs of study that mirror the standards of qualified nursing. A typical objective of our faculty is to graduate excellent pupils who are ready and also able to provide outstanding nursing care and also services utilizing theory and evidence-based practice. Registered Nurses are always sought after in Pennsylvania and other states.
About The School
Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania, normally shortened LHU, is a state university in Lock Haven, in central Pennsylvania; United States of America situated along the Susquehanna River, and is approximately 30 miles from the main cities of Williamsport and also State College.
Lock Haven University was established in the year 1870 as the Central State Normal School.
Total estimated program cost is USD $18,576
Following are the minimum requirements for ADN-RN Nursing Program. Minimum admission standards include:
- All applications are processed through the Admissions Office at the Clearfield Campus of LHU. The Admissions Office will correspond with you to inform you as to missing paperwork or inability to meet the competitive prerequisite requirements listed below.
- SAT (prior to March 2016) a score of 900 minimum (highest combined critical reading and math)
- SAT March 2016- present) a score in the range of 1000 (highest combined EBRW and math)
- ACT- composite minimum of 20
- As per State Board of Nursing: “Applicants shall have completed work equal to a standard high school course with a minimum of 16 units, including 4 units of English, 3 units of Social Studies, 2 units of Mathematics (1 of which is Algebra), and 2 units of Science with a related laboratory or the equivalent.” The above statement means you have received a high school diploma or GED.
- In order to schedule for the entrance exam for our program you are required high school level Algebra, Academic Chemistry (with a lab component), and Academic Biology (with a lab component). A grade of C or above, and a GPA of 2.70 or above is required for consideration of the course(s) as fulfillment of prerequisites. If these were achieved at the college level, this is also acceptable. Should you be deficient in one of these areas, you will be required to successfully complete the deficient course(s) with a grade of C or better prior to acceptance consideration. G.E.D. students must meet the same requirements.
- TEAS Exam Information: All applicants must take the computerized Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) entrance exam after completion of the prerequisite courses necessary and achieving the required GPA or test score.
- This exam is taken one time and is an indicator for admission to the nursing program.
- A Test of Essential Academic Skills Pre-Test Study Manual Ver. VI is recommended and can be purchased in the Clearfield Campus Bookstore. Prior to taking the exam, the student may access atitesting.com, create an account and take a practice exam for a fee if so desire but not required.
- The exam consists of four sections, Reading, Math, Science, and English. The exam will consist of 170 questions, 30-55 in each area.
- A calculator is embedded with the online version of the ATI TEAS exam.
- Exams will be scheduled on Mondays and Fridays from September through May. Scroll down to register and check the dates for the exam.
- Once applicant receives notification of eligibility for exam, they register for TEAS online.
- This computerized test is ONLY offered at the Clearfield Campus.
- All applicants will be responsible for the $55.00 exam fee payable by credit card ONLY.
- The exam MUST BE SCHEDULED IN ADVANCE– you cannot test without prior sign up with the nursing department.
- Students, please allow 3.5 hours for testing.
- To begin the ASN Nursing program in the fall of any year, you should take the TEAS exam by the end of February of the year you want to enter. For example, if you are interested in coming into nursing the fall of 2017, you should complete the TEAS exam by the end of February 2017. Prospective students taking the exam between March through May may be considered or placed on a waiting list for that year.
- The person testing will receive a copy of their test results for your record on the day you take the exam from the nursing department and be informed of your next step in the process.
Lock Haven University
Address: 401 N Fairview St, Lock Haven, PA 17745, USA
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