LPN to BSN Program/Licensed Practical Nurses to Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Online Bachelor's of Science in Nursing (BSN)

Build upon your healthcare knowledge and take your career to the next level. 

If you are interested in advancing your healthcare knowledge, you can now enroll in FSU’s online Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) to BSN program to expose yourself to expanded job opportunities in leadership roles or careers in specialized care areas. This program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

Frostburg is committed to providing opportunities for LPNs to advance their degree while still maintaining obligations in their careers and home lives. The newly implemented, part-time and fully online LPN to BSN program allows students flexibility completing their studies. LPNs will be awarded 15 college credits toward their BSN degree, and graduates of the program are eligible to complete the national RN licensure exam in the state of their choice.

Complete your degree entirely online

To earn your Bachelor of Science degree at Frostburg State University, LPNs will be awarded 15 college credits for an unencumbered license. Students are able to transfer general education and prerequisite requirements. 

Online LPN to BSN Program Highlights

  • Part-time, fully online program provides flexibility for working LPNs to complete clinical hours in their local communities.

  • Online program delivered by faculty that are engaged and committed to student learning and assisting students to obtain their education and career goals.

  • Exciting employment opportunities

What can I do with a bachelor of science in nursing degree?


Median pay for registered nurses (BLS 2021)

According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, employment of nurses is projected to grow 6 percent from 2021 to 2031, with over 203,000 positions expected to be created each year. 

What You'll Learn

FSU realizes that a degree in nursing is the key to endless opportunities in healthcare, industry, technology, education and beyond, and its affordability will help graduates advance their nursing careers with the help of experientially and educationally prepared staff who create and deliver high quality courses to equip graduates for a complex and ever-changing healthcare environment.

  • LPNs will be awarded 15 college credits for an unencumbered license.
  • Students can transfer general education and prerequisite requirements.
  • Students will complete 50 credits of specialized nursing courses.
  • Students will complete 480 hours of hand-on experiential learning through lab and clinical experiences with qualified preceptors.

A Frostburg State education: more valuable than ever.

With nationally recognized academic programs, real-world learning experiences, a top-notch support system, and a thriving student life, Frostburg State is a place where you can discover yourself, define your goals, and prepare for your future.

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