Program: Career Ladder Nursing

The Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) Program provide a high-quality nursing education to qualified and diverse students for the development of entry-level nurses who are prepared to meet the evolving healthcare needs of the community. The faculty strives to create a student-centered environment of collaboration, lifelong learning, and mentorship to promote academic excellence and compassionate nursing care.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the Career Ladder Nursing Program are eligible to transfer into the upper-division nursing courses in ADN to bachelor’s degree nursing programs and ADN to master’s degree nursing programs. The Certificate of Achievement prepares students for an entry-level position in a variety of healthcare settings following successful completion of the NCLEX-RN. 

Persons who complete only the 30 Unit Option certificate program are not graduates of an accredited ADN Program and may not qualify for licensure in other states and/or for admission to graduate programs in nursing.

Accreditation Statement & Contact Info

The Licensed Vocational Nurse to Registered Nurse program at LBCC is fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and approved by the State of California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN). ACEN, 3343 Peachtree Road N.E., Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326, 404-975-5000. BRN, 1747 N. Market Blvd., Ste. 150, Sacramento, CA 95834-1924, 916-322-3350.

Our Accreditation status with the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing can be confirmed by viewing the August 1, 2014 ACEN letter of accreditation. The college’s accreditation status is confirmed through Spring 2022.

ACEN LBCC Accreditation Letter

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Associate in Science (AS), LVN to RN Career Ladder

The degree prepares students for an entry-level position in a variety of healthcare settings following successful completion of the NCLEX-RN, the registered nurse national licensing exam. 

Program Learning Outcomes: 
  • Synthesize the theories and principles that encompass the nursing process and pathological conditions. 
  • Manage all aspects of the nursing process to achieve positive patient outcomes. 

Certificate of Achievement, LVN to RN Career Ladder 

The Certificate of Achievement prepares students for an entry-level position in a variety of healthcare settings following successful completion of the NCLEX-RN. Persons who complete only the certificate are not graduates of an accredited ADN program and may not qualify for a license by endorsement in other states nor qualify for transfer to an ADN to BSN program.