New applications are posted to the website by the first week of December yearly.
All applicants must have a current unencumbered Mississippi LPN license and must have verification of at least one year's work experience as an LPN in a clinical setting within the last two years prior to admission to the LPN/RN Advanced Placement Option. Documentation from employer(s) on official letterhead must be submitted with application.
Prerequisite courses must be completed as follows:
|College Algebra||Minimum Grade = C|
|Human Anatomy & Physiology I||Minimum Grade = C|
|Human Anatomy & Physiology II||Minimum Grade = C|
|Human Growth and Development||Minimum Grade = C|
|English Composition||Minimum Grade = C|
|Microbiology with Lab||Minimum Grade = C|
|Nutrition||Minimum Grade = C|
MUW GPA and overall GPA on all work attempted must be ≥ 2.5. Official transcripts from all colleges attended, including MUW, must be mailed to the ASN Program office along with ACT verification and the completed Application for the LPN/RN Advanced Placement Option.
An official document showing national ACT score must be submitted with the application. A score on a transcript, or a score sheet (or copy) from national ACT will be acceptable.
a. Students must have an ACT composite score of 18 if taken in or after October 1989, or 15 if taken before October 1989.
If the applicant has ever been enrolled in a Registered Nurse program, a letter from that nursing school must be submitted stating that the student is eligible for readmission into that nursing program. If a student has failed the same nursing course twice, or failed two different nursing courses, the student is ineligible for admission into the ASN program.
THE ADMISSION APPLICATION ALONG WITH ALL OTHER ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS MUST BE IN THE ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE IN NURSING PROGRAM CHAIR'S OFFICE BY 5:00 PM ON MAY 15TH DEADLINE DATE AS NOTED ON THE ADMISSION APPLICATION PACKET TO BE CONSIDERED FOR ADMISSION. IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE APPLICANT TO INSURE THAT ALL REQUESTED MATERIALS ARE RECEIVED BY THE ASN PROGRAM.
All official transcripts, ACT documentation and completed ASN LPN/RN Advanced Placement Option application must be submitted together in a large brown envelope and mailed to:
1100 COLLEGE STREET MUW 910
COLUMBUS, MS 39701-5800
REVISED FALL 2019