~Certificate .vs. AA Degree - page 2

:monkeydance: i went to see my couselor at school, and he suggested instead of going for just my certificate to take a few more prereq's in the summer and fall so when i graduate lvn school i can... Read More

  1. by   tookewlandy
    The program i am in starts everyone off as PN students, and then after second semester you chose RN or LPN. Of course i was going for my RN then go for BSN, but maybe it would be faster to stop at LPN and get an AA or AS and then apply to BSN? Has anyone ever done that? Would it be faster? I definitely have not decided to do that yet but if it would be a faster way to obtain my BSN then i would consider it.
  2. by   SummerGarden
    Quote from tookewlandy
    The program i am in starts everyone off as PN students, and then after second semester you chose RN or LPN. Of course i was going for my RN then go for BSN, but maybe it would be faster to stop at LPN and get an AA or AS and then apply to BSN? Has anyone ever done that? Would it be faster? I definitely have not decided to do that yet but if it would be a faster way to obtain my BSN then i would consider it.

    Maybe it depends on the program. Talk to a counselor at various programs and weight, pass rates, graduation rates, costs, competitiveness, etc. Then pick a suitable path and stick to your guns.

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