Minnesota West Community & Technical College
Worthington, Minnesota 56187
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Nursing Programs OfferedADN Programs
Medical Assistant Programs
ADN Program Details
Nursing A.S. is designed for Licensed Practical Nurses who wish to obtain the Associate in Science in Nursing Degree. It is an entrance point for mobility students who have graduated from another nursing program or have completed Minnesota West's Practical Nursing Program. After successful completion of the Nursing A.S. Program, students are awarded the Associate Degree in Nursing and are then eligible to take the NCLEX-RN examination. At this point, students are also eligible to articulate to BSN/BAN program in the MnSCU system.
Admission requirements include: a minimum decision score of 80 on the NLN exam, a grade of C or higher in all required coursework, a minimum GPA of 2.5, and completion of the courses described below.
LPN Program Details
Practical Nursing is designed to create upward mobility nursing education opportunities. After successful completion of the Practical Nursing Program, students will receive the Practical Nursing Diploma and be eligible to take the NCLEX-PN examination. Students may exit at this point or continue in the program to receive the Associate Degree in Nursing and are then eligible to take the RN licensing examination.