THE LPN-BSN track is for graduates of LPN programs who are licensed as Practical Nurses. 

If you are looking for an opportunity to move to the next level of nursing care, then read on to see what is available to you. 

The complexity of health care systems today demands an increased focus on improving outcomes with knowledge of evidence-based nursing interventions. A BSN-prepared nurse is innovative in health care delivery with knowledge in interprofessional practice, leadership, and bedside expertise.

LPN-BSN program details:

  • 20-22 months, includes summer terms
  •  Block schedule
  • 60 credits
  • Up to 500 clinical hours of guided learning from experienced faculty and clinicians in six specialty areas
  • Graduates eligible for NCLEX


View ABSN in Nursing pre-requisites and degree requirements (pdf available for download)

View ABSN in Nursing pre-requisites and degree requirements *with course descriptions (UK bulletin website)


Learn how to apply to the LPN-BSN program 

The Commonwealth of Kentucky Board of Nursing certifies that the University of Kentucky Baccalaureate Degree Program has met the requirements established by law and the Kentucky Board of Nursing. This full-approval confers the right to operate a nursing program in the Commonwealth of Kentucky in accordance with the provisions of the Kentucky Revised Statutes Chapter 314.