Students admitted to the ADN program may choose to exit and sit for the National Council Licensure Exam (NCLEX-PN) after succesfully completing the first two semesters of the program and NUR 190 LPN Capstone course in the spring. Upon completion of NUR 190 LPN Capstone course, graduates will be eligibile to sit for the National Council Licensure Exam (NCLEX-PN).

Candidates for the PN NCLEX are required by law to meet fingerprinting requirements, submit to a criminal background check, and report conviction of any criminal offenses as part of the licensure application process.