TSTC - ADN Program

TSTC-ADN at a Glance

Program Length


At TSTC the LVN to RN program is about 20 months

Salary Info


The hourly wage for an ADN is about $34.48. The yearly wage for an ADN is $71,730.

Application Requirements


Attend a Prospective Student Advisory Session and have a Certificate of Completion in the Admission Packet


  • Applicants must take the HESI LPN-ADN (Admissions Assessment) Exam and meet the required score of at least 800

  • Applicants must meet the required TSTC cumulative GPA of 2.7 using ONLY the prerequisite letter grade.

  • Applicants must complete the Fingerprint Clearance and L1 Criminal History check for the TX Board of Nursing Drug Screens.

Unique Info


TSTC offers an Associate of Applied Science degree in LVN-RN Transition for current LVN licensees which will lead to an AAS degree in Nursing. You may also choose a certification in Vocational Nursing.


Upon completion of this program and passing the National Council Licensure Examination, you will be classified as a Licensed Vocational Nurse.