LPN to ADN Flex and Transition Program

About the Program

Options to complete our Associate Degree Nursing program in one year are available to current licensed practical nurses. The selection of our FLEX or Transition options should be based on your self-assessment and after consultation with the program coordinator and dean. Your work experience and comments by LPNs who have recently completed the ADN program should also be considered. Graduates are eligible to take the National Council Licensing Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) in order to be designated as a Registered Nurse (RN).

Special Admissions Requirements

  • Due to the limited availability of slots in these programs, admission is competitive.
  • OCtech seeks to identify students who can achieve at an appropriate level in the curriculum and diversity among its student population.

Admission is contingent on successful completion of:

  • Satisfactory performance on identified clinical skills.
  • 80% proficiency on drug calculations.
  • ATI RN Fundamentals exam with a level two or higher.

Please review carefully: ADN Transition and Flex Admissions Overview

Health Information Program

To receive an application for this program, you must first complete a Health Information Program (HIP).

Note:  Campus-based HIP sessions are temporarily suspended at this time due to the COVID-19 outbreak.  Please use the link below to take advantage of our online session to receive your application package.

Online HIP Session

Launch HIP Session

Degrees Available

Career Outlook

FAQs & Additional Information


Nursing Accrediting agency (ACEN) logo

The Associate Degree in Applied Science Nursing program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326; 404.975.5000; www.acenursing.org.


Student Outcomes

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Program Coordinator

Susan Chavis
Flex Nursing Program Coordinator

Meet a Graduate

"It was good to be in a program where everybody was already a nurse. You could relate to each other. And the classes were small, so that one-on-one attention was really helpful, too."

— Keneysha Cornish, ADN FLEX Class of 2018 | Assistant director of nursing and staffing development coordinator at Midlands Health and Rehabilitation Center