LVN/Paramedic to ADN Transition Program

We are a technical program, subject to change at any time to meet the requirements of the Texas Board of Nursing and the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing.


 Excited to advance your career?


Earn your Associate of Applied Science degree in Nursing and your eligibility to earn your licensure as a Registered Nurse! 


Accepting applications beginning February 4, 2020                       


The LVN/Paramedic to ADN Transition Program is for currently Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVN) and Licensed Paramedics. After finishing your pre-requisites, this fast-paced curriculum is ideal for those ready to face the challenge of building critical thinking and advanced nursing skills. This four semester curriculum plan prepares you to reach your goal of graduation and supports your confidence in passing your NCLEX-RN on your first attempt.

San Jacinto College's only bridge type nursing program is offered only on the South campus. We are an on campus daytime program, featuring real-time simulation and regional clinical experience within hospitals in the local Houston area. We are located in the S-1 Allied Health and Science Building, at 13735 Beamer Rd. Houston, TX, 77089, with easy access to I-45 and S. Sam Houston Pkwy East/Beltway 8. 

ADN Transition Information Sessions 

Fall 2020

To reserve your seat for an info session, please complete registration below by clicking on the link below.

 Please print and bring with you: Fall 2020 Application Instructions

We look forward to seeing you!    



LVN-ADN Transition Entrance Exam Registration
To schedule your exam, specifically for the LVN or Paramedic to ADN Transition student, click on link for available dates: 


For application instructions on submitting an application packet, please click on links below:


The application packet MUST be submitted as a complete packet, including your HESI LVN-ADN Transition entrance exam summary report, printed from the Evolve account, no electronic submissions accepted. The ADN Transition Nursing office staff will only accept copies of documents and is unable to copy, print applications or entrance exam summary reports for applicants. Applications for entry into the program are accepted in both the fall and spring to prepare for the next incoming term. Please check this website regularly for updates!

If you have any additional questions after attending the Information Session, please email us at or call us at 281-998-6150 x3315 and allow at least 24 - 48 hours for response.


Application Packet Submission Schedule - Fall 2020

Tuesday Wednesday Thursday   Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
Feb 4 Feb 5 Feb 6   Feb 11 Feb 12


Feb 18 Feb 19 Feb 20   Feb 25 Feb 26 Feb 27
Mar 3 Mar 4 Mar 5  




Mar 17 Mar 18 Mar 19   Mar 24 Mar 25 Mar 26

The deadline is Thursday, March 26, 2020

*San Jacinto College closed for a college event on Feb 13 & Spring Break (March 9-13, 2020)


We will begin taking application packets on Tuesday, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 10:00am-12:00pm and 3:00pm-5:00pm, from February 4 - March 26, 2020. 



We highly recommend students interested in a nursing career visit the Texas Board of Nursing website. It is an excellent source of information for students looking to obtain a current license in the state of Texas. You may find this information at:



The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) and the Texas Board of Nursing approves the ADN Transition Program. The program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and regulated by the Texas Board of Nursing.
Please Note: Effective January 1, 1996, a person who has been convicted of a felony may be disqualified from obtaining licensure as a Registered Nurse. After turning in your completed application, you may be contacted for further information by email.


Student Achievement Data:

 First Time Pass Rate on National Council Licensure Exam for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN®): 89.87%

 Students completing the program within 150% of program length: 75%

 Graduates job placement: 90%

 -Data reported for students that completed the program during the 2018 academic year.