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 AccreditationCommission for Education in Nursing.**

**UPDATED NOTICE--The deadline to apply has been extended until May 11, 2020!


Effective 3/25/2020 - Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and in an abundance of caution to protect our community, no one is allowed at the college until further notice. In an effort to assist more applicants, the San Jacinto College of Nursing Department Chairs have extended the deadline for program application until 5:00pm, Monday, May 11, 2020. When available, we will offer the HESI ADN Mobility Entrance Exams with a link to RegisterBlast when able to return to campus. Check back regularly for more updates to prepare for Fall 2020!


For more on transcripts, student resources, or to schedule appointments with Student Services, Admissions, Educational Planning, Counseling, Financial Aid, please click on link:




Are you  already an LVN / Licensed Vocational Nurse or Licensed Paramedic?


Excited to advance your career with a very challenging, fast paced education?


Earn your Associate of Applied Science degree in Associate Degree Nursing (ADN A.A.S.)and your eligibility to earn your licensure as a Registered Nurse! 


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. We are an accredited and approved program with an approved curriculum plan that prepares the intermediate skilled nurse or Paramedic to reach their goal of graduation and supports your confidence in passing your NCLEX-RN on your first attempt.

San Jacinto College's combined bridge-type nursing program is offered only on the South campus. Due to the circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 event, as of March 23, we will offer only online courses, with minimal time on campus for skills completion, and use of virtual simulation. In cases deemed safe, we will continue a hands-on clinical experience at accepted regional hospitals in the local Houston area. We are located in the Bldg 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. 


Check out our new virtual and video Information Session options below!

If you would prefer a live virtual Information Session, please join us via zoom on Wednesday, April 15th at 4:00pm. Click here to join the meeting at that time. Please test your equipment first, so you are not late for the session!


ADN Transition Information Session

Fall 2020 Information Session Video




LVN-ADN Transition Entrance Exam Registration-TBA

We will schedule exams for those who apply before May 11, 2020, hosted at the South Campus when San Jacinto College reopens. 
Application Instructions, updated 3/27/20:
Mailed packets only, please use full size envelope. Please email when sending application, and we will email confirmation to sender. 

Exempt documents: Upon acceptance into program, complete immunizations and titers must reflect proof of immunity. If not completed, HESI ADN Mobility Entrance Exams will be offered soon. Check link above for registration, when dates become available and more information!


Please mail before the deadline of Monday, May 11, 2020 to:

San Jacinto College South-ADN Program

13735 Beamer Rd. S-1.253b

c/o Christie Stanfield

Houston, TX 77089



How to submit an application packet, please click on links below:

It will be your responsibility to make sure your application packet is submitted as a complete packet, with all required documentation, excluding immunizations and titers. When complete, you will need to send in HESI ADN Mobility entrance exam summary reports before the Admissions Committee meets, dates TBA. Applications for entry into the program are not guaranteed a seat in our upcoming classes. We will hold all application documents until one application period for those applicants not accepted. We have application periods twice per year, for the next incoming term. Please check this website regularly for updates!

If you have any additional questions after viewing the Information Session above, 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

Mail applications now until May 11, 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
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  **Final deadline for mail-in application packets is May 11, 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.