2019-2020 Catalog 
    Aug 10, 2022  
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nursing Programs


The Lone Star College System offers a variety of nursing programs and curricula at its college campuses. Please refer to the specific program for admissions and program policies.

Additional information about the nursing program may be found at the nursing website: LoneStar.edu/nursing-requirements.

Admissions Information

Accreditation and Authorization

  • All ADN programs at LSC are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850; Atlanta, GA 30326. Website:  www.acenursing.org or telephone is 404.975.5000.
  • All Nursing Programs are approved by the Texas Board of Nursing, (TXBON), 333 Guadalupe, Suite 3-460, Austin, TX  78701.  www.bon.texas.gov or phone 512.305.7400.


Associate Degree Nursing (ADN)

  • Nursing - Integrated Curriculum Program  
    • With an integrated nursing curriculum, classroom, laboratory, and clinical content are organized around a series of concepts that progress from simple to complex.
    • The integrated program of study is offered by
      • LSC-Kingwood
      • LSC-Montgomery
      • LSC-North Harris
      • LSC-Tomball
    • The additional and optional opportunity within program -  Vocational Nursing ADN to VN certificate is offered at
      • LSC-North Harris
  • Nursing - Block Curriculum Program  
    • In a block nursing curriculum, learning experiences are divided by content area such as care of children and families and adult health.
    • The block program of study is offered by
      • LSC-CyFair.

Vocational Nursing

  • Graduates are prepared to provide nursing care for clients with predictable outcomes in a variety of health care settings. These programs are designed for individuals interested in becoming a licensed vocational nurse.
  • Vocational Nursing Program  
  • The Vocational Nursing certificate program is offered at
    • LSC-CyFair
    • LSC-Kingwood
    • LSC-Montgomery
    • LSC-Tomball

Transition to Professional Nursing (RN)

  • Graduates of a vocational nursing or paramedic program who become licensed as a LVN or paramedic and complete the required prerequisite courses may be eligible to apply for the transition program.
  • The LVN/Paramedic Transition Program is for LVNs and paramedics and is traditionally completed within one year.  This will allow completion of three levels or sets of courses in three consecutive semesters.
  • Nursing - Transition to Professional Nursing Program  
  • The Transition to Professional Nursing (RN) program is offered at
    • LSC-Kingwood
    • LSC-Montgomery
    • LSC-North Harris
    • LSC-Tomball