Excelsior College

7 Columbia Cir, Albany, NY 12203-5159

Program Details

The online AS in Nursing degree program is exam-based, specifically designed to provide a pathway to a nursing degree for LPNs, LVNs, paramedics, and military corpsmen. Graduates are prepared to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) and pursue rewarding careers in the health care industry.

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    Program Overview

    • Degree Level:
    • Delivery Format:
      100% Online
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    • Tuition Basis :
      Per Semester Credit
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    • Military Rate:
    • Additional Fees :
    • Fees Overview :
      • Commitment Fee (one-time): $1,095
      • Nursing Theory Exams (per exam attempt, eight required): $355
      • Nursing Theory Conference Examinations (per NTCX attempt): $615
      • Clinical Performance in Nursing Exam (per attempt): $2,295
      • Annual Student Services Fee (per year): $495
      • Graduation Fee (one-time): $495
    • Estimated Degree Cost - In State:
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    Students can complete an Associate of Science or Associate of Applied Science in Nursing program.

    • Must be a Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse; paramedic; or have certain classifications of active duty military, National Guard, or Reserves in a specific military occupation that is equivalent to scope of practice to LPN/LVN or paramedic
    • TEAS score report from ATI completed no more than one year prior to the date of your application
    • Completed Verification of Health Care Experience form (PDF) including your supervisor's signature
    • A copy of a current license or certification to verify professional status in an appropriate health care profession
    • If you reside in a state with additional licensure requirements you must complete and submit a Pre-Admission State Board Form

    Accreditation & Licensing

    Middle States Commission on Higher Education

    Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)


    Not authorized for students residing in the state of Washington.


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