Apply to the Professional Nursing/Advanced Standing LPN Track AS Program


Become an RN! Apply to the professional nursing associate of science (AS) program at Lake Superior College in Duluth, MN. You’ll get training to become an RN. After you earn your professional nursing AS degree you can take the (NCLEX-RN / National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses). Pass the test and become an RN! Our nursing programs start with the basics. First our students study theory and do clinical course work in a lab setting on campus. Then they work in a clinical environment such as local hospitals or long-term care facilities. We have 2 nursing programs. Choose the one that best fits the type of prior health care education you’ve had.

View Catalog or Request Info

Career Information

SuperStrong® Career & Interest Assessment

Find out what your interests and strengths are with this 10-minute online assessment. Then see what careers and programs at Lake Superior College may line up with them!

Skills & Knowledge

  • Learn how to adapt to many different roles as a nurse within your career and within the health system
  • Combine critical thinking with evidence based medicine to provide safe and competent care to all people
  • Meet the health care needs of diverse people in all stages of development and at any point in the health/illness continuum and across their lifespans
  • Provide care that reflects the ethics and values of the nursing profession
  • Be mindful of each person’s inherent worth and dignity

Plan Your Education

The Program Guide is a tool to help you map out how to successfully get your degree at Lake Superior College.

Nursing Program Guide LPN Track Program Guide


Lake Superior College’s Associate of Science Nursing Programs are approved by the MN Board of Nursing. The Associate of Science Nursing Program at Lake Superior College located in Duluth, MN is accredited by the:
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400
Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 975-5000

Most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the Associate of Science Nursing program is Continuing Accreditation.

View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program.

“It’s competitive to get accepted into the LSC nursing program. This says to me that LSC is committed to having the best nursing program with the best students.” View more
Nursing student using stethoscope
Katrina ColeAlum, Nursing AS
“My LSC nursing instructors are some of the most intelligent, respected, and kind people I have had the pleasure of learning from in my life.” View more
Nursing student Alex Green working in the lab
Alex GreeneAlum, Nursing AS
Learn more about this program at the next Healthcare Program Open House


Approximate total tuition & fees for MN residents to complete this degree. Starting Fall 2018, LSC will charge the same rates regardless of a student’s state of residence. Non-Minnesota residents will pay the same tuition rates as Minnesota residents.

Tuition & Fees

2 Years

The RN degree may be completed in 2 years if prerequisites are complete.

Contact Us

Call us at 218-733-7600


First and last name (required)
E-mail (required)
Telephone (required)
Message (required)


Educational Pathway

After you graduate, with your AS degree, you can apply take your NCLEX-RN exam and become an RN. You can also get a bachelor’s degree in nursing from another college or university.

You may also like