Alaska LPN to RN/BSN Programs

The beautiful state of Alaska is recognizing the growing need for highly skilled nurses by offering an LPN to BSN program. This program allows LPNs to gain the education and training needed to advance to an RN career. Those wanting more responsibility, higher pay, and a choice of exciting specialties will enjoy the rewards of becoming a BSN-educated RN. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that RNs in the state earn, on average, $32,690 more annually than LPNs do, making the bridge program a worthwhile investment.

List of 2018 LPN to RN or LPN to BSN Programs in AK

Below is the 2018 best comprehensive list of LPN to RN programs in Alaska. Some of these programs may be listed as "RN", however that may mean ADN or BSN degree, please visit the school's website for program details.

ProgramWebsite
LPN to RN/BSN Online
Online Program - Achieve offers a fast-track program that combines the effectiveness of real classroom learning with the speed of credit-by- examination.
NOTE: MUST BE A LPN/LVN TO APPLY
University of Alaska - Fairbanks
LPN to BSN
604 3rd Ave
Kotzebue, AK
(907) 442-3400

Alaska LPN vs RN Salary Comparison By Area

The table below compares the annual salary of a licensed practical nurse (LPN) to a registered nurse (RN), along with the percent increase that can be expected. The data was organized by the BLS for LPNs and RNs in Alaska.

City/AreaAvg LPN SalaryAvg RN Salary% Diff
Anchorage - AK$53,950$88,99064.9%
Fairbanks - AK$54,530$94,48073.3%

Table data taken from BLS https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes291141.htm & https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes292061.htm