Nebraska LPN to RN/BSN Programs

LPNs in Nebraska ready to move on to more challenging nursing ventures are increasingly pursuing RN degrees via one of the state’s LPN to RN bridge programs. These programs offer pathways for both ADN and BSN degrees, and upon completion, RNs enjoy a multitude of benefits including increased employment opportunities, more complex duties and tasks, and much higher paychecks. Nebraska RNs earn an average of $19,740 more per year than LPNs in the state do, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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

Below is the 2018 best comprehensive list of LPN to RN programs in Nebraska. 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
Central Community College - Grand Island Campus
LPN to ADN
3134 West Highway 34
Grand Island, NE
(308) 398-4222
Clarkson College
LPN to BSN
101 S. 42 Street
Omaha, NE
(402) 552-3100
College of Saint Mary
LPN to BSN
7000 Mercy Road
Omaha, NE
(402) 399-2400
Mid-Plains Community College
LPN to RN
601 W State Farm Rd
North Platte, NE
(308) 535-3600
Midland University
LPN to BSN
900 North Clarkson
Fremont, NE
(800) 642-8382
Nebraska Methodist College - Josie Harper Campus
LPN to BSN
720 N. 87th Street
Omaha, NE
(402) 354-7000
Southeast Community College
LPN to ADN
8800 O St.
Lincoln, NE
(402) 471-3333
Union College
LPN to BSN
3800 South 48th Street
Lincoln, NE
(402) 486-2600

Nebraska 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 Bureau of Labor Statistics for LPNs and RNs in Nebraska.

City/AreaAvg LPN SalaryAvg RN Salary% Diff
Omaha, Council Bluffs - NE$41,630$60,93046.4%
Lincoln - NE$38,990$57,07046.4%
Grand Island - NE$38,190$57,17049.7%

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