Associate Degree Registered Nurse - Advanced Standing Option

Upon completion of our Associate of Science Nursing program, students are prepared for licensure as a Registered Nurse and employment in hospitals, long-term care centers, medical clinics, community health facilities and other health-related facilities.

The Associate Degree Registered Nurse - Advanced Standing option is for licensed Practical/Vocational nurses who are seeking to become Registered Nurses. Students receive 11 credits for previously completing their Practical Nursing degree and join the Associate Degree Registered Nurse - Generic students in the second year of the professional nursing program. Students earn 32 credits in the one-year program, which is offered on the M State campuses in Detroit Lakes, Fergus Falls, Moorhead and Wadena.


Application Information

Please make sure to read the eligibility information contained in the Application Packet.

2015-2016 Associate Degree Registered Nurse Advanced Standing Option Application Dates and Locations

Program Start

M State Campus

Priority Deadline

Secondary Deadline*

Extended Deadline**

No longer accepting applications for Fall 2015.

Fergus Falls, Moorhead, Wadena

January 21, 2015

March 22, 2015

May 21, 2015

Spring 2016 Application

Detroit Lakes

July 10, 2015

September 11, 2015

* Secondary Deadline applications will be reviewed if program spots remain available after Priority Deadline review.

** Extended Deadline will be posted only if program spots are available after Priority and Secondary Deadline review.


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