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Level II RN Bridge

Webpage updated 05/17/2024 (Information is subject to change without notice)


  • Admission to the nursing program is highly competitive. We cannot guarantee admission to all applicants who meet minimum requirements.
    • The nursing program selection committee ranks applicant's using the Level II RN Bridge Rubric.
  • A limited number of already practicing LPN's are admitted to the Level II/RN program on a space available basis only as Bridge students.
  • Graduation from the Practical Nursing program does not guarantee licensure as stated in the Missouri Revised Statutes - Section 335-066.

Applications for Admission, Entrance Exam scores, and supplemental documentation are due by the deadlines below:

Cohort applying for:      Application, Entrance Exam, & Supplemental Documentation Deadline:
Spring 2025 Evening (January)      Tuesday, September 03, 2024 (by 4:30 p.m.)
Fall 2025 Day (August)      Tuesday, April 01, 2025 (by 4:30 p.m.)
Spring 2026 Evening (January)      Tuesday, September 02, 2025 (by 4:30 p.m.)

Applicants will be notified of their application status by the end of the deadline month (at the latest), through their Jeffco student email.

  • Fall day program: by April 30th
  • Spring evening program: by September 30th

Level II/RN Bridge:


Entrance Exam Links:

The HESI Mobility exam may be completed at the Jefferson College Testing Center (exams are proctored)

  • An  appointment is not required; walk-ins for the HESI Mobility exam are welcome!
  • Students can retake the HESI Mobility twice a year (no exceptions): applicants may test one-time from
    January 1 to June 30th and one-time from July 1 to December 31st.
    • HESI Remediation walk through - During the waiting period, students are strongly encouraged to study; login to your HESI account for remediation. Jefferson College will not accept test scores taken prior to the six-month waiting period, regardless of the score obtained.

  • Fall 2024 (Day program)

    • Mandatory Orientation
      • All accepted applicants are required to attend.
      • Date: Tuesday, June 18, 2024
      • Time: 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
      • Location: Career Technical Education Building (CTE)
    • Clinical Requirement Checklist - applicants may begin gathering their immunization records or receiving immunizations or having titers completed to show immunization status.

    • RNR138 Intro to Bridging Course
      • RN Bridge accepted applicants are required to take and successfully complete the RNR138 (1 credit hour) course.
      • Semester: Summer 2024
      • Term-Dates: 07/15/24 - 08/01/24
      • On-Campus Class Meeting Dates/Time: Dates to be determined, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.


  • Spring 2025 (Evening program)
    • Applications for Admission to the Spring 2025 RN Bridge Evening program are due by
      TUESDAY, SEPT. 03, 2024 (by 4:30 p.m.).

    • Mandatory Orientation
      • All accepted applicants are required to attend.
      • Date: Fall 2024 (date to be determined)
      • Time: 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
      • Location: Career Technical Education Building (CTE)
    • Clinical Requirement Checklist - applicants may begin gathering their immunization records or receiving immunizations or having titers completed to show immunization status.

    • RNR138 Intro to Bridging Course
      • RN Bridge accepted applicants are required to take and successfully complete the RNR138 (1 credit hour) course.
      • Semester: Winter Intersession 2024
      • Term-Dates: 12/16/24 - 01/07/25
      • On-Campus Class Meeting Dates/Time: Dates to be determined, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Clinical Practicum Requirements

Level II/RN day students are required to complete one 12-hour clinical weekly on Monday, Wednesday, or Friday.
Level II/RN Day

Level II/RN evening/weekend students are required to complete one 12-hour shift every other week on a Monday, Friday, or Saturday/Sunday. Level II/RN Evening/Weekend


Clinical and Immunization Requirements

All clinical/immunization requirements are due by the first day of class. Students who have not completed the requirements by this time, will not be allowed in class. Any class time missed, will count as an absence and is subject to the attendance policy found in the nursing student handbook.  Clinical Requirement Checklist

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