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Level II RN Bridge

Webpage updated 10/11/2023 (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.
  • 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 Registered Nursing Bridge program does not guarantee licensure as stated in the Missouri Revised Statutes - Section 335-066.

Applications for Admission and HESI Mobility exam scores are due by the deadlines below:

Cohort applying for:   Deadline:
     Spring 2024 Evening Program (January)   Tuesday, September 5, 2023 (by 4:30 p.m.)
     Fall 2024 Day Program (August)   Tuesday, April 2, 2024 (by 4:30 p.m.)
     Spring 2025 Evening Program (January)
  Tuesday, September 3, 2024 (by 4:30 p.m.)

Level II/RN Bridge Application Process Checklist

Level II/RN Application for Admission


HESI Mobility Resource 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 1st 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)

    • Applications for Admission to the Fall 2024 Day program for RN Bridge are due by
      TUESDAY, APRIL 02, 2024 (by 4:30 p.m.).

    • Applicants will be notified of their application status by April 30th (at the latest), through their
      Jeffco student email.

    • Mandatory Orientation
      • All accepted applicants are required to attend.
      • Date: Summer 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: 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 Evening program for RN Bridge are due by
      TUESDAY, SEPT. 03, 2024 (by 4:30 p.m.).

    • Applicants will be notified of their application status by Sept. 30th (at the latest), through their
      Jeffco student email.

    • 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 and evening/weekend students are required to complete one 12-hour shift every other week on a Monday, Wednesday, Friday, or Saturday.  Level II RN Day / 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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