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Nursing Program Educational Mobility Policy

The purpose of the Nursing Program’s Educational Mobility policy is to guide nursing students from one educational level to another with acknowledgment of acquired competencies and minimal repetition of previous learning.

Advanced Placement: LPN to RN Option

Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) are eligible for advanced placement into NUR 201 in lieu of taking NUR 107 and NUR 108, by the following actions:

  1. Be an LPN graduate from an approved practical nursing program with proof of a current unencumbered license.
  2. Be accepted into the LPN to RN Option.
  3. Complete NUR 132, LPN in Transition course.

Students must meet the requirements stipulated in the program’s Advanced Placement policy in order to be accepted into NUR 201 as a sophomore.

RN to BS (University of Massachusetts Boston)

Cape Cod Community College (CCCC) has a dual admissions agreement with University of Massachusetts Boston enabling its graduates to matriculate into a bachelor’s degree program without validation testing or repetition of learning once the graduate has attained their RN license. The RN to BS program is offered online and on campus at CCCC. 

Articulation Agreements

CCCC has articulation agreements with numerous institutions where graduates can pursue a bachelor’s or master’s degree in nursing. These articulation agreements can be found at