Covenant Health is an innovative, Catholic regional delivery network and a leader in values based, not-for-profit health and elder care. We sponsor hospitals, nursing homes, assisted living residences and other health and elder care organizations throughout New England.

LPN to ASN Admission Process

LPN's who meet the requirements to apply are welcome to submit an application. The program is competitive and not all who apply will be accepted into the program. The Admission Committee reviews completed files and evaluates them using a rubric. Some applicants may be invited in for an interview by the committee, before final decisions are made. The most qualified applicants will be selected. All applicants will be notified of decisions within 45-days of the application deadline.

The following items need to be submitted/completed in order for you to be considered:

  • Must meet all the requirements to apply
  • Complete and submit the online application and pay the $50 application fee via email or mail
  • Typed essay of approximately 500 words - topic on appication
  • Official High School, GED or HiSET transcript
  • Official College Transcript(s) from all postsecondary schools attended
  • Completion of Employer Clinical Proficiency Evaluation Form (by current work supervisor) or Instructor Clinical Proficiency Evaluation Form (by clinical instructor, if recent grad with no experience)
  • Proof of Health Insurance
  • Proof of Legal Residence in the US
  • TEAS (pre-entrance exam) Official Results - register at
  • Letter from Dean, if you attended but did not complete another nursing program
  • Applicants who attended school in another country must get a CED or WES Official Translation of Foreign Transcripts
  • Applicants born in a country where English is NOT an official language are required to take the TOEFL ExamPlease refer to the Application Checklist for the only exception to taking this exam. Passing scores are as follows: 20 in Speaking & Listening; 17 in Writing; 16 in Reading and 73 Overall

For more in depth information regarding each item listed please refer to the Application Checklist. For those accepted into the program, attendance at Orientation and a PN Predictor Exam is mandatory. Accepted applicants must also pass a criminal background check and drug screening.