Lone Star College CyFair Nursing Program Review
The Lone Star College System (LSCS) is the fastest growing community college system in Texas, and enrolls over 85,000 students at its multiple locations around the Houston area. The College was founded in 1972.
Lone Star College CyFair (LSC-CyFair, LSCC) is the newest college in the Lone Star College System. It has a main campus on Barker Cypress Road, and a full-service satellite campus, LSC-Fairbanks Center, located on Highway 290. LSC-CyFair offers 2 year degrees, transfer programs to four-year colleges, and programs to improve job skills or for personal growth.
Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN)
This program is for students who wish to begin a career as a Registered Nurse (RN). Students that complete the program will earn an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree, and will be allowed to sit for the state RN licensing exam.
Students that wish to apply to this program must first be admitted to LSC-CyFair. They will need to submit official transcripts from every university or college attended, complete all college-level writing, reading, and math prerequisites, take the program prerequisites with a GPA of at least 2.5, earn a C or better in all ADN courses, take the HESI exam, and have proof of Basic Life Support for Healthcare providers.
The ADN prerequisites are Human Anatomy and Physiology I and II, General Psychology, and English Composition and Rhetoric I. Students are also recommended to take the following general admission courses prior to applying: Medical Microbiology, Lifespan Growth and Development, Principles of Sociology, Interpersonal Communication or Intro to Speech Communication, a Physical Activity course, and a Fine Arts or Humanities elective.
This is a competitive program and students will be ranked for admission based on points earned for their GPA, total credits completed, and entrance exam scores.
The ADN program at CyFair has been approved by the Texas Board of Nursing, and accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission.
Students also have the option of the Vocational Nursing program at CyFair. Graduates of this program will receive a Certificate of Completion and will be allowed to take the state licensing exam to become a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN).
Students wishing to apply to this program must be enrolled in LSC-CyFair. They will also need to submit official transcripts from every university or college attended, complete all college-level writing, reading, and math prerequisites, take Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology with a grade of C or better, maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 2.0 in all other courses, take the HESI exam, and have proof of Basic Life Support for Healthcare providers.
The Nurse Aide program is offered at LSC-CyFair through the Continuing Education program. Students will take 88 hours of classroom and clinical practice. After completing the courses, they will be eligible to take the state Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) exam.
To apply, students must be at least 18 years old, have a Social Security card, a Texas driver’s license or ID, and a background check. They must also be up to date on their immunizations.
The LSC-CyFair nursing program has articulation agreements for students who graduate with an ADN and want to earn their Bachelor of Science in Nursing. The schools with agreements are Prairie View A & M, University of Texas El Paso, University of Phoenix, UT Health Science Center, Capella University, Kaplan University, Texas Women’s University, University of Houston Victoria, Lamar University, UT Arlington, and Chamberlain College of Nursing.
Lone Star College -CyFair Campus,
9191 Barker Cypress Road,
Cypress, TX 77433