To be admitted into the RN to BSN program, you need:
An associate’s degree or diploma in nursing from a regionally accredited program.
A cumulative grade point average of 2.7 or higher in prior academic work.
Current licensure as an RN.
Work experience in a health-care delivery setting (1 year minimum). Currency and relevance of work experience will be evaluated individually.
Official transcripts from all colleges attended
Program Requirements & Course Details
120 Degree total credit hours
38 Credit hour program (22 Nursing; 16 General Education)
30 Hours residency requirement
60 minimum transfer credit hours from a regionally accredited college/university allowed
|RN to BSN Courses|
|NURS 331: Philosophy and Theories of Nursing||4 credit hours|
|Core 210: Professional Communication Skills||4 credit hours|
|PSYC 380: Statistics in Research Assessment||4 credit hours|
|NURS 332: Holistic Client Assessment||4 credit hours|
|NURS 433: Research in Nursing||4 credit hours|
|PJCS 437: Race, Culture and Gender: Disparities in Health Care||4 credit hours|
|REL 380: The Poetics of Life and Work: Christian Perspectives||4 credit hours|
|NURS 438: Community Health Nursing||5 credit hours|
|General Education: 16 semester-credit hours|
|Health, Healing and the Fine Arts||4 credit hours|
|Ethical Perspectives in Healthcare||4 credit hours|
|Statistics and Data Analysis||4 credit hours|
|History of the U.S. Health Care System and
Health Care Reform
|4 credit hours|
Ask an admissions counselor about how you can receive up to 45 credits for prior nursing courses!
RN to BSN applicants:
- Submit the online application or print and mail the paper application
- Request official transcripts from all universities and colleges you have previously attended and have them mailed/emailed to the Office of Graduate & Continuing Studies. Applicants must have an associate’s degree in nursing from a regionally accredited school with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.7
- One copy of your current nursing license
- A resume of your nursing experience