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RN-BSN Completion Program

The bachelor of science of nursing (RN-BSN) program builds on the foundation of associate degree or diploma education and prepares the registered nurse for professional nursing practice in a variety of settings. Graduates of the RN-BSN program are prepared for leadership positions and for graduate study.

Admission Requirements

Admission is determined on a competitive basis. The total number of students admitted to the program is based upon available facilities and faculty. Students are admitted into the program every semester through a rolling admission process.

  • Graduation and transcript from an associate’s degree or diploma nursing program
  • A college GPA of 2.5 or better on a 4.0 scale
  • A non-restricted, current RN license
  • Current immunizations
  • CPR Healthcare Provider certification
  • Completion of health physical

Application Materials

Application materials are available from the Office of Admission or the Department of Nursing. Students who have completed application materials are considered for acceptance on the basis of space available in the program and the academic qualifications of the student.

Scheduling

The RN-BSN program offers flexible scheduling, with the majority of the nursing coursework available through distance learning methods, including online education and use of clinical preceptors. Contact your advisor for further information related to pre/co requisites and course descriptions.

Upcoming Offerings

Semester Course Title Hours
Fall BSNR 3363 Health Assessment 3
Fall BSNR 3301 Dimensions of Professional Nursing 3
Fall BSNR 3343 Introduction to Nursing Research 3
Fall BSNR 4430 Health Care Planning and Policy and Information Mgt. 3
Fall BSNR 4454 Community Health Nursing 4
Semester Course Title Hours
Spring BSNR 3341 Care of Diverse Populations 3
Spring BSNR 3330 Theoretical Basis of Professional Nursing Practice 3
Spring BSNR 4445 Evidence Based Practice in Health Care 3
Spring BSNR 4452 Issues in Aging and Quality of Life 2
Spring BSNR 4453 Leadership and Mgt. in Professional Nursing Practice 3

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