The purpose of the RN to BSN program is to prepare practicing nurses for leadership and higher levels of accountability in nursing practice, education and other related fields.
The program is designed to prepare graduates of approved nursing programs to advance in knowledge, skills, critical thinking and leadership to assume higher responsibility and accountability in the role of the registered nurse. The program provides a basis for advanced roles and responsibilities in nursing practice.
Refer to the information on the general admission requirements. In addition, the successful candidate must be a graduate of an approved nursing program with a minimum of 60 credits completed at the associate of science level and an unencumbered license to practice nursing. A total of 60 credits must be additionally completed in the bridge program for a total of 120 credits. A total of 120 credits are required to achieve the bachelor of science in nursing that will comprise at least 37 credits in general education courses. Proof of the following will be required: medical and drug clearance, active BLS Certification, Level II background screening. Evidence of flu shot may be required to meet clinical agency guidelines.
The average completion length of full time study is 24 months. Upon completion, the student will receive a Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing.
RN TO BSN PROGRAM COURSE DESCRIPTIONS
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