Admission criteria for the RN-BSN program
- Active, unencumbered, United States registered nurse (RN) license (Note: if the student has an RN license that is expiring within the period of admission, the student must update the license and submit to the online Admissions team)
- Successful completion and graduation from an approved accredited associate degree in nursing (ADN), or associate in science degree in nursing (ASN) or diploma program.
- Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 or by permission of the school of nursing.
- Actively practicing or having been in practice in any setting or nursing role within the past five years or by permission of the school of nursing.
The courses within the program are delivered online in an asynchronous model. The RN-BSN program does include practice experiences which require the student to engage in project work within the local community of residence.
RN-BSN students are expected to adhere to the BSN program policies as outlined in the Catalog including the Essential qualifications.
|General Education Requirements|
|EH 105||College Writing||3|
|HE 114||Husson Experience & Building Professional Skills||3|
|MS 132||Probability and Statistics||3|
|NU 445||Evidence Based Practice for the Professional Nurse||3|
|PY 111||General Psychology||3|
|PY 141||Human Growth and Development||3|
& SL 180
|Principles of Gen Chemistry|
and Prin of Gen Chemistry Lab I
|Fine Arts Elective||3|
|Foreign Culture and Conversation Elective||3|
|Math I Elective||3|
|MH 101||Introduction to Medical Humanities||3|
|NU 429||Current Topics in Population Focused Care (Nursing elective)||1|
|NU 441||Role Transition to Professional Nursing||3|
|NU 442||Health Informatics & Technology||3|
|NU 443||Quality Improvement in Healthcare Systems (Pre-requisite NU 445)||3|
|NU 446||Practice Science and Skills for the Professional Nurse||3|
|NU 447||Leadership Development for the Professional Nurse||3|
|NU 448||Interprofessional Collaboration in Rural Public Health for the Professional Nurse||3|
|NU 449||Health Policy Issues and Challenges for the Professional Nurse||3|
|NU 455||Gerontological Nursing for the Professional Nurse||3|
|NU 495||Capstone for the Professional Nurse||3|
& SL 221
|Anatomy and Physiology I|
and Anat/Physiology Lab I
& SL 222
|Anatomy and Physiology II|
and Anatomy/Physiology Lab II
& SL 241
|Microbiology for the Health Sciences|
and Microbiology Lab