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RN to BS Completion - Fall Semester Only

All applicants to this program must meet the safety and technical standards and hold an unencumbered license and current registration from the state in which they reside.

Applicants must be graduates of an accredited associate degree nursing program and have a minimum GPA of 3.0. The applicant must also show competence in all transfer Science and Nursing courses (The typical student admitted has grades of B or better in all courses).

The RN-BS Completion Program consists of 62 college credits beyond the associate degree (32 credits in the major and 30-36 credits of liberal arts and sciences).

Transfer credits will be evaluated after acceptance. Students who enter the SUNY system after fall 2000 must complete all General Education requirements as outlined in the College catalog. A minimum of 30 credits in nursing and 20 credits in liberal arts and sciences may be transferred.

Sample Program of Study:

NUR 215W Developing Nurses' Ways of Knowing 3 Credits
NUR 216     The Art of Nursing 2 Credits
NUR 301     Community Nursing 4 Credits Lecture 2 hrs/Clinical 6 hrs
NUR 305     Health Promotion and Patient Education 3 Credits
NUR 401     Modes of Inquiry 3 Credits
NUR 404     Nurse as Advocate and Change Agent   3 Credits
NUR 406     Senior Leadership Practicum 5 Credits Lecture 1 hr/Clinical 8 hrs
HST 301     Health Care Organization 3 Credits
MTH 110     Statistics 3 Credits
BIO 240      Bioethics 3 Credits

All of the nursing programs are extremely competitive. The typical student admitted has grades of B or better in all courses.

Please note: Currently residents of California, Florida, Massachusetts, Oregon, Puerto Rico, Tennessee, Washington, U.S. Virgin Islands, U.S. territories that are not members of NC-SARA, and Canada are ineligible to enroll in the online RN to BS Completion Program.