Nursing RN-BSN (B.S.N.)

Nursing RN-BSN (B.S.N.)

The RN-BSN degree program is for individuals who have graduated from a diploma nursing school or from an associate degree program. Any student taking nursing courses in the degree completion program must be a licensed registered nurse in the state of Nebraska or a compact state.

It is recommended that applications and supporting documents be submitted by July 1 and November 1; however, applications will be accepted after those dates as long as class space is available.

See Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-BSN) program pages for additional information about application requirements and supporting documents.

RN to BSN Admission Requirements

  • Graduation from a state approved nursing program with a diploma or an associate degree in nursing
    • Must have a GPA of 2.5 or above from previously attended schools of nursing, colleges, or universities
    • Provide an official transcript from the school of nursing and each college or university attended
  • Completed nursing prerequisite courses with a grade of C or above (courses with * must include a laboratory):
    • English Composition (3 credits)
    • Anatomy and Physiology (6-8 credits)*
    • Microbiology (3-4 credits)*
    • General Chemistry (3-4 credits)*
    • Introductory Psychology (3 credits)
    • General Sociology (3 credits)
  • An unencumbered active Nebraska, Iowa, or compact state nursing license with expiration date
  • Successful completion of background check, drug screen, immunization tracker, and essential functions form.