This two year nursing program track is an upper division "on-line" curriculum designed for registered nurses in the state of Maryland, who are graduates of associate degree or diploma programs. Applicants are considered for admission pending success on the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN).
The Department of Nursing goals are consistent with the mission of the University and reflect the philosophy of the nursing faculty. The Department of Nursing goals are:
Eligible candidates are admitted to this nursing program track for each fall and spring semester. Candidates are required to follow the RN-BS curriculum progression plan and complete all prerequisite courses to become eligible for transition into the RN-BS core nursing courses. All prerequisite courses must be successfully completed with a grade of "C" or higher. Upon completion of all prerequisite courses and consultation with a Nursing academic advisor, candidates will then be required to submit an application for admission to the program.
Below is a list of the documentation required with the RN-BS application. This information must be sent with the application as one packet and returned to the BSU Department of Nursing to facilitate your timely admission to the RN to BS Program for the fall or spring semester.
Application Submission Date: Jan 6, 2014 (Please do not send applications until this date!)
Application Deadline: July 1, 2014
All candidates who are foreign-trained nurses are required to be licensed in the state of Maryland and have their international transcripts be evaluated by the World Evaluation Services (WES) or the Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nurse Schools (CGFNS). A copy of this evaluation must be submitted with your application to the program.
All RN-BS students are awarded 30 credits for completion of prior undergraduate nursing coursework and experience based on the guidelines of the Maryland Articulation Model. These credits will be reflected in your BSU academic transcript upon completion of the program.
For questions or concerns, prospective candidates are required to send inquiries via email to our Nursing Academic Advisor: