Bachelor of Science-Nursing Completion Program for Registered Nurses (EC)
Registered nurses who have graduated from an ADN or diploma nursing program and are currently working licensed nurses will find Concordia’s BSN Completion Program a flexible means of furthering their nursing education. RNs can obtain a BSN degree in as few as 18 months, depending on how many credits are transferred in. Coursework consists of accelerated courses that can be taken online. Our program participants:
- May transfer in up to 84 credits from their ADN or other previous college coursework that has a grade of C or better.
- Must take at least 36 credits at CU to satisfy residency requirements and graduate with a Baccalaureate Degree from CU.
- Students holding an accredited Associate Degree will be granted Advanced Transfer status.
- Must take a sufficient number of electives to meet the 120 credit minimum for baccalaureate degree requirements.
See the sections below for additional information. The Non-Traditional Baccalaureate Nursing Program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001; 202-887-6791; www.ccneaccreditation.org
|Core Requirements 1||30|
(Must be taken from CU) – 18 CREDITS
|NURS 301||Dimensions of Profess Nursing 1||3|
|NURS 305||Trends Pro Nursing 1||3|
|NURS 336||Nursing Research for RNs 1||3|
|NURS 342||Population Health 1||3|
|NURS 442||Leadership: the Future of Nurs 1||3|
|NURS 492||Contemp Nurs/Seminar 1||3|
Must earn a grade of C or higher
- Students must have their transcripts evaluated by nursing program staff as part of the admission process. Students may transfer up to 84 credits.
- Statistics courses will only be accepted if taken within the last five years, unless specially approved by the program chairperson or designee. No credits will be transferred for courses in which a grade of C- or lower was obtained.
- Students must have and maintain an active, unrestricted RN license throughout the program.
- Students must be actively working as an RN during the program.