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 130
Major Requirements18
Electives72
Minor: Optional
Total Hours120

Major Requirements

Nursing Core

(Must be taken from CU) – 18 CREDITS

Required Courses
NURS 301Dimensions of Profess Nursing 13
NURS 305Trends Pro Nursing 13
NURS 336Nursing Research for RNs 13
NURS 342Population Health 13
NURS 442Leadership: the Future of Nurs 13
NURS 492Contemp Nurs/Seminar 13
Total Hours18

Program Admission

  • 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.