B.S. in Nursing (RN to BSN) – Hybrid


About the Program

 

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) is offered by the Rowan University College of Graduate & Continuing Education. It is designed to provide RNs with the opportunity to acquire a highly sought after BSN degree with little interruption to professional or personal obligations.

 

The BSN degree prepares registered nurses for advancement opportunities in the ever-expanding field of nursing. This degree allows nurses to augment their knowledge base and thus enhance their career. This degree also acts as a stepping stone for the nurse who wishes to pursue a Master of Science in Nursing degree with six graduate credits included in the program curriculum.

 

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Curriculum

Program Code: .BXBSN-NUR / Major Code: 1203

 

The RN to BSN curriculum includes 121 credits and incorporates all Rowan University requirements for the degree award. Students graduating from a National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) associate degree or diploma program are awarded 30 nursing credits upon matriculation into the program for all pre-licensure nursing courses. Students may transfer up to 90 credits and must fulfill general education requirements of Rowan University, either through the transfer of credits or the completion of courses at Rowan University. Additional coursework may be required, depending upon the amount of credits transferred in to Rowan. This program may be completed on a part-time basis.

 

Coursework

Courses are scheduled in 8 and 14 week modules with each week of work starting every Tuesday at 8:00a.m. and ending every Monday at 11:59p.m. (Eastern Standard Time). The graduate-level courses listed here are not official and are subject to change. For an official list of available courses please visit the CGCE section tally.

 

Course Number Course Title Semester Hours
General Education
---------------- English Composition I & II 6
---------------- Public Speaking 3
---------------- Laboratory Science 4
---------------- Statistics 3
---------------- Social & Behavioral Sciences 6
---------------- History/Humanities/Languages 6
---------------- Multicultural/Global (NURS 03.401) ----
---------------- Fine Arts 3
---------------- Literature 3
---------------- Writing Intensive (WI) (NURS 03.404) ----
---------------- General Elective Options 26-35*
Nursing Concentration
NURS 03.303 Comprehensive Health Assessment 3
NURS 03.304 Nursing Informatics 3
NURS 03.404 Research, Applications in Nursing Practice (WI) (prereq: COMP 01.112 & STAT 02.100) 3
NURS 03.401 Community Health Nursing (MG) (prereq: NURS 03.303) 6
NURS 03.405 Healthcare Policy & Finance 3
NURS 03.403 Nursing Care Delivery Systems (Prereq: NURS 03.303) 4
NURS 05.504 Advanced Pathophysiology (Graduate) (Prereq: NURS 03.303) 3
NURS 05.505 Advanced Pharmacology (Graduate) (Prereq: NURS 03.303 & NURS 05.504) 3
NURS 03.309 Ethics in Healthcare 3
---------------- Pre-Licensure Nursing Courses in Transfer 30
Total Semester Hours: 121

*depending on prior transfer credit

 

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Admissions Requirements

 

The following is a list of items required to begin the application process for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program. There may be additional action or materials required for admission to the program. Upon receipt of the materials below a representative from the Department of Nursing will contact you with confirmation or indicating any missing items.

  • CGCE Department of Nursing Application Form. Download the PDF or click here to apply online.
  • $65 (U.S.) non-refundable application fee
  • List of courses in progress (if applicable)
  • Graduation from a National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) associate degree or diploma program
  • One official transcript from all colleges attended
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
  • Current licensure or eligibility to be licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of New Jersey
  • Current CPR Card
  • Resume

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Start Dates & Application Deadlines

 

Below is a list of B.S. in Nursing (RN to BSN) anticipated start dates. The start dates indicated are based on the university calendar or the CGCE schedule. Your actual first day of class will depend on the course sequence which will be provided by representative from the Department of Nursing once you have matriculated in the program.

 

Entry Term & Module Start Date(s) Application Deadline(s)
Summer 2014 TBD 03/21/2014
Fall 2014 TBD 07/14/2014

 

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Tuition & Costs

 

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) $430 per semester hour

Graduate courses – part of the RN to BSN curriculum $505 per semester hour

(this rate applies to academic year 2013/2014 and is subject to change)

 

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