BSN/MSN Accelerated Option


The purpose of this option is to offer eligible BSN students the opportunity to take up to four selected MSN courses in lieu of undergraduate courses. A BSN degree is earned at the completion of 120 credits. Courses taken at the graduate level will fulfill requirements for both programs.

Eligibility criteria for this option include:

  1. 90 completed undergraduate credits,
  2. completion of all lower level courses,
  3. completion of NUR 303 Available Online  or NUR 305,
  4. completion of statistics, and
  5. a GPA of 3.5.

Recommendation of an undergraduate faculty member is also required. Students are advised to see the academic advisor for nursing early in the program to plan for this option.

Course Requirements

NUR 303 Available Online  Nurse as Professional

NUR 313 Available Online  Nurse as Decision Maker

NUR 363 Available Online  Nurse as Caregiver

NUR 413 Available Online  Holistic Health Assessment

NUR 423 Available Online  Global Health Care

NUR 433 Available Online  Global Health Care Practicum*

MSN 6500 Available Online  Leadership Roles in Advanced Nursing Practice

MSN 6606 Available Online  Research in Nursing Practice

MSN 7750 Available Online  Teaching and Learning

MSN Elective (as needed)

This information applies to students who enter this degree program during the 2016-2017 Academic Year. If you entered this degree program before the Fall 2016 semester, please refer to the academic catalog for the year you began your degree program.