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:
- 90 completed undergraduate credits,
- completion of all lower level courses,
- completion of NUR 303 or NUR 305,
- completion of statistics, and
- 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.
NUR 303 Nurse as Professional
NUR 313 Nurse as Decision Maker
NUR 363 Nurse as Caregiver
NUR 413 Holistic Health Assessment
NUR 423 Global Health Care
NUR 433 Global Health Care Practicum*
MSN 6500 Leadership Roles in Advanced Nursing Practice
MSN 6606 Research in Nursing Practice
MSN 7750 Teaching and Learning
MSN Elective (as needed)
This information applies to students who enter this degree program during the 2015-2016 Academic Year. If you entered this degree program before the Fall 2015 semester, please refer to the academic catalog for the year you began your degree program.