Dual Credit Advantage BSN to MSN Option

Dual Credit Advantage BSN to MSN Option

The purpose of this dual credit option is to offer eligible BSN Pathway students the opportunity to take up to four (4) selected MSN courses in lieu of undergraduate courses. Courses taken at the graduate level fulfill requirements for both programs.  A BSN degree is earned upon completion of the 120 credits. Students are identified as an undergraduate student until the BSN degree is conferred, at which time they are eligible to continue in the MSN program they have chosen and been accepted to.

Eligibility criteria for this option includes: 

1. Successful completion of 90 undergraduate credits, 

2. Completion of all required lower level courses, 

3. Completion of NUR 303; Transition to Baccalaureate Nursing Practice

4. Completion of ENG 310; Research Writing

5. Completion of MAT 308; Inferential Statistics or transfer equivalency, and 

6. GPA of 3.5 or higher

The BSN to MSN Dual Credit Advantage Intent Form is located in the BSN Student Handbook and in the BSN Student Organization Site. Upon submission of the BSN to MSN Dual Credit Advantage Intent Form, students will be contacted by a program specific faculty member to review the appropriate course sequencing, advisement, and preparation for graduate course work.Course selection depends upon the selected MSN concentration.


This information applies to students who enter this degree program during the 2023-2024 Academic Year. If you entered this degree program before the Fall 2022 semester, please refer to the academic catalog for the year you began your degree program.