Bachelor's RN to BSN

Bachelor's Degree RN to BSN

RN TO BSN

PROGRAM OF STUDY: NURSING

  • General Education Requirements: 17 credits, Core Requirement: 43 credits,
  • Total Contact Hours: 945 RN to BSN Credits: 60
  • Transfer Credits from the ADN: 60
  • Total Credits Awarded for Bachelor Degree: 120

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

This RN to BSN program provides an in-depth exploration of evidence-based practices to enhance the education of the practicing RN for professional growth and responsibility. Applicants will receive 60 credits for transfer, of which 15 must be in general education. The RN to BSN program at Florida Professional Institute encompasses an innovative curriculum that delves into the complexities of today’s multi-faceted health care field which has an increasing demand for nurses with advanced degrees.

The program prepares students to successfully manage patients and health care systems with increasing levels of complexity, strategically solve clinical problems, and establish best practices and direct evidence based practice. The student will advance his/her knowledge and skill in critical thinking, effective communication, quality improvement, technology and decision making in a rapidly changing health care industry. Florida Professional Institute awards a Bachelor of Science degree upon completion.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Students are admitted without regard to age, religion, creed, ethnic origin, marital status, race, gender, or handicap. All students must be able to meet the program objectives in order to graduate. The following data will be utilized by the admissions department in evaluating the qualifications of candidates for admission:

  1. Evidence of a high school diploma or GED.
  2. Evidence of an AA or AS degree with a minimum of 60 semester credits and fifteen general education credits.
  3. Official college transcripts for all colleges attended and for all courses taken for transfer.
  4. Must possess a current/active United States R.N. License.
  5. Transfer Credit – Must have an overall GPA of 2.6 or higher on a 4.0 to be considered for transfer
  6. Submission of a completed application and fee.
  7. Two professional letters of reference, references should include contact information.
  8. Personal interview with the program director or designee.
  9. Completion of all General Education courses with a “C” or better.