Bachelor of Science in Nursing for RN's (RN/BSN)
The RN/BSN program is designed for those Registered Nurses who wish to complete a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing. The program consists of 25 credits in nursing, and up to 35 credits is awarded for previous nursing content through the articulation agreement. Completion of university requirements makes up the rest of the required course work. A minimum of 30 credits residency is required for a degree from Central Connecticut State University.
In addition to meeting all requirements established for admission to Central Connecticut State University, the applicants must also:
- Be licensed currently as a Registered Nurse in Connecticut.
- Carry and provide documentation of adequate malpractice and health insurance.
- Have advisement by nursing faculty.
- Be CPR certified.
- Meet specific immunization and OSHA requirements and undergo a background check prior to their clinical course.
- Complete the BSN program within five years of taking NRSE 303
As part of Connecticut's articulation plan, students, are awarded 35 credits after taking two courses with a grade of "C" or better in addition to transfer credits.
- Admission to the University does not guarantee advancement to upper division nursing courses.
- Applicants in their final year of a diploma or associate degree my be accepted on a provisional basis.
RN-BSN Program Informational Sessions- Spring 2013
The department will be holding several information sessions over the semester for those interested in our RN-BSN program.
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 - 3:30pm-4:30pm
Wednesday, April 24th, 2013 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Location: Nursing Lab (Barnard Hall, Rm # 323)
No Pre-registration necessary.
**These are meant to provide a general overview of the program. No transcripts will be reviewed at that time.***