Nursing (BSN) - Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing, BSN

Nursing and Health Sciences

Campus:Modesto Maidique Campus

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Program Description

The Registered Nurse (RN) to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program is for RNs with an Associate Degree (ADN) or an Associate of Science (ASN) in Nursing degree who wish to earn the BSN degree to become managers, leaders, or work in public health, VA, Armed Services. The emphasis of this program is to enhance RNs knowledge and skills in evidence-based nursing practice, global healthcare systems and leadership and management as well as care of multi-lingual, multi-ethnic, multi-generational populations. For those who also have an ADN/ASN and an AA degree, the program is 30 credits and may be completed in one calendar year. For those only with the ADN or the ASN, the program may include additional undergraduate credits.

Admission Requirements

Program Eligibility Requirements

1. Unencumbered Florida Registered Nurse License,

2. A 2.75 Cumulative GPA (no prerequisite grade below a C) from an ACEN (Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, formerly NLNAC) accredited ASN or Diploma Nursing program. You may verify your nursing program’s accreditation at the following link: gramsearch.htm,

3. Minimum 60 transferable lower division college credits,

4. Meet a) Florida mandated Gordon Rule requirements; b) University Core Curriculum requirements; and c) University foreign language requirement. These requirements can be met with an Associate in Arts (AA) from a Florida State College System or non-nursing Bachelor’s degree in another field from an accredited institution,

5. Applicants with foreign degrees that have Florida RN licensure can apply if degree earned is evaluated to be equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree or Doctorate in Medicine degree at an accredited U.S. institution,

6. RN-BSN applicants who have taken BSN courses at another institution and are requesting a transfer into the NWCHNS RN-BSN track must have all coursework evaluated by FIU Nursing Faculty to determine course equivalency and are allowed a maximum of 6 transfer upper division Nursing credits and,

7. Approved transferred nursing coursework must be completed within 5 years of enrollment at the time of admission.

Career Opportunities

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Wages & Employment Trends for Registered Nurses :

Florida Median income $60,100
Florida rate of growth +22%
National Median wages $65,500
National Projected growth +19%

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