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2021 - 2022 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nursing, RN to BSN Major

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Degree Types: Bachelor of Science in Nursing (default) or Bachelor of Arts in Nursing (alternative)

Infused with Christian, Catholic, Benedictine values, the RN to BSN program at the University of Mary emphasizes the importance of service and community both in work and personal life. In addition to providing a broad spectrum of
evidence-based practice, critical-thinking, and leadership skills, the RN to BSN program offers a deeper knowledge of spirituality, ethics, and global stewardship.

Admission Policy

Requirements for acceptance into the Nursing Division are:

  • Completed Application form.
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.75
  • Unencumbered Registered Nurse license
  • Criminal background check.
  • Signed disclosure form.
  • TOEFL/IELTS requirement if applicable.

Documentation of health requirements as given below:

  • Documentation of health history and current immunizations as required by the Division of Nursing must accompany the application to the division.
  • TB testing is required.
  • Additional immunizations per agency requirements.
  • Current CPR certification

An individual with a disability is considered for admission based on his/her ability to meet the curriculum requirements. No otherwise qualified person shall be, solely by reason of a disability, excluded from participation in the program
(American Disabilities Act of 1990). Students must verify that they meet the Physical & Mental Requirements to Provide Safe Patient Care for Students, Faculty, and Preceptors.

Applicants are considered primarily on the basis of academic achievement as evidenced by a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 on admission.


To gain admission in the RN to BSN nursing program, you must hold an Associate degree or diploma in Nursing from an accredited institution of higher education and have a GPA of 2.75 or higher, with a GPA of 2.0 or higher in the nursing required courses.

Major Requirements

Required Courses for Graduation:

Grade of “C” or higher in each of the following graduation required courses:

Courses in the RN to BSN Curriculum:

Total: 124 Semester Credits

Program length: Varies; minimum 1 academic year / 3 semesters / 48 weeks

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