Columbus State University
4225 University Avenue
Columbus, Georgia 31907
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RN to BSN Programs
RN to BSN Program Details
This program is designed for the registered nurse to complete a degree conveniently and efficiently while continuing a career.
-No commuting to campus
-100% employment rate for graduates
-Highly qualified faculty members with various nursing backgrounds who facilitate learning
Columbus State University’s RN to BSN program is completely online, designed for working nurses who want to earn their bachelor’s degree in just one year.
-For Registered Nurses seeking a BSN degree
-12 month program
-May enter program year round
-Small, interactive classes offered in 10-week sessions
-100% didactic portion online
-Community clinicals in your geographical area
-Complies with the Georgia Board of Nursing Articulation Plan
-Dedicated RN student faculty advisor
-Core and nursing pre-requisite courses (63 hours) required for admission to nursing track
MSN Program Details
The Master of Science in Nursing is an online degree offered cooperatively by Columbus State University and Clayton State University, both fully accredited institutions in the University System of Georgia. This collaboration allows students to enjoy resources from both schools. The 36-38 hour program prepares professional registered nurses for advanced practice nursing roles as culturally competent educators and leaders.
The nursing education concentration will focus on preparing nurses to facilitate learning in various environments through the application of knowledge in instructional design, curriculum development, technology utilization, and evaluation of learning.
The leadership concentration will focus on developing nursing leaders who are able to influence, design, manage, transform, and evaluate the evolution of nursing services and care delivery.
-Hold a baccalaureate degree in nursing (BSN) from a regionally accredited university and a nationally accredited nursing program (NLNAC or CCNE)
-Minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 (regular admission) or 2.75 (provisional admission)
-A General Test of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is required. Score of 900 (regular admission) or lower (provisional admission). The GRE requirement may be waived for applicants who have earned an advanced degree.
-Current unencumbered RN license in the state where clinical course requirements will be met
-Three (3) professional letters of reference
-Acceptance into the Graduate School at Columbus State University.