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RN to BSN Programs
RN to BSN Program Details
The RN to BSN (Baccalaureate Nursing Program) is designed for individuals who already hold an Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) or Diploma and are currently licensed to practice nursing as a Registered Nurse. With many hospitals receiving Magnet status, the need for a BSN degree is necessary more than ever.
BSN Program Details
The School of Nursing offers a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) for students seeking initial entry into the professional practice of nursing. Students admitted to this program complete all general education and support course work prior to entering the clinical component of the program. Upon degree conferral, graduates of this program earn a BSN and are eligible to write the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) for licensure as a registered nurse.
Students are admitted to the Upper Division Pre-Licensure Traditional BSN Program in the fall of each year. The application process is initiated during the spring term prior to admission. Admission to Spalding University does not guarantee admission to the Nursing Program.
Admission to the Upper Division Pre-licensure Traditional BSN Program requires the following:
-Admission to Spalding University
-Graduation from high school or equivalent
-Minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale in college courses
-Successful completion of the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) (minimum of 60% on both reading and math sections of the exam)
-Ability to meet all psychomotor requirements of the curriculum.
-Successful completion of a certified nursing assistant (CNA) course or a document attesting to achievement of designated competencies.
-Submission of a written application to the School of Nursing.
-TOEFL score if English is not the primary spoken language and/or most recent degree/diploma is from a program outside the US
-Participation in five pre-nursing workshops (including the three required workshops)
MSN Program Details
The School of Nursing offers a Master of Science Degree in Nursing (MSN). The program is designed to prepare nurses for advanced nursing practice in leadership roles, nurse educator role, and nurse practitioner roles. Its purpose is to prepare nurses to function in advanced roles of professional nursing in a variety of settings, employing strategies based on scientific knowledge, ethical decision making, and critical analysis of nursing practice to improve the health of the clients that are served. The Master’s Program may be pursued on either a full-time or part-time basis.
Accelerated BSN Program Details
We also offer the 2nd Degree Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program, designed for persons with a bachelor’s degree in another field who would like to pursue the bachelor’s degree in nursing (BSN). The 2nd Degree Program, innovative in design, adapts the clinical nursing program of the generic BSN program and packages it into eight (8) six- week sessions. This full-time, year round program allows students to complete the BSN curriculum in a timely manner. Graduates of the Program are eligible to write the National Council Licensing Examination (NCLEX-RN) for licensure as registered nurses.
Deadline: November 1st