Take Your Nursing Career to the Next Level

Hold an Associate's Degree in Nursing? - transfer in 63 credits and Get your Bachelor's Degree in 1 year

  • 180 credits (total)
  • 72 credits (transferred for RN - Registered Nurse)
  • 63 credits (transferred in from an Associate's degree)
  • 45 Credits (completed at Stratford University)

Online Classes

Applicants who hold an active United States RN license and wish to receive a bachelor’s degree in nursing may apply for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program as a BSN completion student. Admission to this program requires:.

  • Proof of an unencumbered license to practice as a registered nurse in the United States. RN students must possess a current, active RN license by examination or endorsement.
  • An associate’s degree or diploma from a school of nursing
  • Submission of all official transcripts from colleges and nursing programs attended
  • Proof of a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on previous college transcripts.
  • Students who do not meet the overall cumulative GPA of 3.0 may be considered for admission with evidence of a cumulative GPA of 3. 0 or higher in the most recent college year attended with a minimum of 12 credits
  • Two letters of reference from an academic or professional source
  • A personal statement regarding the reasons and motivations for wanting to pursue a baccalaureate degree
  • A criminal background check at student’s expense

BSN Completion Program Course Requirements for Registered Nurses

The Stratford University BSN Completion Program Track nursing courses can be completed online or in a classroom setting at the Falls Church or Woodbridge campuses. To graduate with a BSN, post-licensure students must complete a minimum of 45 credits at Stratford University. In the Stratford University credit system, 3 credits from a 16-week semester-based college program will transfer into Stratford as 4.5 credits.

Course Number

Course Name


Required Core Nursing Courses


Health Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning



Nursing in the Community



Research and Evidence-Based Nursing Practice



Leadership, Management, and contemporary Issues in Nursing



Nursing Capstone



Total Credits for Required Nursing Core Courses



5 Required Stratford U. Elective Courses



Total Required Credits to be taken at Stratford U.



Credits Awarded for Experiential Learning



Number of Transfer Credits Allowed



Total Stratford U. BSN Program Credits



        Finish Your BSN Completion Program Track
        on Your Schedule

        Online Only

        Where our classes are offered


        5 - 10 weeks

        Time needed to complete a class


        12 Months

        Time needed for BSN Completion Program Track

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