SCHOOL OF NURSING

TAKE YOUR NURSING CAREER TO THE NEXT LEVEL

HOLD AN ASSOCIATE DEGREE IN NURSING?
TRANSFER IN 63 CREDITS AND GET YOUR BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN 1 YEAR

• 180 credits (total)

• 72 credits (Awarded for U.S. Registered Nurse License)

• 63 credits (transferred in from an Associate’s degree)

• 45 Credits (completed at Stratford University)

Applicants who hold an active United States RN license and wish to receive a bachelor’s degree in nursing may apply for the (RN) Registered Nurse to (BSN) Bachelor of Science in Nursing program. 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 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 RN to BSN Pathway can be completed fully online or in a classroom setting at the Alexandria, Falls Church or Woodbridge campuses. To graduate with a BSN, post-licensure students must complete a minimum of 45 quarter-hour credits at Stratford University. In the Stratford University quarter-hour credit system, 3 semester credit –hour credits from a 15/16-week semester-based college program will transfer into Stratford as 4.5 quarter-hour credits.

 

Required BSN Completion Program Nursing Courses

Medical Course Requirements *

Required Elective Pool Courses *

5 COURSES FROM EITHER ELECTIVE POOL 1 OR ELECTIVE POOL 2

Arts and Sciences Courses Requirements *

12 COURSES

*No more than 63 total credits may be transferred in from another college or 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.