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Nursing-RN to BSN Program (B.S.N.)


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Programs for Licensed RN Students


Registered Nurse (RN) Students


The registered nurse student is one who has graduated from a state approved school of nursing and holds a current license to practice in the state of Michigan.

Degree Requirements


To complete the degree requirements, an RN student must earn a minimum of 24 credits from nursing courses (NURS); 124 credits are required for graduation, of which 31 must be from SVSU. The 124 credits include: the 24 NURS credits, 31 credits awarded based on articulation criteria, prerequisite credits, transfer credits, Basic Skills credits, General Education credits, and elective credits.

Admission Process for RN Students


Admission to the Department of Nursing for RN students ordinarily occurs during the semester in which they are completing NURS 300.

Minimum eligibility criteria for admission to the program include:

  1. Michigan RN license.
  2. Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50.
  3. An approved plan of study, which includes student’s goals and individualized plan for program completion.
    Transfer credits are considered in this process.

RN to BSN students may enroll in NURS 300 prior to approval of the plan of study.

Prerequisite Course (4 credits)


Required Elective Courses (minimum of 4 credits)


  • Two upper division, non-required courses

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