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2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalog
Saginaw Valley State University
   
 
  Dec 12, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

Nursing-RN to BSN Program


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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, 4 upper division credits, an approved statistics course, 31 credits awarded based on articulation criteria, transfer credits, and General Education credits. Basic skill credits do not count towards the 124 credits for graduation.

Admission Process for RN Students


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.

Required Elective Courses (4 cr)


  • Two upper division, non-required courses.

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