Mar 18, 2019  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

Nursing-ADN to BSN Concurrent

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ADN to BSN Concurrent Program Students

The ADN to BSN Concurrent Program student is one who is enrolled in Nursing (ADN)-Associate in Applied Science (AAS) courses at a partnership community college while taking SVSU RN to BSN courses concurrently. Students will complete their Nursing (ADN)-AAS degree while earning BSN credits, allowing them to complete their BSN from SVSU in additional semesters.

Degree Requirements

To complete the degree requirements, an ADN to BSN student must:

  • earn a minimum of 25 credits from nursing courses (NURS)
  • 124 credits are required for graduation, of which 31 must be from SVSU and must include:
    • 32 credits awarded based on articulation criteria, transfer credits, and General Education credits
    • an approved statistics course
    • 6 upper division credits
    • the 25 NURS credits

Basic credits do not count towards the 124 credits for graduation.

Admission Process

Eligibility criteria for application to the program include:

Admission to SVSU

Completed ADN to BSN Concurrent Program application

Admission and good standing in a partnership Nursing (ADN)-AAS program which includes required Anatomy and Physiology

Cumulative GPA of 3. 0 (based on a minimum of 30 credits) from all colleges and universities attended

Completion of the following SVSU General Education  Requirements:

  • Category 3 (Numerical understanding)
  • Category 6 (Social Science Methods)
  • Category 7 (Social Institutions)
  • Category 9 (Oral Communication)
  • Category 10 (Written Communication)

One statistics course from the following or an approved course:

(meets the General Education Category 3 requirement)

Additional Requirements

  • Two upper division elective courses
  • Validated Articulation credits will be awarded for the ADN nursing course work, based upon the articulation agreement, after the Nursing (ADN)-Associates in Applied Science has been earned and RN license in Michigan obtained (32 cr)
  • General Education  credits (earned at SVSU or Prior institution) (variable cr)
  • Any additional transfer credits (up to 61 credits )
  • SVSU Communication Intensive (CI!) course requirements must be met
  • The 31 credit SVSU residency credit requirement  must be met


HESI Examination Requirement

Demonstrate a HESI A2 entrance exam score at the Very Good level or an ATI TEAS at the Advanced level

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