Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)
Clayton State University

Program Details

The RN to BSN degree completion program offered by Clayton State University is designed to build upon students' skills and knowledge acquired in their previous professional and academic experiences.
This program emphasizes:

  • Interdisciplinary studies
  • Health care studies
  • Management preparation
  • Community-based learning

This program covers concepts related to developing competent and caring professional nurses, meeting standards of nursing practice, and promoting both health and human development. Graduates of this program possess skills related to modern technology used in nursing, critical thinking and analysis skills, comprehensive care competencies, knowledge of theory-based practice, and advanced competencies related to communication.


This bachelor completion program requires a minimum of 120 credits for completion including transfer credits.

  • Unrestricted current nursing licensure in the United States or eligibility for licensure
  • College GPA of 2.00 on 4.00 scale
  • Completion of 45 semester hours of BSN core curriculum with grades of C (or K or S) or better in all natural and behavioral science, math and Area F courses at the time of application and 60 semesters hours at the time of enrollment in nursing program
  • Successful completion of the transition course HLTH3200-Pathophysiology for RNs
  • Successful completion of the legislative and overlay requirements
  • Eligible for clearance on criminal background check and drug screening

Special Accreditation

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges