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Program Details

The online RN to BSN degree completion program from Illinois State University provides RNs the option of either a full- or part-time plan of study that works best with their schedule. Graduates of the program possess:

  • ​Increased career mobility and marketability
  • ​Advanced nursing leadership skills
  • A solid foundation for graduate studies
  • ​Critical skills for Magnet certification and Institute of Medicine expectations

Requirements

This bachelor completion program requires 120 credits for completion, including transfer and experiential credits.

  • Major program requirements: 31 credits
  • Graduate from a state-approved diploma school of nursing or an associate degree nursing program.
  • Licensed as a registered nurse in the current state of residence
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Meet prerequisite coursework with a grade of C or better
  • Have completed a specified portion of the Illinois Transferable General Education Program and the Mennonite College of Nursing prerequisite courses with a minimum of 55 total credit hours earned OR Have completed an Associate's Degree in Arts or Science with all Mennonite College of Nursing prerequisite courses completed
  • Hold an unencumbered licensure in every state in which the student holds a license
  • Meet health and safety compliance requirements, to include drug testing, a criminal background check, a physical examination, and several immunizations

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)