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Program Details

The College of Nursing offers registered nurses an online baccalaureate completion program that is individually planned for each student. Students are prepared for success in using online technology and digital skills in the introductory nursing courses. Customized planning continues as students are supported and guided as they progress through the program by faculty and student mentors.

Students may transfer non-nursing course credits from other institutions to meet most program requirements. A total of 31 credits, must be taken at UMD.
 
Program Highlights
  • A curriculum focused on community health nursing.
  • Individualized plan for program progression each semester.
  • Online format provides contact with classmates and faculty.
  • Nursing courses may be completed in 4 semesters.

Requirements

This bachelor completion program requires 122 credits for completion, including transfer and major requirements. A total of 31 credits must be completed at UMass Dartmouth.

  • Proof of a valid, unencumbered United States RN license
  • 24 or more transfer credits
  • Official transcripts from all previous college or university courses for which you enrolled
  • Photocopies of catalog pages with course descriptions for the work you have completed

Accreditation & Licensing

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

Restrictions

Due to regulations resulting from state legislation pertaining to the clinical experience requirement for this program, UMass Dartmouth RN-BS Degree applicants with a permanent residence in Alabama, Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Nevada, New Mexico, Minnesota, North Carolina, Texas, Washington, and West Virginia are not being considered.