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Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)
The online RN to BSN degree completion program from Villanova University provides students with a rigorous nursing curriculum that upholds the highest academic standards. Coursework covers a variety of key areas of nursing science and practice, including research, public health, leadership, and ethics. Graduates of the program are able to:
Use scholarly and analytical skills to examine evidence in clinical practice
Address factors that influence the health of populations locally, nationally, and globally
Apply clinical reasoning, assessment findings, and clinical skills to the care of individuals, families, communities, and populations
Demonstrate the principles of leadership, management, and organizational processes related to the practice of nursing
Become active participants in developing and influencing policy, legislative, and regulatory actions with respect to nursing
This bachelor completion program requires a minimum of 124 credits for completion, including up to 80 transfer credits. A minimum of 42 credits must be completed at Villanova.
Graduated from an ACEN or NLN CNEA accredited diploma or associate degree in nursing program with a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or above and a GPA of 2.75 or above in all nursing courses
Two letters of recommendation
For U.S. applicants, current licensure to practice as a registered nurse in a U.S. state or territory at the time of application
Official transcripts from the nursing program completed and for all colleges/universities attended (If currently enrolled in the last semester of an ACEN or NLN CNEA accredited diploma or associate degree nursing program, submit completed transcripts to date and courses in progress.)
Licensure will be required prior to enrollment in any course
Satisfactory background check
Evidence of malpractice insurance
Completion of prerequisite course requirements, grade “C” or higher
Accreditation & Licensing
Middle States Association Commission on Higher Education
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Not authorized for residents of Alabama, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Nevada, North Carolina and Tennessee.
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