BSN > RN-BSN (available online through E-Campus)
Union offers an RN-BSN track which enables registered nurses (holding the associate degree or diploma) to continue their nursing studies and earn a BSN. This educational track affords one the opportunity to enhance their nursing knowledge, leadership skills and professional opportunities. Completion of the RN-BSN curriculum may be achieved online (excluding general education requirements). One may complete 100% of the didactics online though E-Campus. Completion of the RN-BSN curriculum (excluding general education requirements) is generally completed in 18 months.
Application deadline is rolling admission. Orientation for the nursing program is provided prior to beginning the nursing curriculum.
Notes of interest
- Online nursing courses taken for RN licensure must be evaluated by the Registrar to determine acceptance of transfer credit. Registrar will evaluate official transcripts after your application has been received and she will mail you a letter detailing transfer credit. The Registrar is the only person with authority to grant transfer credit.
- English 111 and English 112 must be completed prior to orientation.
- Statistics (MAT114) is a prerequisite course for Research in Nursing (NUR330). Research in Nursing is required prior to Leadership in Nursing Practice (NUR432). The Nursing Capstone course (NUR490) is the final course of the nursing curriculum.
- Admissions: firstname.lastname@example.org, 731-661-6545, Fax: 731-661-5504
|General Education Requirements (61 hours)||Credit hours|
|Christian Studies (online courses)
Old Testament Survey & New Testament Survey
Anatomy & Physiology I & II
3 hours must be History
3 hours must be Literature
6 hours must be Upper Level courses
|Credit from prior Nursing Program after completion of NUR 333||37|
|Total Credit Hours||128|
General Education courses may be taken with nursing courses as needed
|E-Campus online 18 Months
Begin in the Fall or Spring (Excluding General Education Requirements)
|NUR 306||Scientific Writing||1|
|NUR 310||Health Assessment||3|
|NUR 330||Research in Nursing||3|
|NUR 333||Concepts of Professional Nursing||3|
|NUR 360||Legal and Ethical Aspects of Nursing||3|
|NUR 361||Survey of Technology in Nursing||3|
|NUR 441||Population-Focused Health Within the Community and World||4|
|NUR 432||Leadership in Nursing Practice||3|
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2013-2014 Tuition Rates
- $420 per credit hour
- How To Apply For Financial Assistance
- GPA 2.8 for last 60 Hours
- Union University School of Nursing application with a $50 application fee
- Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions
- Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Tennessee
- Upon acceptance into the program, the following items must be completed:
- Current CPR certification
- Physical examination form & Immunization record
- Clear urine drug screen
- Clear criminal background check
- Maximum of 72 hours may be transferred from a junior college; 37 hours from an Associate Degree or Diploma Nursing Program will be awarded after the completion of NUR 333. Therefore, 35 hours remain available for credit from a junior college.
- 32 hours must be taken from Union University to receive a BSN degree
- 32 hours maximum credit by testing (i.e. CLEP, DANTES, etc.)
- Life experience credit is not applicable to this program
- Application: All non-traditional nursing students must complete the Union University School of Nursing application only. You are not required to apply to the university separately. If you are applying to the traditional 4-year BSN program, please contact Undergraduate Admissions. NursingCAS AND Supplemental Application Packet (.pdf)
- Read and sign the Community Values Statement and Standards of Admissions. (part of Supplemental Application Packet)
- Application Fee: The application fee is $50 and is non-refundable. You have the option to pay online by credit card. You may also pay by check or money order with your paper application.
- Transcripts: Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions must be submitted directly through NursingCAS. Please do not send transcripts for non-traditional nursing programs to Undergraduate Admissions. Transcripts must be received in a sealed envelope from previous academic institutions attended.
Applications which are incomplete by the application deadlines will be considered ineligible for admission.