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Application for the College of Nursing - RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing - Online
Description (Only for SC Residents)
The purpose of this online RN-BSN program is to prepare graduates for professional nursing roles such as care coordinators, clinical leaders, applicants for graduate study, and contributors to interprofessional health care teams. The overall goals are to educate professionals to integrate evidence-based clinical knowledge and research with effective communication and leadership skills in order to translate best clinical practice into care of individual patients, families, communities, and populations. Nurses educated at the baccalaureate level have been shown to enhance patient outcomes.
Preferred applicants must have completed three out of the four science prerequisites by the application deadline as well as having achieved a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale. Applicants are required to have an active RN license. Applicants should also submit three satisfactory reference forms, an essay, a resume, and official transcripts from each post-secondary school attended. It is highly suggested that applicants have volunteer or work experience in health care. Sixty (60) semester hours of course work meeting the prerequisite requirements are required for consideration. Additional information regarding the requirements can be found at http://academicdepartments.musc.edu/nursing/academics/undergraduate/.
Additional information can be found at http://academicdepartments.musc.edu/esl/bulletin/nursing/.
In addition to the application itself the applicant must complete supplemental reference materials specific to the program to which they are applying and have all materials submitted by the application deadline. These forms are available in PDF format within the application and are also sent through email once an application is submitted.
|Start Term||Application Type||Available||Deadline|
|Fall 2015||Regular||Sept. 1, 2014||March 1, 2015|
To Proceed To Online Application
|Last Published with Edits:||October 1, 2014 9:36 AM|
|Last Comprehensive Review:||June 2014|