Prior to entry into the RN-BSN program, all requirements as stated in the College Catalog must be met. Students enrolled in the RN to BSN program must be licensed as an RN within one semester of matriculation.
Applicants for the RN-BSN Program in Nursing must meet the following admission criteria:
- Applicant must be a graduate from an accredited Associate Degree or Diploma Program in Nursing as verified on an official transcript.
- Applicants must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.50 on post-secondary coursework. Upon recommendations of nursing faculty, exceptions can be made; and
- Applicants must have a current RN license issued in a state within the United States of America. If the applicant is not licensed he/she may not take classes in the nursing major beyond the first semester.
Graduates of both diploma and associate degree programs who have earned college credits from regionally-accredited colleges and universities may apply to have up to ninety (90) total credits accepted by Mount Aloysius College and applied toward a bachelor’s degree subject to the requirements of the intended major as well as the core and graduation requirements of the College.
Credits for previous coursework in nursing will be granted, up to a maximum of forty (40) credits, upon successful completion of the RN-BSN Program.
Students in the 2+2 Nursing program, who meet eligibility requirements, may take specific courses needed for the bachelor degree during their time in the associate degree program with approval of the Department Chair.
Students admitted under a dual admission partnership agreement are guaranteed admission to the Mount Aloysius College RN to BSN Program as long as the admission criteria are met and the student has an intent form for admission on file.