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Midland University - Fremont, Ne
 
 

RN to BSN

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Overview
Overview

In today’s world, career advancement in nursing requires a higher level of education in order to be leaders in delivering quality, evidence-based care.

At Midland University, our online RN to BSN program option allows you to complete a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) while continuing to advance your nursing career.

  • Learn from faculty experts who understand online coursework
  • Complete community-based projects & clinical experiences
  • Earn a degree in as little as one year, with six or eight-week online courses
  • Transfer in credits earned from previous degrees

Classes begin in January, and applications are now open.

Students who demonstrate financial need will have an option to receive a free laptop or $500 grant when they apply by our application deadline of December 1st, 2017. Students must be accepted into the program and enroll by the deadline in order to be eligible. 

Admissions
Admissions

Here's a quick checklist for applying for Midland's RN to BSN option:

  • Apply for free online here.
  • Submit the following to the Admissions Office:
    • Official college and high school transcripts
    • Copy of registered nurse licensure
    • Two letters of recommendation
  • Apply for Financial Aid at www.fafsa.ed.gov: Code 002553

Have questions or need additional help? Contact our Admissions Office at 402-941-6226 or CGCEAdmissions@MidlandU.edu.

Apply by December 1 and receive a FREE laptop when you enroll at Midland!

  • Students who demonstrate financial need will receive a laptop computer to complete the online program. Students may elect to receive a $500 grant based on financial need in lieu of the laptop.  A completed application includes the online application form and all supporting documents and the offer is contingent upon acceptance into the program.
  • Devices will be distributed to students after submitting an enrollment deposit at the start of their first semester. Students may qualify to pick up their device as early as one week prior to the start of the semester, upon full payment of their first student bill.
  • Devices remain the property of Midland University until the start of the second semester of continuous enrollment in the RN to BSN program.  At that point, as long as the student has remained continuously enrolled and in good academic and financial standing with the University, the device will become the full property of the student. Tax implications are the responsibility of the recipient.

Courses
Courses

As licensed professionals, Registered Nurses will earn a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from Midland University by completing 24-48 semester hours of nursing credits and college humanities/pre-requisite credits to meet university degree requirements. Transfer credit will be applied to the 120-credit graduation requirement. Credit may be awarded for knowledge gained during work experience and validated by competency evaluation or portfolio review. Requirements not met by transfer credits, nursing core credits, or validation will be determined upon review of the student’s transcript. Students will meet with an advisor during the admission process to identify additional coursework to be included in the program of study.

Online nursing courses will be offered in six- to eight-week course sessions. Four eight-week courses will be offered during spring and fall academic semesters. Two six-week courses will be offered during the summer. Students are recommended to take up to two courses per session.

Prerequisite Courses

Semester
Credits
English and Humanities15
BIO 204Anatomy and Physiology I4
BIO 205Anatomy and Physiology II4
SOC 130Principles of Sociology3
PSY 120Fundamentals of Psychology3
PSY 210Fundamentals of Psychology3
CHE 122Chemistry for Health Science4
SPE 110Fundamentals of Oral Communications3
BIO 215Microbiology4
BIO 207Normal Nutrition3
BIO 220Pathophysiology3
CHE 190Pharmacology3
NUR 210Health Assessment3
MTH 210Elementary Statistics3
PHI 250Foundations of Moral Decision Making 3

Transfer Credits

RN to BSN prerequisite courses require a C to pass. Credits can easily be transferred from nationally and/or regionally accredited institutions. A total of 120 semester credit hours are needed for graduation.

Non-Nebraska residents meet state authorization.

Core Courses

Semester
Credits
NUR 372Spiritual Nursing Care3
NUR 382Multicultural Nursing3
NUR 392Nursing Research and
Evidence-Based Practice
3
NUR 415Nursing Leadership and Management3
NUR 425Professional Concepts3
NUR 462Complex Care - Gerontology3
NUR 475Nursing Perspectives in Population
Centered Care: Assessment (clinical)
3
NUR 476Nursing Perspectives in Population
Centered Care: Implementation (clinical)
3
Electives at Midland University6

All nursing courses preceded with NUR require a C+ to pass.

Nursing Electives available:

NUR 260 - Ethics for Healthcare

NUR 395 - Palliative Care Nursing

Thirty (30) credit hours must be completed at Midland University.

If all prerequisities are met prior to starting the program, full time students can complete in as little as 12 months.

In addition to prerequisite and core courses, 32 credit hours will be awarded for nursing courses taken in your associated degree nursing program.

Accreditation
Accreditation

Midland University is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and the Nursing Program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and approved by the Nebraska State Board of Nursing. Learn more about our accreditation by clicking on the link below.

Outcomes
Outcomes

You can see Midland University's School of Nursing student achievement outcome data by clicking on the link below.

Faculty
Faculty
Director of the School of Nursing
Email Address: 
quinn [at] midlandu.edu
Department: 
Nursing
Office: 
Anderson 201
Phone Number: 
402-941-6280
Assistant Director of the School of Nursing, Assistant Professor
Email Address: 
baumeister [at] midlandu.edu
Department: 
Nursing
Office: 
Anderson 201
Phone Number: 
402-941-6287
Assistant Professor
Email Address: 
brester [at] midlandu.edu
Department: 
Nursing
Office: 
Anderson 209
Phone Number: 
401-941-6223
Adjunct Professor
Email Address: 
covington [at] midlandu.edu
Department: 
Nursing
Office: 
Anderson 207
Phone Number: 
402-917-3956
Associate Professor
Email Address: 
delanie [at] midlandu.edu
Department: 
Nursing
Office: 
Anderson 212
Phone Number: 
402-941-6284
Assistant Professor
Email Address: 
hotovy [at] midlandu.edu
Department: 
Nursing
Office: 
Anderson 213
Phone Number: 
402-941-6291
Associate Professor
Email Address: 
moxnessd [at] midlandu.edu
Department: 
Nursing
Office: 
Anderson 214
Phone Number: 
402-941-6290
Assistant Professor
Email Address: 
phelan [at] midlandu.edu
Department: 
Nursing
Office: 
Anderson 205
Phone Number: 
402-941-6286
Associate Professor
Email Address: 
steed [at] midlandu.edu
Department: 
Nursing
Office: 
Anderson 208
Phone Number: 
402-941-6396
Administrative Coordinator of the School of Nursing
Email Address: 
nur1 [at] midlandu.edu
Department: 
Nursing
Office: 
Anderson 201
Phone Number: 
402-941-6281
Adjunct Professor
Email Address: 
wiesen [at] midlandu.edu
Department: 
Nursing
Office: 
Anderson 209
Phone Number: 
402-941-6223