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RN to BSN

About

The RN to BSN program option was created out of a need to provide Registered Nurses a way to advance professionally as a nurse leader. To view more detailed information on the RN to BSN program outcomes and accreditation, please visit our about page.

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Prerequisites

Students who enter the RN to BSN program option need to have earned their associate degree or a diploma in nursing before being considered for the program option. During the RN to BSN program of study, students will complete a minimum of 30 credits at Midland University. 

Midland University’s School of Nursing allows students to transfer in 90 credits towards the 120-credit graduation requirement. 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.

 

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. Please note: Non-Nebraska residents meet state authorization. Transfer courses approved for credit will be evaluated to meet the associated DRIVE requirement. 

*DRIVE – D - Digital Fluency   R - Research and Critical Thinking   I - Innovation   V- Vocation and Leadership   E -  Engagement and Expression W - Writing; Within the 12 credits of required Humanities and Social Science Common Courses students are required to complete courses from at least 4 different attributed prefixes or disciplines. Within the 12 credits of required Lab Science courses students are required to complete 1 course from at least 2 different attributed prefixes or disciplines. Courses listed above with D, R, I, V, E, W, indicate the DRIVE attributed courses in the nursing curriculum. Additional Midland University courses necessary to meet DRIVE requirements will be listed in the Academic Catalog. Advisers will guide students with meeting the Midland University DRIVE requirements when registering for courses. The required Math course in the nursing major may meet the math requirement if a student demonstrates proficiency beyond MTH 101. All nursing courses preceded with NUR require a C+ to pass. All support courses/prerequisites indicated by ** require a C to pass. Clinical/Practicum hours are 1:3 hours/week of contact time per credit. Some academic programs, including Nursing, require more than this minimum.  

Prerequisite Courses

Course #

Course Name 

*DRIVE 

Credits 

Varies 

Composition I & II, and courses that meet DRIVE requirements      

Varies

15

**BIO 204

Anatomy and Physiology  I   

R

4

**BIO 205 

Anatomy and Physiology II

4

**SOC 130

Principles of  Sociology  

I

3

**COM 101

Oral Communication 

E

3

**CHE 122

Chemistry for Health Science 

R

4

**PSY 120

Fundamentals of Psychology  

R

3

**PSY 210 

Developmental Psychology 

R

3

** BIO 215 

Microbiology 

R

4

** BIO 207 

Normal Nutrition 

3

**BIO 325

Pathophysiology 

3

** CHE 190

Pharmacology

3

NUR 210

Health Assessment

3

**MTH 140 

College Algebra   - May not need to take this course if proficiency met. 

3

**MTH 210 

Elementary Statistics

R

3

**PHI 250

Foundations of Moral Decision Making 

E

3

Total possible credits 

64

Core Courses & Electives

Online nursing courses will be offered during spring, summer, and fall academic semesters. Courses are typically offered in seven week sessions. Students are recommended to take up to two courses per semester.

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Course #

Course Name 

*DRIVE 

Semester Offered 

Credits 

NUR 425R 

Professional Concepts 

R, W

Fall 

3

NUR 415R 

Nursing Leadership and Management 

D

Fall

3

NUR 392R

Nursing Research and Evidence - Based Practice 

R, W

Fall - even years

3

NUR 395R 

Palliative Nursing Care (Elective) 

Fall - odd years

3

NUR 260R

Ethics for Healthcare (Elective)

Spring

3

NUR 372R

Spiritual Nursing Care

Spring

3

NUR 475R

Nursing Perspectives in Population Centered Care: Assessment (Clinical) 

E

Spring 

3

NUR 476R 

Nursing Perspectives in Population Centered Care: Implementation (Clinical)

V

Spring 

3

NUR 382R 

Multicultural Nursing 

Summer

3

NUR 462R

Complex Care Gerontology 

I

Summer 

3

Electives 

Additional electives may be taken at Midland University 

Total possible credits including Core Courses and Electives 

30

All nursing courses preceded with NUR require a C+ to pass. Thirty (30) credit hours must be completed at Midland University.

If all prerequisites are met prior to starting this program option, full-time students will be able to complete their degree in as little as 12 months.