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RN to BSN
The RN to BSN program is designed to enhance students’ nursing practice while building upon their current skills and abilities. Students learn to implement globally focused and culturally appropriate strategies for health promotion and disease prevention across the life span as well as develop the ability to use decision-making and leadership skills. The RN-BSN program prepares students for expanding professional roles in the health care system.
Students enrolling full-time in the classroom option can complete the nursing courses in two semesters.
- Attend only 1 class day per week
- Earn your BSN degree in 2 semesters with a total of 30 class sessions
- Cohort model – start and finish with a core group of fellow professional RN students
- 38 total credit hours of coursework (additional coursework may be required based on transfer credit)
- Accredited by Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
- Graduates of UTA College of Nursing and Health Innovation programs enjoy the reputation of excellence in health care delivery among employers and nursing leaders
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Undergraduate credit is given for courses listed in the FOSC (Coordinating Board Field of Study Curriculum) guidelines and up to 29 hours credit may be applicable for transfer from ADN or Nursing Diploma programs. The nursing coursework consists of 32 credits (9 classes). Junior students meet each Wednesday in the fall semester from 8:00 am -5:00 pm. Senior students meet each Wednesday in the spring semester from 8:00 am -5:00 pm. Full-time and part-time options are available.
In addition, students are required to complete 54 credit hours of general education coursework and 6 credit hours of upper-division electives, one of which must be a nursing course. Nursing electives are typically offered in the fall, spring, and summer semesters.
The campus-based program consists of two semesters of nursing coursework (32 credits).
Junior students meet on Wednesdays in the Fall semester from 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Senior students meet each Wednesday during the Spring semester from 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Full-time and part-time options are available.
In addition, students are required to complete 6 hours of upper-division electives, one of which must be a nursing course. Nursing electives are offered in the summer.
Basic admission requirements must be met before a student can be accepted. Prospective students must apply to the university through the Office of Admissions, pay the application fee, and submit official transcripts to the UT Arlington’s Admission’s Office. The Admission’s Office is also responsible for calculating the admission GPA.
All steps necessary to complete an application (i.e. submitting transcripts, paying fees) must be completed prior to progressing in the application process.
After admission to the University, a College of Nursing and Health Innovation (CONHI) Undergraduate Academic Advisor will review the application file for nursing specific requirements. Students should review the CONHI undergraduate program specific requirements. Specific program requirements can be found in the University Catalog – Nursing, Undergraduate Programs.
Applicants must have proof of an active and Unencumbered RN License verifiable via Nursys or State Boards of Nursing (BON)
If the license is unable to be verified, the student must send in verification. Acceptance will be on hold until the license is verified.