Three Paths to a Bachelor of Science in NursingThe MSU College of Nursing offers a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program that provides a broad professional preparation - integrating biological, physical and behavioral sciences as well as the humanities.
For first-degree undergraduate students
This full-time, four-semester, upper-division option is designed for students who have completed a minimum of 56 credits and required prerequisite courses.
Accelerated Second Degree BSN
For students already holding a bachelor's degree or higher in another field
Those who have already earned a bachelor's degree or higher in another field are eligible to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing on an accelerated timetable in this full-time, 14-month option.
BSN for Registered Nurses
For registered nurses holding an associate's degree or diploma in nursing and currently hold an unrestricted RN license
This Web-based option offers flexibility for registered nurses who seek to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. The program includes clinical practice in community health and leadership at sites convenient to students.
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), and is approved by the Michigan Board of Nursing.