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How to apply

Admissions Requirements:

  • Submission of a university application

  • Submission of a college application including two references, a resume and an essay.

  • Completion of a diploma or Associate Degree in Nursing with a cumulative grade-point average of 2.75 or higher.

  • Active and unrestricted RN license to practice without probationary status.

  • Completion of all Nursing prerequisite coursework outlined below with a 2.0 or higher.

Program Prerequisite Courses (These courses must be complete before starting the RN-BSN program):

  • Anatomy and Physiology

  • PSY 101 – Introductory Psychology

Foundational Requirements (These courses may be completed before or during the RN-BSN program):

  • STT 200 – Statistical Methods

  • MMG 201 and 302 – Fundamentals of Microbiology and Lab

Students are also held to all University requirements to complete a bachelor’s degree at Michigan State.

Michigan Transfer Agreement:

Michigan State University participates in the Michigan Transfer Agreement. Students who have completed the requirements for the Michigan Transfer Agreement as part of the associate’s degree program should contact the RN to BSN advisor to discuss their options.

Credits for NCLEX:

All admitted Students who have passed the NCLEX Examination will receive 30 transfer credits upon starting the program.