Bachelor of Science in Nursing
RN to BSN Accelerated Pathway
Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing is a single purpose institution offering an educational program leading to a baccalaureate degree in nursing (BSN). The mission of the College is to prepare men and women for the practice of professional nursing. The educational plan for the registered nurse shares the same program goals and objectives of the generic nursing program but provide an accelerated pathway.
Graduates of state-approved diploma or associate degree nursing programs may receive 33 semester hours of credit in the nursing major without examination upon satisfactory completion of the specified courses according to College policy. Registered nurses, five years or more after graduation from a state-approved program, may receive credit without examination based on an individual assessment.
Academic advisement is available at the College to assist the student with a plan for advanced placement, transfer of credit and completion of requirements.