Getting Admissions to BSN Program from RN

Saturday, August 25, 2012

Getting Admissions to BSN Program from RN

Getting a BSN degree will open new doors of opportunities and career options in the competitive job market. However, to enrol in a BSN program, there are certain prerequisites and requirements you need to meet. Listed below are the academic requirements and prerequisites you must satisfy in order to get an entry to a BSN program.

·         An applicant must hold at least a high school diploma or an equivalent GED and is required to have an acceptable GPA of 2.0 or higher.

·         The students are required to have grade C or better performance in biology, English, chemistry and mathematics. A student with solid background on science, especially health related subjects are given top priority.

·         The applicant needs to have an unrestricted RN license to practice nursing and must complete nursing from an official institution.

·         If you are planning to join an online BSN program from RN, then you need to have a well configured computer for video chatting and streaming with a fast internet connection. Since most of the discussions are presented electrically, you need to have basic knowledge on computer and internet.

·         The students must complete and pass the criminal background check and drug test in order to be eligible for the program.

·         The applicant needs to provide a recent full body check-up report as well as a recent immunization report during the admission process.

·         The admissions to the top RN to BSN program are normally competitive. The students with excellent record on the academic report and previous programs will get top priority.

·         The students may need to take and pass the entrance exam in order to get admission. Therefore, you need to be well prepared. You may be asked to have an interview with the program director so make sure that you are prepared for these things.

·         In order to apply for the program, the students may need to pay for an application form. They need to fill the form and submit it along with the official transcripts from the previously attended institutions, documents and reference letters from previous programs and work field, and other required documents before the deadline.

The admission requirements and the prerequisites vary from school to school. So make sure that you are well informed about the requirements of the program you are planning to join.

 Author’s Bio:

Mr Pemba is a career writer, and here he talks about all the aspects of doing BSN nursing from RN. He has been working in this field for 10 years.

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