In this online program, students do not obtain a baccalaureate degree and so need careful advising to ensure that this plan of study is appropriate for their career goals. Students complete three semesters (one year) of bridge courses designed to prepare them for success in a graduate program. After successful completion of the bridge, students enter the MSN program.
- Requires a diploma or associate degree in nursing from an accredited college or university, minimum of 3 years of nursing experience, or a clinical recommendation
- Active RN License in the state in which you practice
- GPA of 3.0 (A lower GPA may be accepted upon interview and conditions set at the discretion of the Program Director.)
- Resume or CV
- One- to two-page essay regarding career goals
- Upon acceptance into the RN-MSN program, additional paperwork may be required.
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Professional Licensure Notice
In earning your BSN from Wilson College Nursing, you will meet all of the necessary requirements to sit for the National Council Licensure Exam (NCLEX – RN) and can move forward with Nursing Licensure in the state of Pennsylvania.
Other states that Wilson College Nursing graduates have sat for the NCLEX – RN include: Maryland, Florida, New York, Louisiana, Virginia and West Virginia .
If you plan to practice your nursing profession in a state not listed above, please visit nursinglicensure.org for requirements by state.