Oct 14, 2019  
2019-2020 General Catalog 
    
2019-2020 General Catalog

Nursing - RN to BSN Emphasis (B.S.N.)


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Program Information

Application Procedure

The selective admission process for RN to BSN students is once a year (summer). Admission packets and deadlines are available from the Department of Nursing and College of Science & Engineering Student Success Advisors or on the department website. SUU Department of Nursing admission is competitive and based on review of all application materials.

Minimum requirements to apply for admission include the following:

  • Acceptance to SUU with all transcripts transferred to SUU (a $40.00 non-refundable application fee and official transcripts are required).
  • Undergraduate cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.
  • MATH 1040 - Statistics  grade cannot be less than a “C” (2.0) to be qualified.
  • Completed admission application for the RN to BSN Degree Program.

To Graduate with a Baccalaureate Degree in the State of Utah

The RN to BSN student needs a minimum of 120 credits with 40 of those credits being upper-division courses. Students must complete at least 30 credits at SUU.

General Education (0-37 Credits)


An Associate of Science (AS) degree from a Utah State Institution (USHE) satisfies General Education/pre-admission requirements if the degree includes the American Institutions Requirement (see General Education ) and MATH 1040 - Statistics . If not, these courses must be taken prior to graduation. All other degree types will be evaluated on an individual basis. Some or all of the General Education classes may need to be completed before students can graduate.

Free Upper-Division Electives (10 Credits)


  • Complete a minimum of 10 credits of upper-division electives (courses numbered 3000-4999). This requirement may be fulfilled by credits earned prior to matriculation the RN to BSN program.

Total Credits, B.S.N. Degree (not including transfer courses): 30+