NEW - Accelerated RN to B.S. in Nursing
Earn your degree in less than a year. Courses are offered in a seven-week format in special classrooms that include the latest interactive video conferencing technology.
For more information on the Accelerated RN to B.S. in Nursing program, please visit www.programs.psu.edu/BSinNursing
The major in Nursing is accredited by:
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30326
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
One Dupont Circle NW
Washington, DC 20036
Part-time and full-time students with a registered nurse license may enroll in the major at University Park or at one of seven other Penn State locations (Abington, Altoona College, Capital College, and University College: Fayette, Mont Alto, New Kensington, Schuylkill, Shenango, and Worthington Scranton).
Upon admission, previous college course work will be considered for transfer into the nursing program. The student must have earned a C or better and provide an official transcript.
Senate legislation 42-97 Credit by Portfolio Assessment enables students to receive credit for certain prescribed nursing courses. Students must carry liability insurance and have an annual health examination, and be certified in adult and child CPR when enrolled in any clinical courses.
Students also are responsible for their own transportation to clinical settings and may need the use of a car.
Criminal background and child abuse history clearances are required.
Click HERE for a recommended academic plan for the bachelor of science degree in Nursing at Penn State Schuylkill.
For admissions information on how to apply to Penn State Schuylkill, contact:
David Chavira, Adult Enrollment Coordinator
Click on the above logo to download the RN to BS program brochure
R.N. to B.S. in Nursing
Penn State Schuylkill
- Bachelor of Science Degree for Registered Nurses (NURN)
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