Accelerated RN to B.S. in Nursing
Accelerate your nursing degree. If you have completed your associate's degree in nursing and have your RN license, this program provides you with the ideal opportunity to obtain your bachelor's degree while continuing to work in the healthcare field. Courses are offered in an accelerated seven-week format in classrooms that include the latest interactive video conferencing technology. Classes are held all day Fridays to fit into your busy life schedule
This program is offered through the Pennsylvania State University College of Nursing.
Fall Term I:
ENGL 202D - Business Writing
NURS 357 - Introduction to Nursing Informatics
NURS 390 - Transition and the Professional Nursing Role
Fall Term II:
STAT 250 - Introduction to Biostatistics
NURS 430 - Organization and Administration for the Nurse Manager
Spring Term I:
NURS 200W - Understanding and Applying Nursing Research
NURS 465 - Health Concepts for Adults with Complex Health Care Needs
Spring Term II:
NUTR 251 - Principles of Nutrition
NURS 251 - Health Assessment
Summer Term I:
CAS 100B - Effective Speech
NURS 417 - Family and Community Health Concepts
NURS 475 - Integrated Concepts in Nursing Practice
Summer Term II:
NURS 475 - (cont.) Integrated Concepts in Nursing Practice
For more information on the Accelerated RN to B.S. in Nursing program, please visit the Penn State College of Nursing website or contact the program coordinator at Penn State Schuylkill at:
Marianne T. Adam Ph.D., RN, CRNP
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Penn State Schuylkill
200 University Drive
Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972
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. When enrolled in any clinical courses, the student is responsible for obtaining necessary compliances and providing necessary proof of compliance to the institution/clinical site.
Students also are responsible for their own transportation to clinical settings and may need the use of a car.
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
RN to B.S. in Nursing
Penn State Schuylkill
- Bachelor of Science Degree for Registered Nurses (NURN)
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