Registered Nurse-to-Bachelor of Science Option (RN-to-BS)
To be eligible for admission, students must have graduated from a state-approved diploma or associate degree nursing program and be licensed as a registered nurse in Maryland or a compact state. Recent associate degree or diploma nursing graduates may be admitted pending successful completion of the NCLEX-RN. Students applying for admission to the Nursing major must either have been admitted to TU or be currently seeking admission to TU.
Students interested in this option should contact the Academic Program Manager.
Eligibility and Screening
Admission to this option is determined by the TU's Department of Nursing. RN students are required to have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50 on a 4.00 scale. Additional prerequisite courses may be required if they were not completed as part of the associate degree in nursing. For current screening requirements, visit the RN to B.S. on Nursing program page.
|NURS 333||WRITING FOR EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE: ISSUES IN PROFESSIONAL NURSING||3|
|NURS 349||HEALTH ASSESSMENT AND HEALTH PROMOTION ACROSS THE LIFESPAN||4|
|NURS 416||DIVERSITY AND SOCIAL JUSTICE IN HEALTHCARE||3|
|NURS 435||NURSING RESEARCH FOR EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE||3|
|NURS 460||NURSING & HEALTHCARE IV: OLDER ADULTS||2|
|or NURS 486||SEMINAR IN NURSING|
|NURS 476||PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING||3|
|NURS 484||NURSING LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT||3|
|NURS 489||DEGREE COMPLETION PRACTICUM||3|
|Upper-Level Elective: a 300 or 400 level course at Towson University (must be in ethics if not previously taken)||3|
|Upper-Level Elective: a 300 or 400 level course at Towson University (health related courses are encouraged)||3|
|Upper-Level Nursing Units||30|
|Proof of Maryland or Compact RN license|