RN to MSN
Prospective Student Transcript Review Session
RN to BSN and RN to MSN options will hold unofficial Transcript Evaluation Days on February 6, 2013 and May 22, 2013. Please bring copies of all college transcripts with you as you will be able to meet with an RN-BSN/RN-MSN advisor to discuss the options and have your transcripts unofficially evaluated. RN-BSN/RN-MSN advisors will be available during the timeframes of 10 am to noon and 1 pm to 3 pm to perform unofficial transcript evaluations.
The Transcript Evaluation Day will take place in ECU College of Nursing which is housed in the Health Sciences Building on the East Carolina University Health Sciences (West) Campus.
Please respond to ECUNURSESTUDENTSVC@ecu.edu for additional information.
The RN to MSN option provides educational mobility for registered nurses who are seeking a Master of Science in Nursing. Through full-time or part-time study, RNs are provided the opportunity to advance their professional careers. The RN to MSN option is highly selective. Students complete undergraduate pre-requisite courses and 15-18 semester hours of RN to BSN coursework before they are eligible for entry into the MSN program. Graduates receive the MSN but do not receive a BSN. Students interested in the nurse anesthesia concentration must have earned a baccalaureate degree in a related field to be eligible for the RN to MSN option.
A 3.0 grade point average must be maintained in the required upper-division RN to BSN courses to be eligible to continue in the RN to MSN option.
After completion of the required RN to BSN courses, the RN to MSN student will apply to the graduate school for admission to the MSN program. The student will be assigned a graduate advisor to work within planning/completing the MSN curriculum.
The RN to MSN student earns 34 semester hours of placement credit upon completion of NURS 3025, Health Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning. An additional 3 semester hours of credit will be earned upon successful completion of the required upper-division nursing courses.
For more information, please visit the ECU Undergraduate Catelog.
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