Jun 21, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BSN Degree Completion Sequence (RN-BSN, Post-Licensure)

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Specific offerings for each semester may be found in the Schedule of Classes.

Oakland University’s online RN to BSN equips you to take your career to the next level. Designed for registered nurses, our RN to BSN program combines academic rigor with online convenience. You can complete the 32-credit RN to BSN program in as little as 12 months, while deepening your knowledge of patient-centered care, evidence-based practice, information technology, and culturally competent care.

The School of Nursing offers an RN-BSN track for registered nurses with an Associate’s Degree in Nursing (ADN) and who possess a valid and unrestricted RN license. A cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher from the student’s ADN program is required for unconditional admission to the RN-BSN track Students seeking admission to the RN-BSN track must first apply to Oakland University through the OU Office of Undergraduate Admissions. The School of Nursing will verify the applicant’s unrestricted RN license. Students admitted to the RN-BSN track will be required to meet all Oakland University general education requirements and should seek guidance regarding transcript evaluation and obtaining the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA) through the School
of Nursing Academic Advising office.

Applicants who have been dismissed from a BSN completion program or who have ever received two (or more) grades in nursing courses below B- must obtain SON permission to apply to the BSN Degree Completion Sequence (RN-BSN Track). For more information, contact SON Academic Advising.

Requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing - BSN Degree: BSN Degree Completion Sequence (RN-BSN) Track for Registered Nurses

Students must complete all academic requirements identified in the SON plan of study.



32 Total Nursing Credits

University Transfer policy

Students admitted to OU SON from a regionally accredited Associate’s Degree in Nursing Program (ADN), may transfer a maximum of 63 credits as established by the university transfer policy. Students transferring in without the completion of the Michigan Transfer Agreement, please reference the general education transfer guide for courses that satisfy individual categories.

Additional 30 Prior Learning credits

Oakland University awards an additional 30 prior learning credits awarded for successful completion of the NCLEX-RN.

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