RN-BSN to MSN Admission Requirements

  • A nursing diploma or Associate Degree in Nursing from an institution accredited by an agency recognized by either the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or the U.S. Department of Education.*

  • A minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale.

  • Current, active unrestricted RN license in the U.S. or in a jurisdiction that is an associate member of the NCSBN. Before entering any clinical/practicum courses, students must provide proof of current, active unrestricted license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state where the student will conduct the clinical(s). Students who fail to maintain an active, unrestricted license throughout their clinical/practicum courses do not meet the clinical/practicum requirements and cannot progress. Students are expected to maintain RN licensure throughout the entire program of study as a professional best-practice.

  • CGPA of 3.0 or greater in RN to BSN coursework (minimum of 23 credit hours of coursework must be taken at Chamberlain, excluding NR-447 and NR-451).** 

  • Completion of all liberal arts and sciences courses for the BSN degree. 

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Licensure Requirements: Chamberlain is committed to preparing graduates for professional nursing practice. To achieve this goal, students in the RN to BSN option must maintain a current, active license to practice nursing in the U.S. or in a jurisdiction that is an associate member of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN). All students must maintain licensure throughout the program of study. Failure to do so will result in a dismissal from the College.


* Degrees obtained from non-U.S. schools will be considered based on evaluation of transcripts by a National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES) approved evaluating agency. 


** For the 129 curriculum, minimum of 25 credit hours of coursework must be taken at Chamberlain, excluding NR-447 and NR-451.
 
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