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RN to BSN 2016 Summer Graduating Class

RN to BSN Track

Why go back to school?    CAREER ADVANCEMENT!

If your career goal is to become a shift leader, nurse director, clinical manager, or build the bridge to become an advanced practice nurse, the Irene Ransom Bradley School of Nursing at Pittsburg State University is available to help you achieve your educational goals.

Application is available in January. See Resources section on this page for application link. Applications will be accepted until 4:30PM on March 15, 2017.  Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.  Please call 620-235-4431 if you have questions regarding late applications.

Pittsburg State University is accredited by
The Higher Learning Commission: A Commission of The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

The Irene Ransom School of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

Bachelor of Science in Nursing Courses

Fall Semester
NURS 304: Advancing Careers: Transitioning into Baccalaureate Nursing 3
NURS 321: Health Assessment for the Registered Nurse 4
NURS 340: Nurse's Role in Health Promotion 2
NURS 407: Gerontology for the Registered Nurse 2
NURS 484: Evidence-Based Research for the Registered Nurse 2
Spring Semester
NURS 503: Population Based Health Care 4
NURS 505: Leadership Roles and Management for the Registered Nurse 4
NURS 665: Pathophysiology and Pharmacology for the Registered Nurse 3
NURS 668: Health Care Policy Today and in the Future for the Registered Nurse 2
Summer Semester
NURS 670: Family Health Care Nursing with Practicum 4
Total nursing credit hours required: 30
Total credit hours for upper division nursing major (includes 32 hours from an associate degree program in nursing) 62
Total credit hours general education and nursing's required general education courses 62-66
Total hours required for graduation: 124


Contact us for more information on the RN to BSN Track

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RN to BSN Highlights

• Campus visits varying 1-2 visits per semester

• Full-time and Part-Time options available

• Combination of online and hybrid courses

• No supervised hospital clinicals

• Total nursing credits required 30

Contact Information

Jan Schiefelbein, Ph.D., RN (contact)
     RN to BSN Coordinator
Gena Coomes, MSN, CNS (contact)
     RN to BSN Faculty
Irene Irene Ransom Bradley School of Nursing
107 McPherson Hall
Pittsburg State University
Pittsburg, KS 66762-7514

Peggy Totman (contact)
     Senior Administrative Specialist
Irene Ransom Bradley School of Nursing
101 McPherson Hall
Pittsburg State University
Pittsburg, KS  66762-7514

Phone: 620-235-4431
Fax: 620-235-4449