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RN-BSN Graduating Class of 2017
Row 1 (left to right): Stephanie Lockwood, Melissa Westhoff, Jessica Thomas, Dawn Glass, Carmen Chaves-Martinez, Marta Cannon, Lea Schibi, Karen Fuller, Alicia Spradling
Row 2: Katelyn Dennigan, Rachael Brooks, Jennifer Greene, Shelley Diehl, Megan McDermed, Miranda Plumlee, Jacqueline Betteridge, Kelsey Akin
Row 3: James Steve Rice, Samantha Goodell, Sharena Heathman, Leslie Bedene, Tosha Williams, Bobbie Napier, Vickie Strein, Julie Simmons

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.

Spring 2018 application is available September 21, 2017. See Resources section on this page for application link starting in September. Applications will be accepted until 4:30PM on November 15, 2017.  Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.  Please call 620-235-4431 if you have questions regarding late applications.

Fall 2018 application will be available in January 2018. See Resources section on this page for application link starting in January. Applications will be accepted until 4:30PM on March 15, 2018.  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)


RN-BSN Spring Admission
Bachelor of Science in Nursing Courses

Spring Semester
NURS 304: Advancing Careers: Transitioning into Baccalaureate Nursing 3
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
Fall Semester
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 or 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

RN-BSN Fall Admission
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

• Entirely online beginning January 2018

• Full-time and Part-Time options available

• 24/7 access to courses on Canvas

• Flexible course scheduling and academic advising

• 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)
     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