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Nursing - RN to BSN Completion Program

Ferris State University

48 months
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21042 USD/year
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12908 USD/year
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About

The Nursing - RN to BSN Completion Program at Ferris State University completion program is based upon a learner-centered instructional approach and builds upon your prior learning.

Overview

There are many opportunities for nurses with experience and a BSN degree. Traditionally a field that provided a constant number of nursing career opportunities, health care is now growing at an unprecedented rate. Driven by technological developments, rapid advancements in disease prevention and health promotion, increased public awareness of health concerns, and a booming, aging population, this field offers you a wide variety of job openings, ranging from traditional but expanded patient care to health care administration .

Students with a diploma or associate degree in nursing and a RN license can complete Ferris' Bachelor's degree (BSN) on a part or full time basis.  

The Nursing - RN to BSN Completion Program at Ferris State University reduces unnecessary repetition to minimize your investment of time and money. Designed expressly for associate degree and diploma RNs who want to further their educational growth and development.

Career

You will acquire the skills and the self-assurance that will qualify you for diverse career opportunities when you graduate. You will be prepared to lead health care teams, coordinate and plan nursing care for a variety of clients, collaborate with other health professionals, and make confident, independent decisions.

Nurses with BSN degrees typically earn higher salaries than ADN or diploma nurses with the additional opportunities to assume leadership roles in community and health care institutions. The BSN degree also provides the foundation for graduate nursing programs. Advanced practice nurses with education beyond the BSN can earn salaries up to $115,000 per year, depending on the specialty and location of employment.

Programme Structure

Course include:

  • Orientation to Medical Vocabulary
  • The U.S. Health Care Systems
  • Safety Issues in Health Care
  • Statistics in Health Care
  • Community Nursing

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Credits

121 alternative credits

121-124

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
5.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • To be eligible for the RN to BSN completion program you must have a Registered Nursing (RN) license, a cumulative GPA of 2.5 in the basic nursing program (ADN or Diploma). 
  • Other prerequisites include the general education requirements for the AAS degree at Ferris. A completed application, copy of the RN license and official transcripts from other educational institutions are all that is required for the application process.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21042 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21042 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    12908 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12908 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    12908 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12908 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Big Rapids

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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