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Nursing RN-BSN, B.Sc.

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In the program, you'll develop critical thinking skills for clinical decision-making, prepare to collaborate in multidisciplinary work, shift focus from care of individuals within a community to the health of a community, refine professional communication, and develop leadership skills.


The Slippery Rock University RN to BSN program offers you a quality education at one of the most reasonable costs in the nation. Through our classes, you'll build a professional foundation for your nursing career and gain the knowledge and skills needed for advancement in clinical ladder programs. You'll also develop the team skills and technological savvy to provide leadership in managed care environments.

Our nursing program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and SRU is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The RN to BSN program at SRU was one of the first regionally accredited nursing programs to transition to the online format. As a result, our faculty bring 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Medical/Health Care Ethics
  • Statistics for Social Sciences
  • Intro to Health Care Informatics
  • Nursing in Transition
  • The Teaching-Learning Proc in Nsg
  • Group Process for Nursing
  • Evid Based Health Assess & Promo
  • Deliv of Nsg Care in Manag Care Env
  • Nursing Research 
  • Community and Public Health Nsg
  • Nsg Care Mgmt in Today’s Healthcare Env
  • Politics &Policy in Nsg & Healthcare
  • Financial Mgmt for Nsg Case Managers
  • Leadership in Nsg & Healthcare Syst
  • Innovative Techn for Healthy Comm
  • Devel Transcult Awaren Among Hlth Professionals
  • Cardiovascular Funct: Assessm & Treatment
  • Advanced Healthcare Informatics
  • Nursing for Palliative and End-of—Life Issues
  • Social Media and Healthcare

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Official High School transcripts (including a 12th grade class schedule if applicable)
  • Official SAT or ACT scores
  • $30 application fee
  • Complete the application for admission (NO FEE).
  • Submit official, English-translated copies of all secondary course work completed,
  • Submit a copy of your passport - copy of the picture page.
  • All applicants must verify finances. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    644 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 644 USD per credit and a duration of .
  • National

    322 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 322 USD per credit and a duration of .
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Living costs for Grove City

  • 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.


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