May 30, 2020  
2019 Siena Heights University Catalog 
    
2019 Siena Heights University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nursing, B.S.N.


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The Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree Completion for Registered Nurses (RN-BSN program) was designed for licensed RN’s to earn a bachelor’s degree in nursing. Students admitted to the RN-BSN program must have graduated from an approved program of nursing; either a two-year associate degree nursing program or a hospital-based diploma degree program.

Requirements for admission:

  1. Current unencumbered RN license.
  2. Forty (40) credit hours of transfer credit in approved nursing courses.
  3. Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 from all colleges and/or universities attended. If applicant’s GPA is below 2.5, the student may be admitted on a conditional basis, as established by the School of Nursing. 

Requirements for Major


Requirements for admission into the RN-BSN program:


  1. An unencumbered license to practice as a registered nurse (RN).
  2. 40 credit hours of transfer credit in approved nursing Courses.

Cognate Requirements: 6 Credit Hours at SHU


Approved nursing courses prior to Siena up to 90 hours.


Approved elective courses.


Liberal Arts: 14-16 Credit Hours


Total for Degree: 120 Credit Hours


Other Requirements


*Substitute course for LAS 301 .

  1. All students must apply and be accepted into the Nursing program before enrolling in nursing courses.
  2. All students must meet SHU proficiency requirements.

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