Dec 05, 2023  
2023 Siena Heights University Catalog 
2023 Siena Heights University Catalog

Nursing, B.S.N.

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 330 .

  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.