RN to BSN ADMISSION

 

Registered Nurse Admission Requirements.   

Graduates of diploma and associate degree nursing programs who hold current licensure in the state of Alabama may complete requirements for the B.S.N. in the Department of Nursing. Tuskegee University Department of Nursing offers a flexible plan for registered nurses, which leads to the Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing.  The flexibility of course scheduling and individualized clinical arrangements reflect the faculty's philosophy about independent learning opportunities for all students enrolled in the Department of Nursing.Credits for Pre-Professional Phase courses may be earned by enrolling in courses at Tuskegee University, transferred from junior/senior colleges and universities, or earned through CLEP Examinations.

Graduates of diploma and associate degree nursing programs who hold current licensure in the state of Alabama may complete requirements for the B.S.N. in the Department of Nursing. Tuskegee University Department of Nursing offers a flexible plan for registered nurses, which leads to the Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing.  The flexibility of course scheduling and individualized clinical arrangements reflect the faculty's philosophy about independent learning opportunities for all students enrolled in the Department of Nursing. Credits for Pre-Professional Phase courses may be earned by enrolling in courses at Tuskegee University, transferred from junior/senior colleges and universities, or earned through CLEP Examinations.

Program Requirements

1.   Meet the general requirements for admission to the University
2.   Current Alabama Registered Nurse Licensure
3.   Receipt of official transcript(s) from previous college(s)/university attended
4.  Successful completion of Pre-Professional Courses (transfer, CLEP, SAT/ACT)
5.  Current CPR certificate (Adult & Child)
6.  Evidence of a Physical Examination performed within the last one year.
7.  Negative screen for Drug and Alcohol.  Testing will be arranged by the Department of Nursing.
8.  Evidence of current vaccinations. (See Appendix D)
9.  Evidence of current liability insurance.
10. Evidence of a “clear” background check.
 

Graduates of nursing programs outside of the United States.

Graduates of nursing programs outside the United States who holds current licensure in their respective countries should apply for and obtain licensure in the United States and the state of Alabama in order to be admitted as a Registered Nurse Student.

Graduates of nursing programs outside of the United States who do not hold current licensure in the United States will be admitted on the same basis as regular freshmen and will follow the program as outlined until licensure in the United States is obtained.