RN-to-BSN or RN-to-MSN Education

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RN-to-BSN or RN-to-MSN Education
RN-to-BSN or RN-to-MSN Education
Program Highlights
• Flexible online curriculum allows working nurses to
balance career and family
• Clinical focus enables you to grow in your area of
practice
• Advanced teaching emphasis enables graduates to
instruct future generations of the profession
• 30 credit hours of nursing course work to complete
BSN degree
• Preparation for the national certification exam in
nursing education (for MSN candidates)
• Students receive the Aggie Ring upon graduation,
the most visible symbol of the Aggie network
connecting Aggies around the world
Entry
Term
Spring
Summer
Application
Opening Date
Deadline Date for
All Credentials
Step 1: Nursing CAS
May 1
Nursing CAS
August 1
Step 2: Apply Texas
August 1
Apply Texas
October 15
*priority deadline
August 15
Step 1: Nursing CAS
November 1
Nursing CAS
January 15
Step 2: Apply Texas
January 1
Apply Texas
March 1
No fall entry available.
ON-CAMPUS SUPPORT
Bryan-College Station • Dallas
Round Rock • McAllen
First Class
Day
January
(Spring
Term)
June
(Summer
Term)
Application Requirements
• Associate degree in nursing from an accredited college
• Current, unencumbered RN license to practice in the
State of Texas
Step 1
1.Nursing CAS Application and non-refundable
application fee
2.Official college transcripts from ALL schools previously
attended sent to NursingCAS
3.Prerequisite and core curriculum courses with a
minimum grade of “C”; all must be completed by the
first class day
4.Official high school transcript sent to NursingCAS
5.Essay/Personal Statement submitted through
NursingCAS
6.One reference required submitted through
NursingCAS
The CON will contact all applicants once NursingCAS
shows application as “verified”.
Once this communication is received, move to Step 2.
Step 2
1.Apply Texas transfer application & nonrefundable
application fee
2.Activate Texas A&M admissions portal, Applicant
Information System (AIS), upon receipt of email
instructions
Important Notes:
• Applicants with foreign credentials must submit an
official transcript evaluation report to NursingCAS and
proof of English proficiency (TOEFL)
• Applicants who completed RN through a bridge (LVN
to RN or EMS to RN) should speak to an advisor for
more information
View the CON website for further application information
Application Notes
Admission Criteria
1. Overall GPA
3. Associate Degree GPA
5. Reference
7. Leadership
2. Nursing Science GPA
4. Personal Statement
6. Community Service
8. Professional Activities
Academic history of repeats/failures/withdrawals may
disadvantage applicant
Prerequisite Courses
Prerequisites may be planned or in progress during the application
cycle, but must be completed with a grade of “C” or better, before
the program start date. The courses may be completed at any
regionally accredited college or university.
CREDIT
HOURS
REQUIRED COURSES
It is extremely important that transcripts are
requested EARLY. Enter all information in the
“Colleges Attended” section of the NursingCAS
application and follow instructions to request all
transcripts. Transcripts received after the application
deadline will cause your file to be incomplete.
Scholarships & Financial Aid
Texas A&M University offers many financial aid
options to help you pay for college costs. To qualify,
you must complete the FAFSA at fafsa.ed.gov.
Use the Texas A&M school Code 003632.
COMMUNICATION
English Composition (ENG 1301 or 1302)
3
English Composition, Technical Writing or Public
Speaking
3
Student Testimonial
“The online RN-to-BSN allowed
HISTORY/GOVT/SOCIAL/ BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES
US History
6
me to acquire new skills that will
Political Science (Federal and Texas)
6
transition into the workforce,
General Psychology or Sociology
3
ultimately enhancing my nursing
Life Span Growth & Development Psychology
3
practice. The integration of theory,
MATHEMATICS
Two courses from core curriculum±
technology, research, ethics and
6
health care policy ensure I am well
LIFE & PHYSICAL SCIENCES
prepared for the next phase of my
Introductory Biology
4
Anatomy & Physiology
8
– Colleen Hunter-Gaudreau
Chemistry Introductory or General
4
Graduate
Microbiology
4
Nutrition
3
career.”
OTHER COURSES
Language/philosophy/culture: Any course listed on
TAMU core curriculum
3
Creative Arts: Any course listed on TAMU core
curriculum
3
FOREIGN LANGUAGE
Proficiency in a foreign language is required. Can be met by
taking two years of same language in high school, 8 college
credits, or through credit by exam.
*Students applying to the RN-to-MSN program must have
completed a 3 semester credit hour course in Elementary
Statistics.
**All students are required to fulfill the 9 credit hour Life &
Physical Sciences core requirement for Texas A&M University.
±If applying from a Texas public institution, may take 3 hours
of math that meets institution’s core. The remaining 3 hours
must come from TAMU core math courses.
See core.tamu.edu for TAMU core curriculum table.
Connect with us
Office of Student Affairs
ADVISING
[email protected]
979-436-0110
www.facebook.com/tamhsccon
twitter.com/tamhsc_con
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