Nursing Major - RN-BSN Completion Program of Study (RN-BSN)

The University of Pikeville offers one option to obtain a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree: the RN-BSN completion program which is offered online. The RN-BSN program is for registered nurses who have an associate’s degree or diploma from a state-approved pre-licensure RN program and hold an unrestricted RN license. The RN-BSN program prepares the RN for evidence-based client care delivery or advanced staff and leadership positions in diverse practice environments. Graduates of the RN-BSN program are provided the foundation for graduate level education, contingent on the graduate school's admission requirements.

In either the ASN or RN-BSN program, a required non-nursing course may be taken prior to admission. However, this does not guarantee admission to nursing. Nursing (NUR) courses can only be taken in a predetermined sequence after admission to the respective nursing program.

It is the policy of the university that no student shall be excluded from participating in, be denied the benefits of or be subjected to discrimination in any program sponsored by the university because of gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, age, handicap or national origin. In order to promote a broad learning environment, the University of Pikeville welcomes applications from individuals of diverse backgrounds.

Students with Disabilities: The University of Pikeville is committed to providing students with disabilities the same educational programs and services offered other students, in accordance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008. Students with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact the Disabilities Resources Office located in the Administration Building (ADM) Room 204. Accommodations are made on an individual basis according to documented need. Additional information can be found in the University Catalog and the Student Handbook.

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