Nurses Can Earn Their BSN at a Flexible Pace
BEFORE YOU APPLY
- The RN-BSN program is offered at Spokane, Vancouver, Yakima, Tri-Cities, Walla Walla and online.
- Applicants must consult with an academic advisor at their desired site for assistance with the application process.
- Students must complete College of Nursing prerequisite courses and WSU General Education Requirements (GERs) or WSU’s University Common Requirements (UCORE) or equivalent course work. Some Associate of Arts (AA), Associate of Science (AS), or Bachelor’s degrees may satisfy these requirements. Check with your academic advisor or compare your completed courses at the Transfer Course Equivalencies Guide.
- A current, unencumbered Washington State RN License or eligibility for licensure is required.
- Applicants must be at junior standing (60 semester hours/90 quarter hours), have a direct transferable AA/AS degree, or have a bachelor’s degree.
- Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher in all college course work.
- College of Nursing’s prerequisite courses - Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
- Minimum grade for each prerequisite course - 2.0. (Pass/satisfactory grades and CLEP scores are not accepted).
- Students are required to submit CPR certification, immunization records, and completed tuberculosis testing, which must be obtained prior to entering the nursing program.
- Clinical placement is contingent upon a satisfactory criminal background clearance.
- National Background Clearance and Liability Insurance upon acceptance to the College of Nursing.
Note: Preference is given to Washington State residents or students eligible for the Border Bill.