Description
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Nursing (Completion Program)

Nursing (Completion Program) (NUR COM BSN)

121-134 Credits

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN NURSING  •  121-134 CREDITS  •  NUR COM BSN
(COMPLETION PROGRAM)


This program is designed for currently licensed registered nurses who are seeking a bachelor’s degree in nursing. The purpose of the bachelor’s degree nursing program at Davenport University is to prepare the graduates to advance in the nursing profession through the use of critical thinking, advanced assessment skills, communication, collaborating practices, applied research, self-directed learning, leadership and management skills. This program prepares registered nurses for nursing practice of patients and their support systems across the continuum of care and in communities.

Preadmission Requirements:

  • Must possess a current active unencumbered and unrestricted Registered Nurse License
  • Must have at least a cumulative GPA of 2.5 from previous nursing program
  • Must provide a copy of a current, approved CPR card

Transfer/Advanced Standing Credit

  • 60 credit hours of transfer credit will be granted for the completion of an associate degree nursing program with a minimum GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • 30 credit hours of advanced standing credit will be granted for successful completion of the NCLEX

*All BIOL prefixed courses taken as requirements in the Nursing programs require a C+ or better grade for successful completion.

** Students who are not proficient in computer usage (internet searching, word processing, keyboarding skills) are encouraged to take BITS101 Computer Essentials, CISP100 Introduction to Computers or CISP111 Requirements Planning and Development (3 credit hours).

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree requirements must be met based on the catalog year of acceptance to the BSN Completion Program.

Which class should I take? When should I take it?

See our Recommended Program Sequences:

Nursing Pre-Licensure

Nursing Pre-Licensure (P-LIC RN BSN)

120-133 Credits

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN NURSING PRE-LICENSURE  •  120-133 CREDITS  •  P-LIC RN BSN

This program is designed for students who have chosen to pursue a career as a professional nurse. The purpose of the bachelor’s degree nursing program at Davenport University is to prepare the graduate with the skill and knowledge ­necessary to function in the role of the professional nurse through the use of critical thinking, advanced assessment skills, communication, collaborating practices, applied research, self-directed learning, leadership and management skills, systems thinking, and professional development. This program prepares graduates for nursing practice across the continuum of care and in communities.

Program seats are limited and entry is competitive. Students are admitted to the program based on their cumulative GPA, TEAS scores, professional recommendations, and a personal essay. Students who meet admissions criteria will be provisionally admitted to the program pending completion of the Criminal Background Check (CBC) and Drug Screen (DS).

*All BIOL and CHEM prefixed courses taken as requirements in the Nursing programs require a C+ or better grade for successful completion.

*Upon acceptance of a nursing seat, the following courses within the Nursing Pre-Licensure BSN program are required to be completed at Davenport University (BIOL110/110L, BIOL221/221L, BIOL222/222L, BIOL211/211L, BIOL312, CHEM150/150L). Credits for required biology courses will not be transferred after nursing seat acceptance.

*Nursing Pre-Licensure BSN students may take online offerings with permission of the Nursing Department.

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree requirements must be met based on the catalog year of acceptance to the BSN Nursing Pre-Licensure program.

Which class should I take? When should I take it?

See our Recommended Program Sequences: