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Second Degree B.S.N. Track

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Second Degree B.S.N. Track

The second degree B.S.N. Program track is designed for non-nurses with an earned bachelor’s degree in a disparate discipline who are interested in earning a second undergraduate degree.

To be considered for the second degree B.S.N. Program track, students are eligible to apply for admission upon completion of all required science and core general-education prerequisites. Once accepted, students complete the full-time program in 15 months using the full calendar year.

Additional Requirements for Admission
  • Apply for and be granted admission to IU South Bend.
  • Apply to IU South Bend School of Nursing’s second degree program.
  • Provide documentation showing a previously earned bachelor’s degree in a nonnursing field. Transcript(s) should demonstrate a minimum overall undergraduate degree GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.
  • A minimum application GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale is required for all core science prerequisites and general-education courses counting toward the B.S.N. degree.
  • A personal statement to include a response to a question, as directed on the application.
  • Personal interview for applicants selected from initial review by the APG committee.
  • Pass criminal background check and urine drug screen

The second degree program option typically begins studies during IU South Bend’s summer session.

All academic policies in effect for the B.S.N. degree program apply for the second degree B.S.N. Program track.

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