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Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program for Registered Nurses

(RN to BSN / RN–BSN)

The IU South Bend School of Nursing RN–BSN degree is a program for Registered Nurses (RN) continuing their education. The BSN degree strives to involve the RN’s talents, experiences, and expertise in the curriculum. As such, the curriculum prepares an RN generalist in professional nursing and serves as the basis for graduate studies. The purpose of the bachelor’s degree program is to offer a creative curriculum for the education of the professional nurse competent in meeting the current and future health needs of society.

The nursing curriculum is in an all online format through the statewide RN–BSN consortium. The consortium provides a variety of courses and faculty while the IU South Bend campus provides personal advising and support. Please see the website for additional information

Advising holds are placed on all Dwyer College of Health Sciences newly admitted and transfer students and are released following advising appointments to guide registration. Students with a declared major are advised by their academic units. To determine who your advisor is and how to contact them, log into the Student Center at One.IU.

Degree Requirements

Students receiving the Bachelor of Science in Nursing for Registered Nurses must complete 120 total credit hours including:

  • General Education Curriculum (33 cr.)
  • Major concentration and elective requirements (30 cr.)
  • Students may transfer 57 credits from the Associate Degree

  • All courses are 3 credit hours, unless otherwise noted.

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Academic Bulletins

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2021-2022 Campus Bulletin
2020-2021 Campus Bulletin
2019-2020 Campus Bulletin
2018-2019 Campus Bulletin
2017-2018 Campus Bulletin
2016-2017 Campus Bulletin
2015-2016 Campus Bulletin
2014-2015 Campus Bulletin

Please be aware that the PDF is formatted from the webpages; some pages may be out of order.