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Alex GarciaPictured | Alex Garcia | Bachelor of Science in Nursing | Goshen, Indiana (hometown)

Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program for Registered Nurses

(RN to BSN / RN–BSN)

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

The nursing curriculum is 100% online through the statewide Indiana University 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

Newly admitted and transfer students and may register for classes following an advising appointment to guide registration. Students with a declared major are advised by their academic units. To contact an advisor, 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:

  • Nursing credits prior to admission (33 cr.)
  • General Education (33 cr.)
  • Nursing required courses (33 cr.)
  • Required (27 cr.)
  • Electives (6 cr.)
  • Free electives (21 cr.)
    May be nursing elective courses

  • Students may transfer up to 64 credits from an accredited two year or hospital program and up to 90 credit hours from an accredited four year college or university.
  • All courses are 3 credit hours, unless otherwise noted.

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2023-2024 Campus Bulletin
2022-2023 Campus Bulletin
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

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