Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing
(RN to BS) Program
UVM's RN to BS Program offers:
- Credit for previous nursing education and licensure, and non-nursing courses from other colleges
- Online courses designed for working adults
- Special tuition rates through agreements with hospitals and other employers
- Tailored academic advising
- Clinical experiences in a student's local area
Nine of the ten required program courses are offered online. The program also includes a five-day intensive summer course, which takes place in the Clinical Simulation Lab on the University of Vermont campus.
In addition to meeting UVM's general admission criteria, must have current RN license (or be eligible to take the NCLEX-RN) and a cumulative GPA of 2.5. Enrollment and continuation in the program is contingent upon successful completion of the NCLEX-RN. The RN license must be kept active while enrolled in the RN to BS program.
Apply online using the Common Application available through UVM Admissions. Admission decisions are made from January 1, 2015, through August 1, 2015. For assistance with your application, please contact Deborah.Gale@uvm.edu (UVM Admissions) or Margaret.Aitken@uvm.edu (Nursing).
The RN to BS program is administered through a partnership between the University of Vermont Department of Nursing and UVM Continuing and Distance Education. Learn more by visiting the Continuing and Distance Education RN to BS program web page.
For more information, contact:
UVM College of Nursing and Health Sciences
Phone: (802) 656-5496
Last modified April 06 2015 12:47 PM