RN-BS Completion Program

Nursing Care at Speare Memorial Hospital

Research indicates better patient outcomes with higher degree attainment. New Hampshire has an unusually low number of baccalaureate degree prepared nurses as compared to associate degree prepared nurses.

The completion program for RNs provides associate degree RNs a seamless transition from their AS degree to complete a baccalaureate degree.

  • Students can matriculate into the Program after successfully graduating from an Associate Degree Nursing Program.
  • Admission requirements, an unencumbered Registered Nurse license in the State of New Hampshire or are eligible for RN licensing in the State of NH.
  • 2014-15 RN Completion Program Curriculum Planning Guide

Program Characteristics

  • All nursing courses delivered online through the Division of Online & Continuing Studies.
  • Program can be completed full or part time
  • Students can enter into the program in any semester
  • 3-6 elective credits awarded for current National Nursing Certifications

How to apply

There are two ways to apply for the RN-BS Program. You may apply online at  https://ssb.plymouth.edu/psc1/bwskalog.P_DispLoginNon or by submitting the attached RN-BS Application (PDF) BS-Nursing-for-RN-Application PDF

Contact Us

Nursing Department

Chair: Mary D. Bantell

Mary Taylor House
8 a.m.–4 p.m., M–F
(Laurie Reed,
Administrative Assistant)
Fax: 603.535.2854

Mailing Address
17 High Street
MSC #57
Plymouth, NH 03264

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