RN-BS Program

Nursing Care at Speare Memorial Hospital


The RN-BS Program provides associate degree RNs a seamless transition from their AS degree to complete a baccalaureate degree.

Program Characteristics

  • All nursing theory courses are offered online.
  • 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.

Progression in Nursing Requirements

  • A minimum grade of C in all nursing prerequisite courses
  • Maintain a 2.5 GPA in all prerequisite courses
  • Students must obtain¬† a final grade of a B- (80-82) or greater in all nursing theory courses and earn a PASS in all clinical nursing (NR) courses in order to progress in the major

Graduation Requirements

  • RN-BS Program: credits in the major: 31 credit hours.
  • Graduation: 120 credit hours are required to complete the BS in Nursing.

How to apply

You may apply online using the Online Application