The Nursing Program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. An active articulation agreement exists between the BSN Completion program and many community colleges. To see a current list of community colleges with program articulation agreements with EMU, please click here.
There are three options within the undergraduate BSN Nursing Program at Eastern Michigan University:
For initial inquiry for the BSN Completion Program, please submit your information online at https://crm.orionondemand.com/crm/forms/N7708KBc0k0kx6700pM4 An advisor will return your query within 24-48 hours. If you do not receive a response within 48 hours, please contact the RN/BSN Program Coordinator (Bobbi Towne, MSN, RN) at 734-487-2340.
Note: Applicants who hold a RN license and a bachelor’s degree in another discipline who are seeking admission to the RN/BSN Completion Program must also meet with the EMU Second-Degree Advisor in addition to the above requirements (734-487-7121).
The BSN Completion program at EMU requires a separate application and admission process. While students may be admitted to the University as a Nursing Intent student (Major Code: INURC), admission to the BSN Completion program is not guaranteed.
Applicants are considered for selection into the BSN Completion Program based on the following criteria:
The University may give credit for nursing courses taken at another college of university; however, the School reserves the right to make the final decision on course substitution based on examination of course materials. Requirements may vary based on prior education. Students must speak with a pre-admission counselor in the CHHS Intent Advising Office (734.487.0918) for details on transfer equivalencies
Note: Priority for admission to the RN/BSN Completion program will be given to those applicants who have completed general education requirements at EMU or are MACRAO satisfied from their community college.
*Applicants who hold a RN license and a bachelor’s degree in another discipline who are seeking admission to the RN/BSN Completion Program must also meet with the EMU Second-Degree Advisor in addition to the above requirements (734-487-7121).
**Effective Winter 2015, students applying for the BSN Completion Program must be MACRAO satisfied or have completed all EMU general education requirements before beginning nursing courses.
Application deadline dates and starting dates of courses vary according to the site (see EMU School of Nursing website for options in site locations).
For specific requirements refer to the General Education Program .