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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, including, but not limited to the following:
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:
B.S.N. for students who are NOT already Registered Nurses and wish to obtain a Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing. Major Code: NUR
B.S.N. Completion. - for students who are already Registered Nurses (generally with a diploma or Associates Degree) who wish to obtain a Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing. This is the Nursing Major - B.S.N. Completion. Major Code: NURC
B.S.N. Second Degree - for students who possess a Baccalaureate Degree in another discipline and wish to obtain a Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing. This is the Nursing Major - B.S.N. Second Degree. Major Code: NURB
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 have satisfied the Michigan Transfer Agreement, the MACRAO agreement, or have completed all EMU general education requirements before beginning the 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).
School of Nursing - College of Health and Human Services
Michael L. Williams, Ph.D., RN, CCRN, CNE
For specific requirements refer to the General Education Program .
Please be aware that PSY 103 must be completed in addition to PSY 101 to satisfy four credits of the Knowledge of the Disciplines-Natural Science portion of the General Education program.
NLN Exams or State of Michigan R.N. license (30 hrs)
Students must earn a minimum total of 124 credits at the 100-level or above.
Please see the Student Business Services website (www.emich.edu/sbs/programfeesoutline.php) for possible course & program fees associated with this program.
This program is available at an EMU off-campus location. For a list of locations, please click here .