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Registered Nurse (RN) to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

The RN to BSN program is for current RNs who desire to further their career with a BSN.  The RN to BSN nursing program offers high quality, accessible undergraduate education for registered nurses pursuing a bachelor of science in nursing (BSN).  Graduates are prepared for professional nursing practice in primary, secondary and tertiary settings as well as to care for individuals, families, and communities as clients.  The program can be taken all online, face to face, or a combination of the two.   If you are considering taking online courses it is suggested you take the readiness assessment at Smarter Measure.  (UNG Id required)

Application Deadline

Dahlonega & Gainesville Cohorts
Fall - December 15
Spring - June 1

Campus Availability

Admissions Information

  • An ASN or diploma in nursing prior to start of the RN-BSN program
  • Unconditional acceptance to UNG by November 1
  • Completion of all required core courses with a 'C' or higher prior to the start of the program
  • Overall GPA of 2.75 or above on all courses and all degrees accepted at UNG
  • Current RN Licensure required in the state of Georgia prior to November 1st of the first year of the program
  • Admission will be offered provisionally pending:
    • Receipt of all required clinical documentation within the specified time frame
    • Successful completion of ASN program

Course Planning Guide

Students Enrolled Fall 2017 and After

Fall: Semester 1
CourseHours
NURS 3110 3
NURS 3303 3
NURS 3903 3
NURS 3202 2
Total 11
Spring: Semester 2
CourseHours
NURS 4603 3
NURS 4202 2
NURS 4902 2
NURS elect 2
Total 9
Summer: Semester 3
CourseHours
NURS 4803 3
NURS 4904 4
Total 7

Students Enrolled Fall 2014 - Spring 2017

RN to BSN Completed in 3 Semesters

Fall: Semester 1
CourseHours
NURS 3110R 3
NURS 3303R 3
NURS 3202R 2
NURS elect 2
Total 10
Spring: Semester 2
CourseHours
NURS 4202R 2
NURS 3903R 3
NURS 4603R 3
Total 8
Fall: Semester 3
CourseHours
NURS 4803R 3
NURS 4904R 4
Total 7

RN to BSN Completed in 4 Semesters

Fall: Semester 1
CourseHours
NURS 3110R 3
NURS 3330R 3
Total 6
Spring: Semester 2
CourseHours
NURS 4202R 2
NURS 4603R 3
Total 5
Fall: Semester 3
CourseHours
NURS 3202R 2
NURS 3903R 3
NURS elect 2
Total 7
Spring: Semester 4
CourseHours
NURS 4803R 3
NURS 4904R 4
Total 7

RN-BSN Core Classes

RN-BSN Core Classes
ClassHours
Area A: ENGL 1102 3
Area B: FLAN 1001/1002 4
Area C: ENGL lit 3
Area D: Science Sequence 8
Area F: CSCI 1250 or 1100  & 1150 3
Guided Elective 3
Total 24

Core: 24 credit hours + 69 hours from ASN= 93 + BSN nursing sequence= 27 credits. Total Credits = 120

Student Achievement Data

2016 Program Outcomes
MetricBachelor Programs CombinedBSNRN-BSN
Performance on NCLEX At or above the national mean data pending data pending
Program Completion 80% 91% 87%
Job Placement 89% data pending 89%

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