Licensed Registered Nurses (RN) with an associate degree in nursing are eligible for our Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN).  Of the 124 BSN program credits, up to 92 can be transferred, including up to 30 for NCLEX. The BSN major adds 32 credits which can be completed in one to two years. RNs can meet current employment requirements, complete professional growth, and prepare for graduate school with this BSN.


Application for Fall 2022 open through July 13

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The BSN student will be encouraged to integrate prior learning as they expand their skillset and knowledge of nursing.

Having established career goals and refined their clinical competency, RNs can now further their education, which will strengthen their professional image, challenge their scholastic abilities, and prepare them for graduate school as desired.

RN–BSN Admission Requirements

Requirements Standard
Prerequisite Associate degree in nursing
GPA Undergraduate GPA of 2.5 or greater

Only accepting USA licenses (see General Licensure Disclosure)

  • Official transcripts from accredited school(s)
  • Official high school transcripts may be required if financial aid is needed.

Upon acceptance, students must complete the following Castle Branch requirement before the start of clinicals: 

  • Acceptable criminal background checks from a company recommended by the School of Nursing
  • Physical examinations that include:
    • Tuberculin skin test (if positive, a chest x-ray is required, will be evaluated individually and yearly thereafter)
    • Proof of immunization or serum immunity for MMR1 and MMR2 (measles, mumps, rubella, rubeola)
    • T-dap (Tetanus, Diptheria, Pertussin)
    • Hepatitis B testing
    • Proof of either having had chickenpox, tested for varicella-zoster antibodies, or immunization
  • Current CPR certification
  • Favorable drug screening results


Nurses should practice to the full extent of their education and training



Nurses should achieve higher levels of education and training


Nurses should be full partners with heatlh professionals in redesigning health care


Using policy and data to create a health care system that enhances patient care



Phone: 269-471-3311
Alternate Phone: 800-877-2863
Fax: 269-471-3454
Email: rn-bsn@andrews.edu


School of Nursing
Andrews University
Marsh Hall 200
8475 University Blvd
Berrien Springs MI  49104-0200