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 1 to 2 years. RNs can meet current employment requirements, complete professional growth, and prepare for graduate school with this BSN.


Application for Fall 2021 open through July 31

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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 having 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 Admissions Requirements

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

Registered Nursing License or equivalent accreditation in country of residence

  • 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:
  • Tubercullin 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


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