Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-BSN)
Enrolling in AHU’s online RN-BSN program is the first step towards moving your career forward. It also demonstrates your commitment to advance the healthcare field. Learn more about the admission process for AHU online and what you need to take your career to the next level.
Admission to the RN-BSN program is open to nurses with an associate degree from a regionally accredited institution.
To apply, you need the following:
- Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50.
- Current RN license, or if a recent graduate, eligibility to sit for the NCLEX-RN.
- Official transcripts from all colleges/nursing programs attended.
Considerations for Nurses Who Don't Have an ASN
If you are an RN with a diploma, but not an ASN or don’t have college credits, you can apply to the RN-BSN program, but will need to take additional courses. You need to earn a minimum grade of “C” (2.0) in each class and a cumulative GPA of 2.50 before you can be admitted to the online RN-BSN completion program.
AHU also has a pathway for RN-BSN students who have diplomas or degrees from non-regionally accredited institutions. The pathway is also an option for students who have diplomas from schools located outside of the U.S. You may enter the RN-BSN program with bridge status, provided you have passed the NCLEX-RN exam.
If you have completed college credits at another regionally accredited institution, some of those credits might be eligible for transfer. An official evaluation of your previously completed courses will be conducted after admission to the program. Speak with an Admissions Coordinator to learn more about which credits could transfer.
To learn more about tuition costs and fees, visit our Tuition page. A variety of financial aid options, including local, national, and AHU scholarships, are available.
We encourage you to reach out to your current employer to learn if they offer tuition assistance. AdventHealth employees can find information on tuition assistance HERE.
AHU is committed to helping our students succeed from the very start. To learn more about how to apply for the RN-BSN program, contact us now.
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