RN to BSN Program

Offered in an Online Format!


Complete Nursing Courses in two or three semesters at an affordable rate ($400/credit hour)!


The RN-BSN degree from Hardin-Simmons University or McMurry University is awarded at the successful completion of courses from the general education curriculum, as well as, upper-division nursing courses. At PHSSN, individuals will be educationally prepared in a manner that promotes the development of intellectual, cultural, moral and religious values.


The RN-BSN program provides licensed Diploma and Associate Degree prepared nurses an opportunity to further develop clinical reasoning and analytical skills. This program of study expands the initial nursing preparation with course work to enhance professional development, prepare for a broader scope of clinical practice, and provide a better understanding of the cultural, political, economic, and social issues that affect patients and influence care delivery.

The BSN degree is conferred by Hardin-Simmons University or McMurry University, and graduates may then go on to graduate nursing programs to pursue the role of Nurse Practitioner or Nurse Educator.

We look forward to helping you pursue an exciting career in nursing.


RN to BSN:  Admission Requirements

Full admission is granted to applicants who have met all admissions requirements. Applications will be reviewed holistically and exclusively. The following is required of applicants for the RN-BSN Online Program:

  • Current, active RN unencumbered license
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 for admission consideration. All calculated grades from schools attended are admission grade point average
  • Prerequisite coursework completed with a grade of “C” or better, prior to the beginning of this program
  • Students must successfully complete all nursing courses (with a grade of ‘C’ or better) in sequential order in each level before progression to the next level in the curriculum
  • All applicants who receive offers of admission must consent to a criminal background check (a complete FBI/DPS background check). A history of criminal conduct or conviction may result in withdrawal of admission offer. Refer to the PHSSN website school policy in the student handbook

All applicants must provide documentation of the following prior to enrollment:

  • Professional liability insurance
  • Completion of a current physical
  • Proof of health insurance
  • Compliance with the School of Nursing’s required immunizations. (Contact PHSSN for current list)
  • Healthcare provider BLS or ACLS (CPR) certification (adult, infant, & child)
  • Current negative 10 panel drug screen

 

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