Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN/BSN)
BSN for Registered Nurses (RN-to-BSN)

Apply to the RN-to-BSN Concentration

The BSN for Registered Nurses concentration is flexible enough to fit into your busy schedule. It is offered 100% online, partially online (hybrid), or 100% in-person.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • A College or diploma transcript with an earned GPA of 2.000 or higher.
  • Completion of first year science courses with a GPA of 2.000 of higher.
  • Must have current RN License.

How would you prefer to attend?


100% Online

Note: In order to be compliant with federal and state laws related to online education and  consumer protection,  as well as State professional licensure/certification regulations, Kent State University may not be able offer online programs to students residing in certain states. In addition, some state laws may impose limitations that could affect a program of study, including inability to offer clinical practicum courses. Since these regulations undergo continuous updates, non-Ohio residents interested in pursuing any College of Nursing online program are advised to consult official Kent State information on state authorization before applying to this program, by contacting the Office of Student Services at 330-672-7911.

To attend the BSN for Registered Nurses concentration 100% online, go to our online application at http://www.kent.edu/admissions/apply/online

Application deadlines for the 100% online option:
Session Start Date Application Deadline
Summer (1) 2016 May 16, 2016 Mar. 16, 2016
Summer (2) 2016 Jul. 5, 2016 May 5, 2016
Fall (1) 2016 Aug. 29, 2016 Jun. 29, 2016
Fall (2) 2016 Oct. 24, 2016 Aug. 24, 2016

For questions about the 100% online option, contact an advisor at 330-672-7950 or rnbsn@kent.edu.


Partially Online (Hybrid)

The partially online option is available at most of our regional campuses, including Ashtabula, East Liverpool, Geauga, Salem, Stark, and Trumbull.

  1. Apply online as an undergraduate student with a concentration in nursing. Make sure you select one of the campuses above when you apply. 
  2. Contact the nursing office at the campus you applied to and tell them you have applied to the BSN for Registered Nurses concentration within the BSN program.

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Ashtabula:
Angela Bradley
440-964-4323
East Liverpool:
Nursing Office
330-382-7510
Geauga:
Courtney Bush
330-888-6400
Salem:
Ruth Mullen
330-337-4297
Stark:
Venecia Alexander
330-244-3276
Trumbull:
M. Kathleen Dwinnells
330-675-8906 

100% In-Person

The 100% In-Person option is only available at our Tuscarawas campus. 

  1. Apply online as an undergraduate student with a concentration in nursing. Make sure you select the Tuscarawas campus when you apply.
  2. Contact the nursing office at Tuscarawas and tell them you have applied to the BSN for Registered Nurses concentration within the BSN program.

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Deb Ellwood
Secretary for Nursing
330-308-7480
-or- Joan Lappin
Nursing Program Director
330-308-7451