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Program Description

Larkin School of Nursing RN to BSN Program (RN to BSN) is designed to further develop skills, reasoning, and attributes of the registered nurse wishing to pursue a BSN. The program provides a practical pathway for working RNs to complete the BSN and position themselves for advancement in the nursing profession. The program consists of 15 upper division General Education Course Credits, 30 Nursing Curriculum Course Credits, and the transfer of up to 90 credits from the associate of science in nursing degree and previous college work. The nursing courses can be completed in three semesters (72 weeks)
The RN to BSN program provides the associate degree prepared registered nurse (RN) the opportunity to earn their Bachelor of Science in nursing degree (B.S.N) to enhance and advance the student’s professional career.
The program is fully delivered online. Students are required to have a computer with internet connection that meets the specifications listen under “Distance Education Courses” in this catalog. The ability of a student to succeed in a distance education course depends on his or her ability to understand both the course structure and the associated technology. Self-motivation and self-discipline, good writing.

Our RN to BSN in Nursing program has achieved the following accreditations:

Institutional accreditation through the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES)
Candidacy for initial accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
Approved by the Commission for Independent Education (CIE)

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The purpose of the BSN program is to prepare the graduate to:

  • Synthesize and apply knowledge from nursing theory, practice, research and the arts and sciences to professional nursing practice.
  • Apply leadership skills to effectively implement patient safety and quality improvement initiatives within the context of the inter-professional team.
  • Integrate evidence, clinical judgment, inter-professional perspectives, and patient preferences in planning, implementing, and evaluating outcomes of care.
  • Use information systems to document interventions, assist in communication, and support safe nursing practice.
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of healthcare policy, finance, and regulatory environments, including local, state, national, and global healthcare trends.
  • Use inter and intra-professional communication and collaborative skills to deliver evidence-based, patient-centered care
  • Collaborate with other healthcare professionals and patients to provide culturally appropriate health promotion and disease and injury prevention interventions.
  • Demonstrate the professional standards and values central to nursing practice.

Admission Procedure

Applicants for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) must meet the following requirements

  • Meet the general admission requirements.
  • Have an active license as a registered nurse (RN) in Florida
  • Have earned an Associate of Science in Nursing degree
  • Submit sealed official transcript(s) of previous college level work directly to Larkin School of Nursing.*
  • Complete a program application for the BSN
  • Pay a $60 nonrefundable application fee
  • Complete authorization for graduate employment verification
  • Have a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA

*If transcripts are not in English, see foreign transcripts instructions under Admissions in LSN Catalog


How long will it take to know my admission status?

Students will be notified of their admission status by mail after submission of required admission’s documentation and completion of interview.

Required Credits

Applicants must complete the required courses listed below or equivalent before receiving formal admission to the program.

Upper Division General Education Requirements for RN to BSN degree:

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Course CodeCourse TitleCredit Hours
ANAP 1100Anatomy and Physiology I 3
ANAP 1210Anatomy and Physiology II3
MICR 1000Microbiology3
SOCI 3000Sociology3
STAT 3000Statistics3
 Total Credits15


Tranferrable General Education Credits for the Bachelor’s degree:

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Course CodeCourse TitleCredit Hours
CHEM 1000Chemistry3
CRTE 1000Critical Thinking and Ethics3
ENGC 1000English Composition I3
ENGC 1100English Composition II3
FUSC 1000Fundamentals of Speech Communication3
HUGD 1000Human Growth and Development3
HUMA 1000Humanities3
NUTR 3000Nutrition3
PSYC 3000Psychology3
SOCE 300The Social Environment3
Total Credits33

Required Core Nursing Courses

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Course CodeCourse TitleCredit Hours
TRPN 3000Transition to Professional Nursing3
PATH 3000Pathophysiology4
NUIT 3000Nursing Informatics and Technology2
ACHA 3000Advanced Concepts of Health Assessment3
TRAN 3000Transcultural Nursing2
NREP 3000Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice3
GLOH 4000Global Health3
LEAM 4000Leadership and Management3
HEAP 4000Health Care Policy3
CPNP 4000Capstone for Professional Nursing Practice4
Total Credits30

To receive the RN to BSN (Bachelor of Science in Nursing) degree students must have earned a minimum of 120 semester credit hours.  Up to ninety semester credit hours from previous college level courses may be transferred towards the RN to BSN degree.  The ninety semester credit hours must include a minimum of 36 semester credit hours of general education courses, 6 semester credit hours of anatomy and physiology or its equivalent, 3 credit hours of microbiology, and 45 semester credit hours of nursing courses to include theoretical and clinical instruction in medical, surgical, obstetric, pediatric, geriatric and psychiatric nursing.

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