Bachelor of Science in Nursing Completion Program
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Online Bachelor of Science in Nursing — Completion Degree
The B.S.N. completion degree is designed for registered nurses who have an associate degree or its equivalent in nursing. The degree consists of 48 semester credits beyond the Associate of Science nursing degree or its equivalent and at least 36 upper-division credits; 30 credits must be taken from Kettering College. It is the equivalent of the junior and senior years of a baccalaureate degree. All required nursing and non-nursing coursework is offered online. Non-nursing courses are also available on campus.
Students may begin the degree any semester and may choose a full-time or part-time pace of study. All course work must be completed within five (5) years of first enrollment in the program. Cognate and arts and sciences courses may be taken concurrently with nursing courses. NRSA 313, Success Strategies and Nursing Informatics, must be taken in the first semester the student is admitted to the program and may be simultaneously taken with other program courses. NRSA 446, Senior Capstone, must be taken in the last semester of the program and may be simultaneously taken with other program courses. Students who request to defer admission or who do not engage in coursework toward the degree for a period of one year or more must reapply. Students will be readmitted under the current curriculum, policies, and Academic Bulletin.
About The Profession
Nursing is an art and science with an emphasis on health promotion, health maintenance, and restoration of health. The need for nurses is felt nationwide, particularly for those with leadership skills. Baccalaureate-prepared nurses from Kettering College serve as leaders to improve health care outcomes for individuals, families, and communities.