Bachelor of Science in Nursing Completion Program
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Online Bachelor of Science in Nursing Completion
Degree (RN-to-BSN program)
The Kettering College BSN completion degree is designed for registered nurses who have an associate degree or its equivalent in nursing. The degree can be completed within 3 semesters as a full-time student when transferring arts and science courses toward your BSN degree. Classes begin every semester and students may choose a full-time or part-time pace of study. All coursework must be completed within five (5) years of first enrollment in the degree.
The degree consists of 48 semester credits with at least 36 credits being at a 300 level or above. In addition a minimum of 30 credits must be taken from Kettering College. It is the equivalent of the junior and senior years of a four-year baccalaureate degree. All coursework is offered online to ensure access to anyone wishing to pursue baccalaureate education.
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.
Approval and Accreditation
The National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) is an organization that allows member states, districts, and territories of the United States who have comparable national standards to offer postsecondary distance education courses and programs among member states. This agreement is intended to make it easier for students to complete clinical assignments and/or take online courses offered by post-secondary institutions based in another state.
Kettering College (KC) is a member of NC-SARA and Ohio is a SARA state. However, some US states and territories are not members at this time; therefore, KC cannot offer online courses, clinical assignments, or other forms of distance education in the following American states and territories: California, American Samoa, Guam, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI).
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