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Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)

The Breen School of Nursing offers programs that prepare clinically competent and caring nurses at both the generalist (BSN) and advanced practice (MSN) levels. The school is affiliated with internationally renowned healthcare institutions and is fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). Ursuline College is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.


Why Choose Ursuline College for Your BSN?


  • Nursing courses scheduled in an accelerated format
  • Up to 42 credits for prior nursing course work (escrow credit fee)
  • Credit for prior learning
  • Flexible course options for busy lifestyles, most courses offered one evening a week or one weekend day 
  • Core courses available at a variety of times throughout the year
  • Up to 64 credits accepted for an Associate Degree
  • Ursuline College Accelerated Program (UCAP) tuition discount for the entire program. 

General Admission Requirements


  • Current RN license in the state of Ohio
  • GPA of 2.5 in college courses


Prerequisites That Generally Transfer

Courses Credits
BI 214/215: Human Anatomy and Physiology  I and II 4, 4
CH 103: General Chemistry I 4
Math Elective 3
NU 104: Basic Nutrition 3
BI 232: Microbiology 4
PS 230: Lifespan Development 3
PS 101: General Psychology 3
SO: 103: Principles of Sociology 3


BSN Curriculum
Required Ursuline Studies Courses

Courses Credits
US 313/314* 3, 3
US 350/351: Intro. to Culture 3, 3
World Culture 3
Western Culture-Bioethics 3
US 401: Culminating Seminar 3
Philosophy 3
Religious Studies 3, 3
* Not required with 64 transfer credits including two English comp. courses and/or an associate degree.


Nursing Courses


Courses Credits
NR 226: Professional Nursing: A Conceptual Approach 3
NR 218: Health Assessment 3
NR 417: Adv. Concepts: HPMR of the Community 3
NR 418: Adv. Concepts: HPMR of Nursing Leadership 2
NR 426: Practicum in Leadership 2
NR 440: Nursing Research 3
NR: Nursing Elective 3