RN-BSN Program

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This program is for individuals who already hold a registered nurse license.

RN-BSN Information process

Below you will find a description of the RN-BSN program. Please click here or contact the admissions advisor for Accelerated Programs for Adults at 563-333-5700 to help you with general education requirements and regsitration.

Registered nurse student (licensed)

RNs who desire to earn the BSN degree at St. Ambrose University need to fulfill additional general education and nursing courses. It is advisable to complete the majority of the remaining general education courses prior to completing the required 27 credits of nursing courses. The additional general education credits may be completed through several options. 

RN students typically attend class at the North Davenport Education Center on 54th Street. Accelerated Programs for Adults is designed for adult students who have at least three years of full-time work experience and have completed a minimum of 24 transferable credits with a grade point average of 2.0 or better.

  • Accelerated Programs for Adults offers an accelerated course format with most three-credit courses meeting once a week in five- or eight-week sessions.