Admission Requirements

To be admitted to the LSUA Bachelor of Science in Nursing online program (RN to BSN), applicants must:

  • Have graduated from an ACEN (formerly NLNAC)-accredited ASN nursing program in any state and currently hold an unencumbered RN license;
  • Be unconditionally admitted to the university and have declared BSN as a major;
  • Have an overall GPA of 2.5 or higher;
  • Be admitted to the university and have submitted all official transcripts from other universities attended;
  • Not be concurrently enrolled in a nursing program at another university;

Note: Students will receive credit for Nursing courses from their Associate Program. Non-Nursing courses will be evaluated on a course by course basis.

RN to BSN Degree Requirements

  • Students must complete all of the requirements pertaining to the LSUA baccalaureate degrees. The BSN Degree is 120 credit hours.
  • Students must take at least 39 hours at the 3000 level or above and at least 17 hours at the 4000 level.
  • Students are required to make a grade of “C” or higher in all non-nursing and nursing courses applied to the BSN curriculum.

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