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College of Nursing

MSC09 5350
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Phone: 1-800-690-0934

RN to BSN Degree Completion Option

The College of Nursing offers on online option to accommodate the special needs of registered nurses (RNs) who wish to return to school to complete a baccalaureate degree.  On completion students will demonstrate achievement of the outcomes expected of all College of Nursing baccalaureate students. 

The completion track is 24 hours in nine upper division courses.  Courses are offered during the first and second 7-weeks of each 14-week term.  This allows students to progress through the curriculum in four terms when focusing on three credit hours at a time.  Terms run fall, spring and summer.  The most current Program of Study is here. 

After meeting admission requirements students are eligible to apply to the College of Nursing RN to BSN option.  Please note application deadlines here.  

RN to BSN Online

Requirements for Consideration for Admission

To be considered for the acceptance to the College of Nursing the student must have:

  1. A valid RN license or eligibility for New Mexico RN license,
  2. A cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or better on all college work, and
  3. Have at least 26 transferable credit hours that are applicable the BSN.