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RN to BSN BSN

Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Longwood University

The RN to BSN program provides a unique, flexible, cohort approach to learning for non-traditional students who have graduated from accredited associate degree programs and are licensed as Registered Nurses. This innovative online nursing curriculum is offered as 7-week blocked courses whereby students can choose a part-time track of 1 course each block or a full-time track of 2 courses per block. The program provides a foundation for professional nursing practice and will equip students for further learning opportunities in graduate study and advance practice. Upon admission to the program, all appropriate community college courses with a C or better will be accepted for transfer into Longwood University. Additional general education courses will be required in order to complete the Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. These courses can be taken either at Longwood University or any regionally accredited institution.


Program Credit Requirements
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Applicable Admissions Agreements
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There are no Applicable Admission Agreements for the Program.

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Program Overview & Guidance
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Delivery Mode
In-Person
Delivery Mode
Online
Delivery Mode
Hybrid
Transfer Guidance Element What You Need to Know
Is This Degree Right For Me?
Program Requirements
Notes
What Should I Consider When Selecting Courses

  • Create a schedule for all required courses, pay attention to prerequisites and when courses are offered, complete your first math and English courses in your first year
  • Connect with an advisor at your community college and Longwood University within your first year via College Connect
Are there other program requirements beyond specific courses?
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Program Successes & Highlights
Graduation Statistics for Major
What If I Have An Associate Degree Or Credit For Prior Learning?
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Transfer Guidance Element What You Need to Know
Associate Transfer Degree Completion If you earn a transfer-oriented associates degree (Associate of Arts and/or Science degree) from one of the Virginia community colleges or Richard Bland College and you are admitted to Longwood, you are guaranteed completion of all Foundation-level courses as well as the Integrating World Languages Perspectives-level course associated with Civitae (Longwood’s core curriculum program).

Completion of Associate Degree Concurrent with High School
Credit for Prior Learning http://www.longwood.edu/registrar/transfer-of-credits/transfer-equivalency-system/
Did You Know That...
  • Completing your Associate transfer degree post-high school satisfies all lower division general education requirements and increases the chance of completing your bachelor's degree?
  • Exceeding 3 years or 90 credits at your community college means you may have exhausted your financial aid at that college and have limited your future financial aid at: Longwood University
College Level Information
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Transfer Center
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Transfer Admission Application
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Transfer Student Aid
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Number of Transfer Students
194.0
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Percent of Transfer Students
For the Fall 2020 semester, 85% of transfer applicants were admitted. The average GPA of those accepted was 3.36.
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Transfer Guidance Element What You Need to Know
Is This College Right For Me?

Longwood is a mid-sized university where students enjoy the highest percentage of classes taught by full-time professors in Virginia and a residential academic community that offers students the full university experience. Class sizes are smaller than average--our Civitae Core Curriculum classes are capped at 20 students--throughout our more than 100 majors, minors and concentrations. With seven on-campus residence halls and two university-managed apartment complexes, students live, learn and grow together in a true community.

Opportunities for students to be involved are the hallmark of the Longwood experience. From service organizations and Greek life to club sports and a long list of clubs based on interests and activities, there is something for everyone at Longwood. Each semester, an involvement fair helps students find organizations that are the right fit for them to make their time at Longwood even more meaningful.

Longwood is a mid-sized university where students enjoy the highest percentage of classes taught by full-time professors in Virginia and a residential academic community that offers students the full university experience. Class sizes are smaller than average--our Civitae Core Curriculum classes are capped at 20 students--throughout our more than 100 majors, minors and concentrations. With seven on-campus residence halls and two university-managed apartment complexes, students live, learn and grow together in a true community.

Opportunities for students to be involved are the hallmark of the Longwood experience. From service organizations and Greek life to club sports and a long list of clubs based on interests and activities, there is something for everyone at Longwood. Each semester, an involvement fair helps students find organizations that are the right fit for them to make their time at Longwood even more meaningful.

Longwood is a mid-sized university where students enjoy the highest percentage of classes taught by full-time professors in Virginia and a residential academic community that offers students the full university experience. Class sizes are smaller than average--our Civitae Core Curriculum classes are capped at 20 students--throughout our more than 100 majors, minors and concentrations. With seven on-campus residence halls and two university-managed apartment complexes, students live, learn and grow together in a true community.

Opportunities for students to be involved are the hallmark of the Longwood experience. From service organizations and Greek life to club sports and a long list of clubs based on interests and activities, there is something for everyone at Longwood. Each semester, an involvement fair helps students find organizations that are the right fit for them to make their time at Longwood even more meaningful.

Transfer Student Catalog Year Transfer students may choose the catalog in effect at the time they enroll or the one which applies to continuous full-time students at their class level. 
Applying for Guaranteed Admissions Transfer students from an institution with a transfer agreement are guaranteed admission to Longwood when they have finished their transfer-oriented associates degree (Associate of Arts and/or Science degree) and earned a 2.5 cumulative GPA. Students who are admitted prior to earning the transfer-oriented associates degree (Associate of Arts and/or Science degree) and complete the degree before enrolling at Longwood will also receive the articulation benefits upon submission of an official transcript.
Where Can This Degree Transfer
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This Section displays degrees most closely related to this program and to which you may be able to transfer. Please check with the individual institutions for detailed advice.
Institution Title Degree Award Name Award Level
Northern Virginia Community CollegeNursing, A.A.S.AssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
Virginia Highlands Community CollegeAssociate in Applied Science Degree in NursingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
Virginia Highlands Community CollegeAssociate in Applied Science Degree in Lpn To Rn BridgeAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
Rappahannock Community CollegeAAS Degree in NursingAssociateAssociate in Applied Science2-Year
Rappahannock Community CollegeAA&S Degree in Arts and Sciences - Pre-BSNAssociateAssociate of Arts and Sciences2-Year
Blue Ridge Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science Degree in NursingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
James Madison UniversityBachelor of Science in Nursing, Major in NursingBachelorBachelor of Science in Nursing4-Year
J Sargeant Reynolds Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science in NursingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
Virginia Western Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science Degree in NursingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
Danville Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science in NursingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
John Tyler Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science Degree in NursingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
John Tyler Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science Degree in Nursing - Hybrid Distance EducAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
Lord Fairfax Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science Degree in NursingAssociateAssociates of Applied Science2-Year
Radford UniversityBSN in NursingBachelorBachelor of Science in Nursing4-Year
Southside Virginia Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science with a major in NursingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
Old Dominion UniversityNursing-BSNBachelorBS in Nursing4-Year
Southwest Virginia Community College Associate of Applied Science Degree in NursingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
Eastern Mennonite UniversityBachelor of Science in Nursing RN to BSNBachelorBachelor of Science in Nursing4-Year
Eastern Mennonite UniversityBachelor of Science in NursingBachelorBachelor of Science in Nursing4-Year
Thomas Nelson Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science Degree in NursingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
Dabney S. Lancaster Community CollegeAssociate in Applied Science Degree in NursingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
Mountain Empire Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science Degree in NursingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
Tidewater Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science - NursingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
Wytheville Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science in NursingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
New River Community CollegeAssociate of Arts and Sciences in Business AdministrationAssociateAssociate of Arts and Sciences2-Year
Paul D. Camp Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science in Nursing AssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
Patrick & Henry Community CollegeAssociate in Applied Science Degree in NursingAssociateAssociate of Arts & Sciences2-Year
University of Mary WashingtonBSNBachelorBSN4-Year
The University of Virginia's College at WiseBachelor of Science in NursingBachelorBachelor of Science4-Year
The University of Virginia's College at WiseBachelor of Science in NursingBachelorBachelor of Science4-Year
Virginia Commonwealth UniversityBachelor of Science in NursingBachelorBachelor of Science4-Year
Piedmont Virginia Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science in NursingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
Germanna Community CollegeAssociate in Applied Science Degree in NursingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
Germanna Community CollegeAssociate in Applied Science Degree in Lpn To Rn - NursingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
Germanna Community CollegeAssociate in Arts & Sciences Degree in General Studies - specialization Pre-BSNAssociateAssociate of Arts and Sciences2-Year
Careers Where This Degree Applies
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O*Net Code Name Description Parent
29-1141.01Acute Care NursesProvide advanced nursing care for patients with acute conditions such as heart attacks, respiratory distress syndrome, or shock. May care for pre- and post-operative patients or perform advanced, invasive diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations
29-1141.02Advanced Practice Psychiatric NursesAssess, diagnose, and treat individuals and families with mental health or substance use disorders or the potential for such disorders. Apply therapeutic activities, including the prescription of medication, per state regulations, and the administration of psychotherapy.Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations
29-1141.04Clinical Nurse SpecialistsDirect nursing staff in the provision of patient care in a clinical practice setting, such as a hospital, hospice, clinic, or home. Ensure adherence to established clinical policies, protocols, regulations, and standards.Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations
29-1141.03Critical Care NursesProvide specialized nursing care for patients in critical or coronary care units.Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations
25-1072.00Nursing Instructors and Teachers, PostsecondaryDemonstrate and teach patient care in classroom and clinical units to nursing students. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.Educational Instruction and Library Occupations
29-1141.00Registered NursesAssess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. Licensing or registration required.Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations