Admission Criteria and Required Courses – RN to BSN Fast Track

Admission Requirements
  • A completed application.
  • Submission of all official academic transcripts.
  • Associate Degree or Diploma in Nursing from a nationally accredited program.
  • Licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse. Applicants who are licensed in a state outside of New Jersey will be evaluated on an individual basis.
  • The licensee cannot have any pending disciplinary action against their nursing license from any Board of Nursing.
  • Students who are pursuing licensure as a Registered Nurse after graduation from their original nursing program are eligible for “conditional acceptance”. Students may take a maximum of 12 credits in the Fast Track program while awaiting licensure.
  • Completion of 33 credits of liberal arts or science courses at an accredited institution with a grade of “C” or better.
Nursing courses (27 credits)
NURS 330 Issues and Trends in Professional Nursing – 3 credits
NURS 340 Health Assessment for RNs – 3 credits
NURS 380 Ethical/Legal Issues in Health Care – 3 credits
NURS 385 Health Care Policy and Politics – 3 credits
NURS 412 Public Health and Disaster Management for RNs – 6 credits
NURS 426 Leadership and Management for RNs – 6 credits
NURS 450 Critique and Evaluation of Nursing Research – 3 credits
Non-Nursing and Liberal Arts courses (21 credits)
MATH 122 Statistics I – 3 credits
BIO 307 Pathophysiology – 3 credits
CS 318 Computer Applications for Health Care Professionals – 3 credits
RELS 310 Moral and Spiritual Dimensions of Health Care – 3 credits
ART 315 Experiencing the Arts – 3 credits
MGT 420 Business Dimensions of Health Care – 3 credits
ENG 240 Technical Writing for the Professions – 3 credits

Total: 48 credits
Please note: Course offerings are subject to change.