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2024-2025 Catalog 
  
2024-2025 Catalog

Nursing Program for Registered Nurses (BSN)


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School of Nursing (SON) information  

The University of Michigan-Flint School of Nursing RN to BSN Program is designed students who are admitted to or a graduate of a state-approved nursing program.

Admission

Prospective students must file an application to the University through the University of Michigan-Flint Office of Undergraduate Admissions http://www.umflint.edu/admissions. Official copies of transcripts must be sent to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. Proof of Registered Nurse (RN) licensure in the United States must be validated in order to progress into select nursing courses and complete all degree requirements. Fifteen (15) credits are awarded upon validation of RN licensure.  The University of Michigan-Flint has a revolving admission policy, which allows prospective students to be admitted in Fall, Winter, Spring or Summer. Before applying, out-of-state students, or those who may relocate during the program, should contact the School of Nursing to confirm that the University of Michigan-Flint is authorized to offer distance education in the student’s state of residence. The School of Nursing, in conjunction with the Office of Online and Digital Education, will determine the University’s status in that state.

University of Michigan-Flint students in a bachelor’s degree program are required to complete at least 120 credits including 30 UM-Flint credits.  Students earning a second bachelor’s degree or simultaneous bachelor’s degrees should review pertinent information in the Academic Policies and Regulations section of this Catalog.  

Progression in the Program

Students must earn grades of C (2.0) or better in all prerequisite, NUR, and NSC coursework to fulfill degree requirements.

Students will need additional funds for uniforms, annual tuberculosis testing, and drug testing, medical equipment, background checks, health forms, pre-entrance physical examination, immunizations, CPR certification, health insurance, and textbooks. Requirements vary by clinical agency and are at the student’s expense.  Additional requirements may include a valid driver’s license, car insurance, and fingerprinting.  Students need to provide their own transportation to and from clinical agencies.  Students must meet health requirements and background check requirements as well as any other agency-specific requirements. Students who are missing any requirements by the announced deadlines will be administratively dropped. Readmission for the next semester is dependent on available space.  Admitted and prospective students are encouraged to refer to the Undergraduate Nursing Student Handbook which can be found on the School of Nursing website http://www.umflint.edu/nursing for detailed program progression requirements.

Requirements


A minimum grade of C (2. 0) or higher is required in each program course:

Electives


One to three credits from:

Program Assessment


Students are required to participate in periodic program assessment, which enables the School of Nursing to test the efficacy of the curriculum.

Additional Requirements


Minimum Credits for the Degree:  120 credits

Honors Program


All bachelor-degree-seeking students with GPAs of 3.5 or higher are eligible to apply to the University of Michigan-Flint Honors Program.  Please contact the Honors Program Manager or the Honors Program Director for further information.

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