RN-BSN/MSN Articulation Option A
  • Must be a graduate of a nursing program validated for participation in the Iowa Articulation Plan.
  • Must begin with six years of graduation from the basic program.

Direct transfer of credit for graduates of Iowa diploma and associate degree nursing programs validated for participation in Iowa Articulation Plan.

66 semester hours granted from validated program include:

  • Anatomy & Physiology (6 hours)
  • Psychology (3 hours)
  • Growth & Development (3 hours)
  • Written Communication (3 hours)
  • Microbiology (3 hours)
  • Sociology (3 hours)
  • Nutrition (3 hours)
  • Nursing Courses (42 hours)

28 semester hours of general education required include:

  • Humanities electives (9 hours)
  • Social Science electives (6 hours)
  • Cultural Diversity course (3 hours)
  • Statistics (3 hours)
  • General Electives (7 hours)

30 semester hours of nursing courses required include:

  • NU301 Transition to Baccalaureate Nursing (3 hours)
  • NU380 *Intro to Nursing Research (3 hours)
  • NU445 Nursing Electives (9 hours)
  • NU430 *Loss, Grief, End of Life (3 hours)
  • NU450 *Nursing Care Community as Client (3 hours)
  • NU455 *Nursing Care Client at Home (3 hours)
  • NU460 *Nursing Leadership (3 hours)
  • NU496 Nursing Capstone (3 hours)

*Up to six credit hours may be challenged through proof of proficiency testing.