NLN Center of Excellence

RN to BS in Nursing Program

Accommodating busy working nurse who want to advance their careers.

The Adelphi University College of Nursing and Public Health program allows the registered nurse to advance their career by completing educational goals in a dynamic, convenient and flexible environment. Classes in this major are online in a cohort model, with the exception of 35 clinical hours which must be completed at a clinical site.

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Current, unrestricted United States RN License and a GPA of 3.0 is required for admission to our program.  However, eligibility for unlicensed graduates of accredited associate who have licensure endorsement will be considered for provisional admission to the RN to BS program.  Provisional admission will require that you pass the New York State Boards within 6 months of graduation from your associate degree or diploma program.  Students entering the provisional program will only be permitted to take up to 9 credits in non-nursing required courses. Any additional questions regarding admission to this program should be addressed to the Director of the RN to BS program.

  • Applicants must have an A.S. Degree in Nursing and have successfully completed: Anatomy and Physiology I, Anatomy and Physiology II, Microbiology, and have at least three credits of Chemistry. They must also have successfully completed an English and a Statistics course.
  • Official transcripts from nursing schools and all other institutions of higher education must be submitted at the time of application.
  • Transfer students are required to have a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA and C+’s or higher in science grades. Applicants not meeting the minimum GPA requirement may be conditionally admitted contingent upon an interview with the director of the RN to BS in Nursing program and must maintain a 3.0 for the first 12 credits of undergraduate study.
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College of Nursing and Public Health
Nexus Building, 3rd Floor
p – 516.877.4510

Office of University Admissions
p – 800.ADELPHI
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