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Frequently Asked Questions

Who can I contact?

Please contact Shawn Ellis via email (sellis21@davenport.edu) or call (734) 943-2807.

Am I qualified?

Military personnel who have been honorably discharged and have experienced paramedic level certified medical military training equivalent to LPN training, Medic 68W levels 10 and 20, and Navy Corpsman have the potential to obtain advanced standing towards a nursing degree. Each service member is individually reviewed for potential qualification. 
For more information please contact Shawn Ellis via email (sellis21@davenport.edu) call (734) 943-2807.

What are the military education benefits at DU?

Please find more information here.

What is the VBSN Nursing Sequence?

The most common VBSN nursing sequence can be found here. This does not apply to all students so contact your advisor about your unique academic pathway.

Which courses have a placement or academic credit test?

The rubric can be viewed here.

Nursing Requirements and Clinicals

Refer to the College of Health Professions Student Handbook or contact your advisor.

What if I am struggling in class?

There are many ways to get help. You can contact a VBSN faculty advisor or use various campus services, such as: VBSN tutoringBattle Buddycounseling, or relaxation techniques. Follow the links provided to learn more about each available service.

Do other academic programs offer military credit?

Yes. There are six other degrees at Davenport University that accept military experience for academic credit. For more information, contact Shawn Ellis via email (sellis21@davenport.edu) or call (734) 943-2807.

Can I learn more about military culture?

To learn more about military culture, please see our military specific FAQs and other helpful resources.

 

Did we not answer your question? Please contact Shawn Ellis via email (sellis21@davenport.edu) or call (734) 943-2807.

 This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UF1HP26488 and title "Veterans to BSN Program" for $1,527,068, with 0% financed with nongovernmental sources. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.