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This program is designed for currently licensed registered nurses who are seeking a bachelor’s degree in nursing. The purpose of the bachelor’s degree nursing program at Davenport University is to prepare the graduates to advance in the nursing profession through the use of critical thinking, advanced assessment skills, communication, collaborating practices, applied research, self-directed learning, leadership and management skills. This program prepares registered nurses for nursing practice of patients and their support systems across the continuum of care and in communities.

Preadmission Requirements:

  • Must possess a current active unencumbered and unrestricted Registered Nurse License
  • Must have at least a cumulative GPA of 2.5 from previous nursing program
  • Must provide a copy of a current, approved CPR card

Transfer/Advanced Standing Credit

  • 60 credit hours of transfer credit will be granted for the completion of an associate degree nursing program with a minimum GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • 30 credit hours of advanced standing credit will be granted for successful completion of the NCLEX

** Students who are not proficient in computer usage (internet searching, word processing, keyboarding skills) are encouraged to take BITS101 Computer Essentials, CISP100 Introduction to Computers or CISP111 Requirements Planning and Development (3 credit hours).

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree requirements must be met based on the catalog year of acceptance to the BSN Completion Program.

Which class should I take? When should I take it?

2018-2019 Recommended Program Sequence for Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Completion Program), BSN and printable pdf download

Specialty:  Nursing BSN Completion - Specialty Medical Case Management and printable pdf download

Foundations of Excellence 34 cr.
TransferAdvanced Standing Credit24 cr.
BIOL312Pathophysiology4 cr.
ENGL311Professional Writing3 cr.
STAT219Introduction to Biostatistics 3 cr.
Foundations of Health Professions17 cr.
TransferAdvanced Standing Credit14 cr.
HLTH101R Introduction to Health Careers Seminar0 cr.
HLTH401Health Care Research 3 cr.
Major70-79 cr.
TransferAdvanced Standing Credit52 cr.
NURS315Health Promotion and Education3 cr.
NURS415Evidence Based Nursing Practice2 cr.
NURS420YCommunity Health Nursing Lecture/Clinical4 cr.
NURS421YNurse Manager and Leader Lecture/Clinical3 cr.
NURS496OSenior Nursing Seminar2 cr.
Choose the 4 (four) credit hour BSN Elective or choose the Medical Case Management Specialty (13 credits):4 - 13 cr.
BSN Elective(4) cr.
NURS317YHealth Assessment in Nursing4 cr.
Medical Case Management Specialty [CMS](13) cr.
MCMG300Case Management Fundamentals3 cr.
MCMG312Case Management Insurance/Utilization Review3 cr.
MCMG401Case Work Reporting Techniques4 cr.
MCMG403Case Management Special Populations3 cr.