2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Bachelor of Science in Nursing Completion Program

This curriculum allows active nurses to complete a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. As a liberal arts degree, the program includes The Northwest Core and Institutional Requirements, as well as upper-division nursing courses. Successful completion of the program results in the conferral of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.

Admission to the R.N.-to-B.S.N. Completion Program requires a current R.N. license that is proven to be in good standing.

The curriculum below reflects the total course requirements. As such, students transferring into the program may already have credit for a number of courses. Students interested in course equivalencies are referred to the Northwest Admissions Office web page on Transfer Equivalencies and/or Articulation Agreements (https://www.nwmissouri.edu/admissions/apply/transfer/equivalencies.htm). In addition, the degree requires a minimum total of 120 academic semester hours, including at least 40 hours in courses numbered above 300. A minimum of 30 hours must be taken at Northwest. Last hours of residency are waived.

B.S.N. Degree Requirements


The Northwest Core

44 to 47

Institutional Requirements


Nursing Program Requirements


Credit for RN license


The Northwest Core

Institutional Requirements

Total Credit Hours: 120