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RN-BSN Completion Track is a program in the Department of Nursing

Our Mission: The Department of Nursing reflects the mission of Muskingum University by providing quality nursing education which fosters critical thinking, positive action, ethical sensitivity and spiritual growth within the context of a caring community where individual fulfillment is encouraged and human dignity is respected. Liberally educated nursing graduates are able to integrate knowledge, skills and values from the arts and sciences to provide safe quality nursing care, to act as advocates for families, groups and communities and to manage twenty-first centrury changes in the health care system.

If you are a RN with a desire to improve your qualifications, the RN-to-BSN program is the answer. Click to apply for admission.

RNs must have completed an accredited ADN or diploma nursing program and hold an Ohio active unrestricted nursing license. (Minimum overall GPA of 2.5 required).

Nursing Courses (23 credit hours)

NURS 330 Transitions in Professional Practice (3)
NURS 335 Health Assessment (3)
NURS 340 Nursing Research (3)
NURS 430 Perspectives in Global Nursing and Health (3)
NURS 460 Community Health Nursing (4)
NURS 470 Contemporary Issues in Nursing and Healthcare (3)
NURS 480 Nursing Leadership/Management (4)

Non-nursing Courses Required for the Major (9 credit hours)

PHIL 305 Biomedical Ethics (3)
HLSC 304 Statistics for the Health Sciences (3)
PSYC 232 Behavioral Statistics (3)
HLSC Elective Upper Level Health Science Course (3)
HLTH Elective Upper Level Health Course (3)

Additional credits may be required to complete the program.

For a complete listing of Nursing requirements, policies and procedures please refer to the the Nursing Department Student Handbook.



Audit Worksheet for RN-BSN Degree


Contact Information

Practice Requirements:      

Participation in clinical experience is NOT permitted until photo requirement is met.  Photo must be submitted no later than 10 days (two weeks) before your theory/clinical course begins.


Name/Photo ID Badges need to be worn at all times during clinical experiences.  These are a specialty item provided by the MU Department of Nursing at the beginning of the clincial course. 

"Students must provide a valid picture of themselves on a plain background for the purpose of making a Muskingum University identification badge. The picture may be dropped off, mailed or emailed to Jennifer McCarty ( in the Nursing Department office, room #416 Boyd Science Center at Muskingum University. If you are unable to deliver the picture in person, please send a copy of your drivers' license with your picture. The picture on your drivers' license will be used to provide proper ID verification.  You may "black out" any information on the copy of your drivers' license that you would prefer we not receive." Please contact the nursing department to make arrangements for your photo badge or if you have any questions at (740-826-6160) or email