FAQs - RN to BSN Nursing
Who is the accrediting body for Armstrong's RN-BSN program?
Armstrong's online RN-BSN program is accredited by the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and is approved by the Georgia Board of Nursing.
What are the admission requirements to Armstrong's RN-BSN Program?
- admission to Armstrong Atlantic State University's undergraduate program of study
- minimal GPA of 2.0 on all prerequisite course work
- separate application to nursing program
- health history and physical exam
- hepatitis B
- tuberculosis screening or PPD
- current American Heart Association CPR for health care providers certification
proof of personal health insurance
- signed student/professional confidentiality statement (HIPPA)
- health professions liability insurance for registered nurses
- proof of current unencumberedGeorgia RN license
What are the requirements to progress through Armstrong's RN-BSN Program?
As found in the undergraduate catalog, students earning a grade lower than C in two nursing courses will be dismissed from the program with no possibility of readmission.
How do I drop a class without penalty?
Classes must be dropped before midterm to receive a grade of W, the full policy and all applicable forms are available through the Registrar's office.
What are the requirements to apply to a Masters program after graduation?
At Armstrong, students must take the GRE or MAT and meet a minimum score requirement or have a 3.0 minimum overall GPA and minimum 3.0 Nursing GPA. Students should check other colleges and universities for their admission requirements.
Does Armstrong's RN-BSN program of study endorse the Georgia RN-BSN Articulation Model?
Yes, Armstrong's RN-BSN program does endorse the Georgia RN-BSN Articulation Model: Validation of previously earned nursing credits.
Students will receive thirty three (33) hours of previously earned nursing credit applied toward the baccalaureate degree after successful completion of six(6) credit hours of RN-BSN nursing course work.
Will I be required to attend an on campus orientation (Navigate)?
If you are transferring to the University or are over the age of 23, then you would be considered a transfer or nontraditional student respectively. Transfer and nontraditional students are not required to attend orientation sessions.
What kind of technology is required to complete Armstrong's RN-BSN online program?
The IT Services website maintains information on technology requirements for students attending Armstrong's online and blended programs.
Will I be able to take Area A-F core fully online if needed?
The offering of Area A-F core fully online will vary semester to semester. Some classes may require on-campus instruction.