Registered nurses with a diploma or an associate degree in nursing (ADN) can earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from Austin Community College.
ACC's RN-to-BSN program is an affordable and high quality program that helps you advance your academic and professional journey. You will engage with exciting and informative course content that covers health policy, health promotion, public and community health, leadership, informatics, and more. With a BSN, you may also continue your education toward a master's degree or doctorate, opening doors to other career advancement opportunities.
The RN-to-BSN Program at Austin Community College is a special admissions program with limited availability. Students preparing for the program may select "General Studies in Pre-Health Sciences" as their major on the application. Because requirements may change, consult the program website to confirm current requirements. Admission to the college does not guarantee entrance into a particular course or program of study.
NOTE: Applicants must have an ADN from a regionally accredited institution of higher education that is accredited by a national nursing accrediting agency OR a diploma in nursing from an institution that is accredited by a national nursing accrediting agency.
RN-to-BSN Nursing CoursesCourses are sequenced and students will be notified each semester of the courses for which they will register.
NURS 3350 -Transition to Nursing
||NURS 4356 - Health Promotion Across the Lifespan|
NURS 3351 - Research and Evidence-Based Nursing Practice
||NURS 3354 - Legal and Ethical Issues in Healthcare|
NURS 3352 - Health Assessment Across the Lifespan
||NURS 4457 - Leadership and Management|
NURS 3353 - Informatics and Technology in Healthcare
||NURS 4161 - Leadership and Management Clinical|
|NURS 4355 - Community and Public Health||
NURS 4358 - Public and Global Health Policy
|NURS 4160 - Community and Public Health Clinical|
You must have completed 54 credits of the following general education credits and prerequisite courses in order to apply for the RN-to-BSN Program.
International students who are neither a U.S. Citizen nor a U.S. Permanent Resident and are on F-1 status or are seeking a F-1 visa, including those students who are currently enrolled at institutions of higher education in other programs of study, are eligible for acceptance (or to apply) to the Austin Community College RN-to-BSN program at this time.
The RN-to-BSN Program at Austin Community College at Eastview Campus located in Austin, Texas is accredited by the:
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400 Atlanta, GA 30326
The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the RN-to-BSN program is Initial Accreditation. View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program.
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