PROGRAMS OF STUDY
The Nursing Department offers the bachelor of science in nursing (BSN). Within this degree program, several educational options are available by which students may obtain their desired degree.
Major and Track/Concentration:
- Nursing (BSN)
The BSN program (BSN) is a traditional baccalaureate program in nursing. The degree requires 124 semester credit hours of study. Graduates of this track will be prepared to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN®). After passing this examination they will be eligible to begin a career as a registered professional nurse.
- Early Decision Option for High School Seniors
- Early Decision Option for Transfer Students (pdf)
- Admission Information for First-year Students
- Admission Information for Transfer Students
Course Requirements and Offerings
Rockford University’s Nursing department offers students the opportunity to complete either a traditional BSN program or an accelerated BSN completion program in nursing. Course requirements for these programs can be found in the Academic Catalog (pdf).