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RN-BSN Degree (Completion Program)

The BSN Completion program is now available at Aultman College. Join the leading health care college in Stark County and walk away with your BSN!

Aultman College’s BSN Completion Program is designed to help registered nurses complete their Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degrees in as few as five semesters.

In Aultman College’s BSN Completion Program, students are able to:

  • Attend smaller classes with a lower student-teacher ratio
  • Connect with dedicated faculty and staff
  • Enjoy a flexible hybrid curriculum
  • Work or manage outside responsibilities while enrolled

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Admission Criteria

Admission Requirements

  • Complete the online application
  • Submit the $45 application fee (waived with proof of military service)

Post-Licensure Track 1 Requirements

  • A certificate, diploma or ASN from a regionally accredited nursing program OR a diploma or ASN from Aultman College/Aultman Hospital School of Nursing
  • An active, unencumbered Ohio nursing license
  • An undergraduate GPA of 2.5 or higher (on a 4.0 scale) for all prerequisite courses and previous college credits

Post-Licensure Track 2 Requirements

  • A certificate, diploma or ASN from a regionally accredited nursing program OR a diploma or ASN from Aultman College/Aultman Hospital School of Nursing
  • An active, unencumbered Ohio nursing license
  • An undergraduate GPA of 2.0-2.49 (on a 4.0 scale) for all prerequisite courses and previous college credits
  • A minimum of six (6) credit hours of coursework with a cumulative semester GPA of 2.5 or higher must be achieved during the first semester to continue enrollment

Pre-Licensure Track 1 Requirements

  • A certificate, diploma or ASN from a regionally accredited nursing program OR a diploma or ASN from Aultman College/Aultman Hospital School of Nursing
  • Pass the NCLEX-RN Licensure Exam within two consecutive semesters from the first day of enrollment

Pre-Licensure Track 2 Requirements

  • Good academic standing and currently enrolled in the Aultman College ASN program
  • Complete program interest form
  • A cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher (on a 4.0 scale) for all prerequisite courses and previous college credits
  • Students must remain in good academic standing in both programs

Pre-Licensure Track 3 Requirements

  • Good academic standing and currently enrolled in an Associate Nursing program
  • Complete BSN Completion application and pay application fee
  • A cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher (on a 4.0 scale) for all prerequisite courses and previous college credits
  • Students must remain in good academic standing in both programs

Liability Insurance Requirement

Aultman College requires its post licensure students to provide proof of liability insurance with a $1million minimum coverage.

Graduation Requirements

  • Thirty-two (32) credit hours are granted for an active unencumbered RN license. Students must complete 26 additional credit hours of nursing coursework.
  • Students must complete 62 credit hours of general education coursework, all of which is available at Aultman College. There is the opportunity to transfer in fifty (50) of those sixty-two (62) credit hours from another approved institution.
  • A total of 120 credit hours are required to graduate from Aultman College with a BSN degree.
  • Students may complete the program in as few as five (5) semesters or extend longer depending on number of credit hours completed per semester.

Transfer Credits

Aultman College will evaluate each applicant’s earned credits from all official post-secondary transcripts to ensure that the earned credits meet an 80% content match and are consistent with Aultman College’s course levels. If the earned credits are consistent with the Aultman College course requirements, they will be reviewed on an individual basis. See the transfer credit policy for more details.

Residency Requirement

In order to graduate with an BSN Completion degree from Aultman College, 38 credit hours must be completed on campus.

Hybrid Class Structure

A portion of the BSN Completion Program’s course content will be delivered face-to-face in the classroom, and the remaining course content will be delivered online. For example, a three credit hour course would meet approximately two hours per week in the classroom and have four hours per week of online instruction.

Program Schedule

Courses are offered in an accelerated format, with two seven-week sessions per semester. Students can expect to be on campus two hours per week per course enrolled.

Program Effectiveness Data 

Click here to review the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Completion program effectiveness data.

Accreditation Visit

The bachelor of science in nursing completion program (BSN-C) was reviewed in February 2015 for initial accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and received full accreditation through 2020. The next visit will take place in spring 2020.

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

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Washington, DC 20001

Click here to review the BSN Completion Program curriculum plan.

Quality Matters Implementation Plan

Aultman College: Bachelors of Science Nursing BSN-C, is committed to implement the Quality Matters Standards for the design of online and hybrid courses, and we are systematically building and evaluating our courses based on these rigorous, research-based standards. The Quality Matters Standards assure that the online components of these courses promote learner engagement and provide students with all the tools and information they need to be successful learners. More information regarding Quality Matters may be found at www.qmprogram.org

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APPLICATION DEADLINES FOR BSN PROGRAMS:

  • June 1st for fall semester
  • October 1st for spring semester

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