RN to Baccalaureate Nursing Major

For students admitted to the nursing program 2009 or later.

This degree is designed for students who already hold a Michigan RN license, but who have not completed a baccalaureate program. See admission and retention standards for this program outlined above.

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Total Credits Required for Degree 126

Liberal Studies 30-40
Health Promotion Requirements 2

Required Courses in Major 63

Other Required Courses 27

*Courses included in the maximum 47 semester hours of transfer nursing courses.

**Transfer Students: Other chemistry courses may be substituted for the Northern Michigan University chemistry course requirement [4 credits minimum] at the discretion of the nursing faculty.

The Nursing Department accepts biology courses (anatomy, physiology and microbiology) from other colleges and universities that are at least 3 credit hours. If any course that includes a laboratory component is less than 3 credit hours, the student will take the specific course at NMU or a substitute designated by the department.

This major does not require a minor.