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Transfer Credit

The transfer credit below displays the avenue needed to obtain a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (BSN) or graduate degree from LSU Health New Orleans School of Nursing. The applicant must complete 34 hours of pre-requisite course work at any accredited college or university before applying to the School of Nursing. Once the student obtains their BSN they must pass the licensing exam to practice as a Registered Nurse. RNs then return to the School of Nursing to receive a graduate degree.

Beginning Fall 2018 semester, Abnormal Psych and Statistics 300/3000 level or above may be transferred if a grade of “C” or better is achieved.

Step 1: Pre-Requisites

Pre-Requisite Courses: 34 hours

English I
English II
College Algebra
General Biology & Laboratory (Science Major)
General Chemistry (Science Major)
General Psychology
Introduction to Sociology
Humanities (2)

Select an institution below to see the equivalent course numbers for pre-requisites:

Delgado Community College
Dillard University
Louisiana Tech University
Louisiana State University
Loyola University
Nicholls University
Southeastern Louisiana University
Southern University (Baton Rouge)
Southern University (New Orleans)
University of Louisiana-Lafayette
University of Louisiana-Monroe
University of New Orleans

Step 2: Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
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Step 3: Graduate Degrees

Clinical Nurse Leader (MSN)
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Nurse Educator (MSN)
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Adult Gerontology Acute Care NP (DNP)
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Adult Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist (DNP)
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Adult Gerontology Primary Care NP (DNP)
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Executive Nurse Leader (DNP)
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Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (DNP)
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Nurse Anesthesia (DNP)
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Primary Care Family Nurse Practitioner (DNP)
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Public/Community Health Nursing (DNP)
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Doctor of Nursing Science Research (DNS)
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The info on this page is valid 2017-18.