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RN to BSN
Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program
for Registered Nurses
with an Associate Degree or Diploma

LSU Health Sciences Center is located in New Orleans, LA. The faculty of the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center offers a one-year track of study designed specifically for the RN with an Associate Degree or Diploma in Nursing. This program is based on principles of adult education and focused on the skills and experiences nurses bring to the educational setting. The RN to BSN coursework includes required general education and nursing courses designed and delivered for RNís only.

This program admits students in the fall and spring each year. Class size is limited and admission is very competitive. This program of study is fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education and is approved by the Louisiana State Board of Nursing. Our RN to BSN degree track provides a broad liberal and professional education that builds upon the competencies and knowledge achieved in previous nursing education and practice.

A student must have an unencumbered license to practice nursing in the state of Louisiana and have earned an Associate Degree or Diploma in nursing from any accredited college or university to fulfill the required pre-nursing courses.

For information regarding the RN to BSN Program of Study, please contact:

Dr. Stephanie Pierce
Email: spierc@lsuhsc.edu