The Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree Program at Sentara College of Health Sciences is accredited
The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036,
Virginia State Board of Nursing
Sue Lamb, Admission Recruiter
This program was designed for licensed Registered Nurses who are seeking to obtain their Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree.
In response to the evolving changes in nursing and in healthcare, there is a nation-wide initiative to increase the number of Baccalaureate prepared nurses to 80% by 2020. Sentara College recognizes the importance of class offerings that accommodate the working individual. Our online classes can be taken at a pace that is suitable to the student’s schedule.
RN to BSN – see list of courses below for general education requirements.
For RN to BSN, candidates must have a minimum of 25 credit hours of general education requirements or proof of degree listed below to apply for admission. RN to BSN candidates must have all applicable general education courses listed on below completed prior to starting.
BSN or RN to BSN candidates who can provide proof of one of the following degrees will have some general education courses waived:
Associate of Arts
Associate of Arts and Sciences
Associate of Science
Any Bachelor’s degree
The following general education courses are waived for second degree candidates:
Fine Arts Elective
Introduction to Sociology
Introduction to Psychology
General Education Requirements
Chemistry with lab 4 credits
Anatomy and Physiology I 4 credits
Anatomy and Physiology II 4 credits
Statistics 3 credits
Developmental Psychology 3 credits
English Composition I 3 credits
English Composition II 3 credits
Microbiology with lab 4 credits
Oral Communication 3 credits
Ethics 3 credits
Introduction to Sociology 3 credits
Introduction to Psychology 3 credits
Fine Arts elective 3 credits
History Elective 3 credits
Humanities elective 3 credits
For transcripts reviews, please join us for an Academic Planning and Information Session or online WebEx.
1. There are no deadlines to apply. Applications are accepted on a first come, first serve basis (rolling admissions). Submit the application along with $85 (administrative processing fee), $100 (class deposit) and college transcripts.
2. No preadmission testing is required.
3. ALL official transcripts for all general education course requirements due prior to beginning coursework with Sentara College. Students will not be allowed to start classes unless the College has official transcripts.
Please note: Tuition and Fees are subject to change without notice.
Total program tuition - SENTARA EMPLOYEES = $10,530 (30 credits); NON-SENTARA EMPLOYEES = $15,360 (30 credits) Book costs (new) - approximately $1,443
Full Time Curriculum
|NUR 214: Accelerated Health Assessment (online plus the skills lab is independent study with a final competency exam)||4|
Total Credits (Summer):
|NUR 100: Nursing Informatics||2||NUR 321: Community Nursing||3|
|NUR 200: Professional Nursing in a Cultural Diverse Healthcare Environment||3||NUR 325: Community Nursing Practicum||1|
|NUR 215: Pathophysiology||4||NUR 409: Nursing Research||3|
|NUR 310: Orientation||1||NUR 415: Nursing Leadership/Management||2|
|NUR 324: Nursing Theory||3||NUR 420: SENIOR CAPSTONE |
(must be taken last semester)
Total Credits (Fall):
Total Credits (Spring):
Your advisor will counsel you regarding a part time curriculum.