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Admission Criteria for the RN-BSN Completion Program (For RN’s only)

The following requirements and materials must be submitted by deadline to be considered for admission:

  1. Application Form 
  2. Copies of all college transcripts

APPLICATION DATES AND DEADLINES

DEADLINES FOR APPLICATION

SEMESTER OF INTEREST TO ENROLL IN RN-BSN

JUNE 1st

FALL SEMESTER (AUGUST START DATE)

NOVEMBER 1st

SPRING SEMESTER (JANUARY START DATE)

APRIL 1st

SUMMER SEMESTER (MAY START DATE)

    3. Required Documents: (These items must be mailed to the School of Nursing). 

  • Current Georgia Board of Nursing Registered Nurse license *
  • Copy of current American Heart Association CPR (Only Basic Life Support (BLS) or Health Care Providers certification is accepted)
  • Current Physical completed by healthcare provider (please print forms located on the GSC School of Nursing website under Bachelor degrees- RN-BSN Completion Degree- Physical Requirements and Immunization form.)  Submit this form only.
  • Immunization Record. (Please refer to the Immunization form for a complete list of immunization requirements.) Submit this form only.
  • Tuberculosis screening within the past 12 months.

The following are academic and clinical requirements for the nursing program:

  • Graduate of an accredited associate degree or diploma program in nursing
  • Acceptance into Gordon State College by the application deadline
  • Completion of all prerequisite core curriculum course work with a grade of “C” or higher by the beginning of the RN-BSN program
  • Overall GPA of 2.5
  • A copy of Georgia Board of Nursing License will be required. If you are a recent graduate of an ADN program and are in the progress of taking the NCLEX, you must provide a copy of your RN license prior to the beginning of the second semester

*Applicants will be notified of acceptance or non-acceptance by U.S. mail.

Additional Requirements

  • Upon acceptance into the RN-BSN completion program, a criminal background check and drug screen will be required by the School of Nursing. The student will be responsible for the expense of the background check and drug screen. A separate email will be sent to students from the GSC Nursing Clinical Manager with detailed information.
  • Student liability insurance and personal health insurance is required for all students accepted into the RN-BSN completion program. These charges are automatically applied to the student business account at the time of registration. Personal health insurance is a requirement of the Board of Regents in Georgia for students in the health care professions.
  • Gordon State College Email: All students registered for classes at Gordon State College are provided an email account through the Gordon State College's email system.  The Nursing faculty and staff will use this email account to send communications to nursing students on a regular basis.  Students are responsible for reading official College email in a timely fashion.  Failure to read official College email does not exempt students from obligations that may be addressed.

These requirements are subject to revision.

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