Available in Classroom or Online

This program is available fully online, providing an opportunity for those whose schedule and/or distance from FDU campuses would otherwise limit their options. Use the AVAILABLE ONLINE button to request information specifically about pursuing the RN to BSN online program.

Admission Requirements

Upon the completion of a Associate Degree and passing the NCLEX-RN, Fairleigh Dickinson University will award a minimum of sixty-six (66) credits toward the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree. These credits will satisfy the lower division requirements of Fairleigh Dickinson University’s BSN degree. The remaining courses needed to complete the degree requirement are listed below.

Degree Plan

General Education Requirements(18 credits)

  • College Requirements (12 Credits)
    • CSCI1105 Computers and Software
    • History Elective
    • Literature Elective
    • PSYC2201 Statistics
  • University Requirements (6 Credits)
    • UNIV1001 Transitioning to University Life
    • UNIV1002 Preparing for Professional Life

Major Requirements(36 credits)

  • NURS2550 Comprehensive Health Assessment
  • NURS2551 Lab: Comprehensive Health Assessment
  • NURS3208 Healthcare Economics
  • NURS3209 Bioethics
  • NURS3371 Prof Nurse in the 21st Cent
  • NURS4410 Community Health Nursing
  • NURS4420 Health Care Management
  • NURS4430 Critique and Utilization of Nursing Research
  • NURS6600 Introduction to Advanced Nursing Practice:Philosophy & Theories
  • NURS7702 Advanced Pathophysiology
  • NURS____ Elective
  • NURS____ Elective

A minimum of 120 credits is required for graduation.

Course Descriptions