Post-licensure Nursing Division
The School of Nursing offers a post-licensure RNBSN Program leading to a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.). The undergraduate program prepares men and women for professional nursing practice and provides a foundation for advanced study in nursing.
Also, in conjunctions with the College of Adult and Professional Studies, a certificate in Parish Nursing is offered.
Policies and General Information - Post-licensure Nursing Division
The admission requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree offered through the School of Nursing's Division of Post-licensure Programs are as follows:
- Proof of high school graduation or GED certification.
- Original transcripts from all previous college or university study at regionally accredited colleges or universities or an institution accredited by the Association for Biblical Higher Education.
- Prior completion of at least 60 transferable credit hours from a regionally accredited college or university or an institution accredited by the Association for Biblical Higher Education is required before the student is eligible to start a bachelor core program.
- A maximum of 40 hours of credit may be earned through the assessed learning process toward the required 60.
- Applicants with a diploma from a State Board of Nursing accredited hospital school of nursing may be eligible to apply for credit through the diploma evaluation process. A maximum of 40 credit hours awarded may be counted toward the required 60. This applies only to students applying to the Nursing program.
- Applicants who have earned an A.S. in Nursing or equivalent degree at a proprietary school which holds a national accreditation are eligible to receive credit in transfer. A maximum of 40 credit hours of supporting science and nursing courses may be counted toward the required 60. This applies only to students applying to the Nursing program.
- Proof of current unencumbered RN licensure;
- An overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 from all previous study. If an applicant's GPA is below 2.0, the student may be admitted on a probationary basis, as established by the guidelines of the college.
To graduate with a baccalaureate degree in Nursing from the School of Nursing at Indiana Wesleyan University, the following requirements must be met:
- Completion of 124 semester hours.
- Completion of the required core courses with a GPA of 2.75 or higher.
- Cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher.
- All individual core courses must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.
- Completion of 30 hours of general education as specified (General Education Requirements).
- Payment of all tuition and fees is required to receive a diploma.