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The Indiana University School of Nursing offers a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree program with three tracks on the Fort Wayne campus—traditional BSN, RN to BSN, and a new BSN accelerated second-degree track.

Indiana University School of Nursing academic programs are designed to prepare students to sit for applicable licensure in Indiana. Information regarding applying for RN licensure in the State of Indiana, please visit:  If you plan to pursue licensure in a state other than Indiana, please review each state’s educational requirements for licensure and certification and state licensing board contact. Specific information regarding each state’s licensure requirements can be found on the NCSBN website at If you have questions regarding licensure, please contact Denise Kneubuhler, 260-257-6802. 

All Health Science Students at IUFW must first apply to become an IU Student in Fort Wayne before admission to the Nursing Program.  Apply here:

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Traditional BSN track

The traditional track is for those who don’t have a bachelor’s degree in any field or any prior nursing education. It requires four years of full-time study, and all coursework takes place on the IU Fort Wayne campus.

RN to BSN track

The RN to BSN track is for registered nurses who want to earn a BSN degree. All coursework takes place online.

New BSN Accelerated Second Degree track

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Accelerated Second Degree track is designed for students who have earned a bachelor's degree in a non-nursing field and want to pursue a nursing career.