Plan of Study

RN to BSN track degree requirements and curriculum

To earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree on the RN to BSN track, you must complete a minimum of 120 credit hours of coursework that includes general education and nursing courses. All courses must be completed with a grade of C or above by the second attempt.

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Track options

The RN to BSN track can be completed in 12, 18, or 24 months after you’ve completed your general education coursework. All nursing courses are online and available year-round.

12-month option: 3 semesters, 12 credits per semester

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  • 18-month option: 4 semesters, 9 credits per semester
  • 24-month option: 6 semesters, 6 credits per semester

Learn about part-time study

Nursing courses

You must complete your general education coursework before you can begin taking nursing courses. The nursing courses can be taken in any order, with the exception of NURS-B 331 Transition to BSN Practice, which must be taken during the first term.

Academic advising

As a nursing student at IU Fort Wayne, you'll work closely with your academic advisor to prepare for admission into the nursing program. You and your advisor will track your progress to ensure you are on the right track for graduation and licensure.

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