RN to BSN Program                                                         

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CSU now offers two nursing programs-our stellar traditional BSN program and our newly developed RN to BSN. CSU is approved by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulations {IDRPR} and accredited by the Accreditation Commission for nursing Inc. {ACEN}
The RN to BSN program is designed for the working adult professional nurse interested in earning a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Beginning the summer semester of 2019, this program will allow qualified students to attend classes only one night a week.

Why Earn Your Degree at CSU

CSU, a Goldmine in the City of Chicago, is proud to be a leader in educational success stories. With a history of graduating leaders for more than 150 years, CSU continues to educate future leaders and educators by continuing to embrace the philosophy of interprofessional education. The Department of Nursing in the College of Health Sciences at CSU embraces and instills the value of team building and collaborative practice.

With excellent and experienced faculty and supportive staff, as well as committed academic deans and departmental chairpersons, you will find the guidance and assistance to help you to achieve your academic goal and propel your career into professional levels.

Admission Requirements

  • A nonrefundable university application fee.
  • Official transcripts from a degree-granting institution, reflecting a minimum grade point average of 2.75 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
  • An associate degree in nursing or a nursing diploma from an accredited nursing program.
  • RN license verification and work experience acknowledgment form that verifies current unrestricted RN license to practice in Illinois.
  • Meet the university prerequisite requirements for the bachelor's degree criteria as traditional nursing students.

Undergraduate Nursing Application 

Compose a brief essay of about 200-400 words, describing the factors that influenced your decision to enter the nursing profession and your professional aspirations following completion of the program. Please complete the form below, after submitting reply to the email received with your essay or email at any time to nursing@csu.edu.


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