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Area of Study

Nursing- RN to BSN
Mission: The mission of the RN to BSN program is to embrace diversity and provide a quality, accessible, enriching educational experience that allows the student to continue lifelong learning utilizing evidence-based practice in the profession of nursing.
The RN to BSN completion program is designed for the working registered nurse who has already earned an associate degree or diploma. This online program features 8-week courses with flexible starts that can be completed in three to five semesters, depending on general education course completion.

Program Outcomes

By the end of the program, the students will achieve the following:

 

  1. >80% or higher of the students will complete their program within 150% of the length of the program from the start of the first nursing course. 
  2. >80% of graduates will rate average or above-average 9 months after graduation their preparation to carry out the role of the Baccalaureate Nurse on their graduate/alumni survey. 
  3. > 80% of graduates surveyed will have employment as an RN within nine months of graduation.

GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT

This is a new program, so we do not yet have gainful employment data. Please check our program page MorganCC.edu/bsn for updated information in the future.

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Nursing Program Student Learning Outcomes

The five program student learning outcomes are:

Quality care

Apply research to promote best practice and use data to monitor the outcomes of care processes while using improvement methods to design and test changes to continuously improve the quality and safety of health care systems and deliver quality care to individuals, and diverse populations.

Professionalism

Demonstrate an enhanced commitment to professionalism that embraces excellence, caring, legal and ethical practice, civility, accountability, and life-long learning.

Communication

Model effective communication and collaboration with colleagues/interdisciplinary groups and members of the community to promote health, safety and well-being.

Leadership

Apply principles of leadership, and knowledge of quality improvement and organizational systems in designing, managing and coordinating safe, quality, and cost-effective patient-centered care.

Critical thinking/Clinical reasoning

Utilize a systematic process of critical inquiry using nursing, natural and behavioral sciences, humanities and arts to make evidence-based practice decisions that improve the nursing care of individuals, families, groups, and communities.

Accreditation

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Morgan Community College is pursuing initial accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education http://www.ccneaccreditation.org). Applying for accreditation does not guarantee that accreditation will be granted.

 

Application Information

  • The RN to BSN completion program is designed for the working registered nurse who has already earned an associate degree or diploma. This online program features 8-week courses with flexible starts that can be completed in three to five semesters, depending on general education course completion.
  • Eligibility criteria,  See the eligibility criteria in the RN to BSN program handbook.
  • Application
    • Online Applications are open
      • Fall enrollment: June 1st  – July 8th
      • Spring enrollment: October 1st – November 8th
      • Summer enrollment: March 1st – April 8th
    • Criteria for selection (competitive, point-based)
      • Cumulative Grade Point Average for RN nursing course work
      • Residence in MCC service area for minimum of 6 months
      • Graduate of MCC AAS nursing program
      • Previously qualified applicant not admitted

Learn how to apply in more detail here.