College of Nursing

Nursing (for Rn's Only) (NURN_BSN)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: Abington, Fayette, Mont Alto, New Kensington, Schuylkill, Shenango, World Campus):
Requires a current RN License in good standing, associate degree in nursing or RN nursing diploma.
Nursing (NURS_BSN)
Penn State University Park: No Transfer Admission
(Start and Finish at: Altoona, Behrend, Fayette, Mont Alto, Schuylkill or Scranton)
Penn State University Park:
No transfer admission to Penn State University Park. The General Nursing option admits applicants as first year students only and is not available for transfer admission.
Penn State Commonwealth Campus Locations:
Available for transfer admission. Nursing requires a cumulative college GPA of 3.50 or higher in addition to 4 credits in anatomy and 3 credits physiology. Course work must be completed with a grade of C or higher.
Deadline: November 30, 2018

Complete application materials must be received by November 30 in order to be considered for admission

Nursing (second Degree Option) (NRSD_NODEG)
(Start and Finish: Altoona, Harrisburg)
Requires a BS or BA degree (with at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA) and completion of all required non-nursing courses for the BS degree (with at least a C or better), including 6 credits of English composition and writing, 3 credits of speech communication, 6 credits of quantification (including statistics), sociology (or other social science), psychology, human development, nutrition, 6 credits of arts, 6 credits of humanities, and the following sciences with labs: chemistry, microbiology, anatomy, and physiology.
Deadline: November 30, 2018

Applicants should submit a School of Nursing application with transcripts, directly to the Undergraduate Admissions Office by November 30th. Please visit the College of Nursing website for more information.

College of Nursing Second Degree Program