Admission Process for RN-BSN Online Program

Admission to the RN to BSN Online Program is separate from the University. Our online advisor, Leah Michel, is happy to help you through the admission process. She can be contacted at 573-651-2766.

University Application (New Students)

  1. Apply online at
  2. When selecting your major please make sure to select Nursing RN-BSN.
  3. Request official transcripts from ALL previously attended colleges and universities to be sent directly from the institution to the Admissions office. Have them mailed to:
    Southeast Missouri State University
    Office of Admissions
    One University Plaza, MS 3550
    Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

After Acceptance to the University

Following your acceptance to the University, an advisor from the Southeast Online office will evaluate your transcripts and inform you whether or not you have the prerequisites necessary for admission to the RN-BSN Online program. Most non-nursing courses must have been completed before the student will be considered for admission to the program. In addition, the student must have achieved a 2.8 cumulative GPA.

RN to BSN Online Program Admission

When you qualify for admission to the RN-BSN program, you will receive a letter giving you instructions on how to sign up for the Certified Background Check. Once all of the requirements have been met you will then be admitted to the program and will be able to start taking nursing courses.

Important Information

If you are currently enrolled in an associate degree nursing program and need to know which courses to take that will transfer, please use the following link: Nursing Self-Review of Transcripts