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 http://www.semo.edu/admissions/apply.htm
  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. Submit transcripts electronically to admissions@semo.edu or mail 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. The following must be completed in order to qualify for admission:

  • 2.8 cumulative GPA
  • Current valid nursing license in the U.S.
  • Current professional liability insurance
  • Current professional CPR licensure
  • Completed a background check
  • Completed the following prerequisite courses with a grade of ā€œCā€ or better:
    • Anatomy and Physiology I (must transfer in)
    • Anatomy and Physiology II (must transfer in)
    • English Composition II
    • Microbiology (must transfer in)
    • Chemistry
  • Completed most non-nursing requirements

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 CastleBranch.com. 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

Contact

573.651.2585
nursing@semo.edu
Crisp Hall 213
Department of Nursing
One University Plaza, MS 8300
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701