Admission & Graduation Requirements

It can be difficult to figure out whether you have all of the experience and coursework you need to begin an adult degree program. Maybe it has been a long time since you went to school, and you’re just not sure. We’re here to help you—contact us so we can walk you through the process and help you along the way.

Admission Requirements

To be admitted into the RN to BSN program, you need:

  • An associate degree or diploma in nursing from an accredited program.
  • A cumulative grade point average of 2.7 or higher in prior academic work.
  • Current licensure as an R.N. in Indiana or a neighboring state.
  • Work experience in a health-care delivery setting (1 year minimum). Currency and relevance of work experience will be evaluated individually.

Graduation Requirements

Graduation from our program to receive a Bachelor of Science in Nursing requires:

  • Completion of a total of 120 credit hours accepted by Goshen College.  Learn more about earning credits on our Earning College Credit page.
  • Completion of the RN-BSN program.
  • A cumulative grade point average of 2.7 or above in the RN-BSN program.
  • Completion of general education and supporting-course requirements (see below).

General Education & Supporting Course Requirements

There are a few courses you need to complete before you graduate from Goshen College. These General Education requirements can be met by transfer credit from another institution, by CLEP or DANTE exam, or by courses taken at Goshen College. Whatever you decide, we can help you make sure to get these requirements completed for graduation.

Course Minimum Credits
English Composition 3
Anatomy & Physiology 4
Principles of Sociology OR Psychology 3