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The UMSL Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing at St. Charles Community College offers registered nurses the opportunity to continue their education through flexible and convenient programs offered off-campus. General education requirements are met through a strong liberal arts component including studies beyond the sciences, so graduates are prepared for advancement in the nursing profession. Nursing studies explore concepts of health assessment, family health, community health, research, leadership, and health promotion with community-based, independent clinical activities.

The RN to BSN curriculum at requires 29 credit hours and is designed to be completed in five consecutive semesters. Coursework is offered one evening per week, typically on Tuesdays from 6-8:40 p.m., on the SCC campus. Students may also wish to take online courses or complete coursework on the UMSL campus.


Admission Information

Spaces in the RN to BSN Program are awarded to qualified applications on a first-to-enroll basis. There is no application deadline. However, it is suggested that applicants submit all required materials at least 4-6 weeks prior to the start of the term for which they plan to enroll. Students must meet the following criteria to be considered:

*Students may be provisionally admitted to the first term of the program, pending NCLEX results. Students must pass the NCLEX before progressing into the second term.


For more information, an application for enrollment or to make an appointment with the academic advisor, contact us today.

Marsha Miller Marsha Miller, Site Coordinator
St. Charles CC
2123 Admin Bldg.
4601 Mid Rivers Mall Dr.
Cottleville, MO 63376
Teri Furlow Teri Furlow, Academic Advisor
St. Charles CC
2123 Admin Bldg.
4601 Mid Rivers Mall Dr.
Cottleville, MO 63376

RN to BSN Course Plan

Year 1 - Term 1
N3900 Role of Baccalaureate Prepared Nurse (3)
N3910 Nursing Theory for Population Health (3)

Year 1 - Term 2

N3920 Health Assessment for the Professional Nurse (3)
General Education course (if needed)

Year 1 - Term 3

N3930 Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice for the Professional Nurse (3)
N3940 Leadership and Management for Professional Nurse (3)

Year 2 - Term 4
N4901 Ethics, Values and Policy in Population Health (6)

Year 2 - Term 5
N4911 Community and Population Health Synthesis (6)

Course information is subject to change.

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The UMSL College of Nursing is fully accredited/approved by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, the Missouri State Board of Nursing (pre-licensure program), and the Pediatric Nursing Certificate Board (PNCB, PNP program).