Are you an RN thinking about earning your BSN degree? The RN-BSN program is specifically
designed for registered nurses who desire to obtain a bachelor of science degree.
This program offers flexible options for the educational needs of the registered nurse.
The course work is structured to enhance the breadth and depth of previous education
for the changing medical/health environment.
RN-BSN students must earn thirty (30) credit hours from FAMU. Note: This is a requirement for the baccalaureate degree.
The fast track for RN-BSN students can be completed in three semesters.
The Fast Track RN-BSN Program is offered to registered nurses, with a current Nursing
License, who are graduates of accredited associate degree or diploma programs in nursing
and leads to the Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. This program offers the RN
student the opportunity to acquire knowledge and skills needed for professional nursing
practice in a wide variety of settings and provides the educational foundation that
is the basis for graduate study in nursing. Registered nurses who meet the admission
requirements for the BSN program may complete the program in one calendar year of
The full-time study plan allows students to complete the program in three semesters,
and graduate after completing thirty (30) semester hours at FAMU. Students selecting
part time study may elect to complete the program in five semesters.
Credit given for associate or diploma nursing course
All courses are online (asynchronous)
Nursing courses can be completed in one calendar year
Full-time or part-time study available
Nationally accredited program
Program Learning Outcomes:
The program learning outcomes of the baccalaureate program are to prepare graduates
Use a variety of communication and collaborative techniques to engage in intra- and
inter-professional teams in ways that respect the values, ethics and practice standards
of all members and ensure the delivery of safe, quality care.
Apply critical thinking and clinical reasoning skills to deliver safe, quality care
within the health care system and to advance the nursing profession.
Apply leadership and management concepts and skills to influence systems and policies
in order to ensure safe, quality, patient care and healthful practice environments.
Implement strategies to provide safe, quality, patient-centered care to meet the needs
of diverse populations, based on physiological, psychological, sociological, spiritual
needs, cultural needs, preferences, and values.
Enact a professional identity that reflects a commitment to legal and ethical practice
and lifelong learning.
Engage in scholarly practice through critiquing research, using available evidence,
and exhibiting a spirit of inquiry in the delivery of safe, quality, patient-centered
Use appropriate informatics and healthcare technologies to promote positive health
outcomes and to deliver safe, quality care in the health care system.
Effective Fall 2021
We appreciate your interest in our Fast Track RN-BSN program at FAMU. You can complete
the application below. In addition to the RN-BSN application, students must also submit
the supplemental documents which includes an essay of professional goals, official
transcripts, a passport photograph, and three (3) letters of recommendation and all
required medical documentation.