RN to BSN Online (BSN Completion Program)

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The Minot State University BSN Completion Program is for the registered nurse (RN) who wishes to pursue a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing.

The BSN Completion Program is available in a flexible and convenient online format with one designated clinical course (NURS 457 Public Health for the Professional Nurse).  The goal is to facilitate successful completion in the program by identifying a plan of study for each RN student that matches their needs.

Minot State University's BSN Completion Program is flexible and available as a part-time or full-time model. See the RN to BSN Program fact sheet to find the following:

  • Admission Requirements
  • General Education Requirements
  • Sample Nursing Curriculum
  • Graduation Requirements

The BSN Completion Program builds upon prior learning and experiences. Each course is designed to provide the RN with advanced knowledge in nursing concepts and principles. This new knowledge is directly related to the professional nurse's roles and responsibilities regarding individuals, families, groups, and the community.

  1. Graduated from a board-approved nursing education program and have passed the NCLEX-RN.
  • Conditional admission if in the last semester of a nursing program before graduation.
  • Students that have not passed their NCLEX-RN may be conditionally admitted the first semester of the program and may take the following courses:
    1. General education courses if needed
    2. Required statistics support course if needed
    3. NURS 363 Nursing Theory and Research
    4. NURS 383 Professional Nursing I
    5. Special topics course(s)
  1. Apply now for admission to Minot State University. Submit all official transcripts from colleges and universities attended to the enrollment office. You do NOT need to send transcripts from colleges or universities within the North Dakota University System.

  2. Complete the application to the BSN Completion Program. Before submitting the application, contact the BSN Completion Program at 701-858-3251 or e-mail Melissa.fettig@minotstateu.edu.

  3. E-mail the application and required documentation listed in the application to Melissa.fettig@minotstateu.edu or mail to:

Minot State University
Department of Nursing
500 University Ave W.
Minot, ND 58707

  1. Pay the $25.00 BSN Completion Program application fee. You can pay over the phone by contacting the business office at 701-858-3333 or sending a check to the Minot State University Department of Nursing. Make checks payable to Minot State University.

  2. Meet with the RN to BSN Program Director in the Department of Nursing to develop a plan of study, 701-858-3251.

  3. Minimum GPA 2.75 on 4.0 scale.

  4. The nursing program courses and required support course(s) must be successfully completed with a grade of C or above to progress in the program.

For questions or additional information, call 701-858-3251 or email Melissa.fettig@minotstateu.edu. Program information, general education and graduation requirements, and sample nursing curriculum can be found on the BSN Completion Program webpage, BSN Completion Program fact sheet and Department of Nursing Handbook.

At Minot State, you pay our in-state tuition rate regardless of where you call home. Visit our COST AND AID page to find out more information.

For more information, please contact:
BSN Completion Program
Department of Nursing

500 University Ave W
Minot, North Dakota 58707
Department Phone: 701-858-3101 or 1-800-777-0750 ext. 3101
Fax: 701-858-4309
Email: nursing@MinotStateu.edu or Melissa.fettig@MinotStateu.edu 
Melissa Fettig, Director BSN Completion Program 701-858-3251