A student who completes the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program may reduce the length of the Master of Science in Nursing by fulfilling the following conditions:
- Maintain a 3.3 grade point average by the end of the junior year
- Complete the application process for the Master of Science in Nursing program at the end of the junior year
- Successfully complete one master level course requirements in the senior year with a minimum grade of B-
- In the June and July months following graduation, successfully pass the NCLEX exam and submit an RN license that is current and unrestricted as well as an official undergraduate transcript
If these conditions are met, the research methods course (NUR 574) will be waived. The Master’s candidate could complete the program of study in one intensive academic year following completion of the bachelor degree.