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  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
    Progressive Option – PN to RN to BS

    The Monroe College B.S. in Nursing Progressive Option offers students the opportunity to smoothly transition through three levels of nursing studies in nine semesters over three academic years: 

    • Year One: Certificate in Practical Nursing
    • Year Two: Associate Degree in Nursing
    • Year Three: Bachelor of Science Degree, Nursing Major

    Candidates who are already Licensed Practical Nurses may enter the progressive option directly at the Associate level.

    Who Should Apply?

    The program seeks to admit adults who are seeking a career in nursing. This is a full-time day program. Candidates must be prepared to attend college three full semesters each academic year for three years.

    Admissions Requirements

    The School of Nursing Admissions Committee holistically reviews each applicant’s admission materials and selects the most highly qualified candidates for a limited number of seats. Applicants must provide the following:

    • ATI Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) scores at the Proficient level or higher
    • High school transcripts with an overall grade point average of 75 or higher
    • Evidence of satisfactory grades (generally, C+ or higher) in algebra, biology/living environment and chemistry at the high school or college level
    • College transcripts with a grade point average of 2.75 or higher, for candidates who have previously earned college credits
    • Two letters of recommendation from employers, academic institutions, or community organizations

    Application Process

    A nursing admissions advisor will guide each applicant through the required steps: 

    • Submit the Monroe College online application, including the personal statement and
      $35 application fee
    • Submit the required documents 

    Once the application and admissions documentation has been evaluated, eligible candidates are scheduled for an interview with the School of Nursing Admissions Committee. Candidates are provided timely notice of the Committee’s decision. Those who are accepted will complete the financial aid process and are subject to a background check and a physical exam. 

    Application Deadlines:

    • Fall Semester Enrollment: July 15th
    • Winter Semester Enrollment: October 15th

    Please contact us with questions or for further information: (646) 393-8479.


    The Bachelor of Science, Nursing program is accredited by the:

    Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).
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