- Must be a prior service member with an honorable or general discharge, including reservists. MECP and some other active-duty members may be eligible. Contact [email protected] if you have questions regarding eligibility for the program.
- Veterans BSN applicants must have a minimum of 60 college-level credits to begin this program. These credits can be drawn from military and academic experience. You may request an optional pre-admission review of transcripts to survey what credits are eligible for transfer into this program by contacting [email protected].
- Must submit Joint Service Transcripts (JST) along with DD214 paperwork electronically through the application.
- Completed prerequisites prior to start of class.
- Submit copies of:
- Official transcripts (from all post-secondary schools)
- Two letters of recommendation
- Current resume
- Personal statement
You need a minimum of 60 college-level credits, to include completion of required prerequisites (you may be able to get credit for some of these with your military training and experience):
- 6-8 semester hours Human Anatomy and Physiology
- 3-4 semester hours Microbiology
- 3 semester hours Statistics
- 3 semester hours Nutrition
- 3 semester hours Ethics
- 6 semester hours English
- 3 semester hours Math
- 12 semester hours Humanities/Social Sciences
The Veterans BSN is a full-time on-campus offering and admits for the fall and spring semesters. To earn a BSN, you must accrue 120 credit hours — 60 credit hours as prerequisites and the 60 credit hours outlined in the program of study. You may receive credit for some courses based on an evaluation of your prior training and experience, which is factored into your customized curricular roadmap. Programs of study are particular to the term at which you started the program.
For full listing of courses and descriptions, please visit the University Bulletin.
Program of Study
You will be required to complete a minimum of 500 supervised clinical hours over the course of this program.
This is a full-time on-campus degree program spanning 15 months. You should expect to live nearby to attend classes in Ashburn, Virginia, for the duration of the program.
Beginning fall 2018, each student admitted to the BSN program are expected to own and have ready access to a laptop or tablet with basic productivity software for classroom use.