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Program Information for BS Nursing Program

The Academic Program
The purpose of the bachelor of science program is to prepare a generalist professional nurse to deliver care in a variety of health care settings, meet the state requirements for eligibility to take the National Council Licensure Examination - Registered Nurse NCLEX-RN (TM), and provide a foundation for graduate study in nursing. Potential applicants to the program are highly encouraged to attend an informational session provided by the Office of Student Services.
 
There are five pathways to earn the BS in nursing program from UH Manoa:
 
High School Direct Entry into Nursing Program
The program is designed for Hawai'i high school graduates who thrive in a setting with guided independent study, professional application, and a collegial relationship with faculty and peer students. Students may enter the program in the fall. With the BS degree, the student is prepared for graduate education and continued career development. The student completes pre requisites in Year I and begins nursing courses in Year 2. Application Deadline: January 2 (Fall admission only).
**Note: Application period for Fall 2015 begins October 15, 2014. Please review the application instructions below for more specific details

  1. Program Information
  2. Application Instructions
  3. UH System Application
  4. Frequently Asked Questions
  5. Info Contact: Pre-Nursing Advisor at bsnurs@hawaii.edu

 
Hawai'i Statewide Nursing Consortium (HSNC) Bachelor of Science (BS) in Nursing
This curriculum, offered across the UH system, is designed to provide nursing students with a strong clinical and academic curriculum. Students seeking admission to the nursing program must complete prerequisite courses and examination before applying to the program.  Students may apply at the end of the first semester of year 1, and once accepted to the Department of Nursing; students enroll in the courses listed in sequence for three additional years. Application Deadline: Fall January 5, Spring September 1. 
**Note: Application period for Fall 2015 begins October 15, 2014. Please review the application instructions below for more specific details

  1. Program Information
  2. Application Instructions (until Spring 2015 admission cycle)
    Application Instructions (effective for Fall 2015 admission cycle)
    **Transfer Credit Evaluations are conducted by the Office of Admissions. They do not evaluate transcripts until you have been accepted into a program. You can do an unofficial evaluation of your credits at http://www.hawaii.edu/transferdatabase/li 
  3. Informational Sessions (TBA)
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         All information sessions held in Webster 201, no late entry
         Limited space available, First-come First-serve
         **Students interested in changing their major to Pre-Nursing must attend an Informational Session to meet their first Mandatory Advising requirement
  4. Departmental Application (until Spring 2015 admission cycle)
  5. Pre-Admissions Exam Information
  6. UH System Application
  7. Frequently Asked Questions
  8. Info Contact: Pre-Nursing Advisor at bsnurs@hawaii.edu

 
Hawaii Statewide Nursing Consortium (HSNC) Bachelor of Science (BS) in Nursing (ADN Graduates from Consortium)
The Hawaiʻi Statewide Nursing Consortium (HSNC) program for associate degree nursing (ADN) graduates is a statewide continuing consortium nursing curriculum available to UH students from Maui College, Kaua'i Community College, and beginning in fall 2015, Kapi'olani Community College. The program builds upon initial nursing preparation with coursework to enhance professional development, prepare for a broader scope of practice, and provide an increased understanding of the cultural, economic, and social issues that affect the delivery of safe, quality patient care. Application Deadline: Fall January 5, Spring July 1 (Note: UHM consortium curriculum (4th year) for neighbor island students (Maui and Kauai) will be on an annual basis admission starting Fall 2014).

  1. Program Information
  2. Application Instructions
  3. Departmental Application
  4. UH System Application
  5. Frequently Asked Questions
  6. FERPA Notice Form
  7. Info Contact: kellyhig@hawaii.edu

 
RN to Bachelor of Science (BS) in Nursing
The new RN to Bachelor of Science (BS) program is designed to provide an efficient bridge to the baccalaureate for RNs with less than 2 years experience as an RN. The program builds upon initial nursing preparation with course work to enhance professional development, prepare for a broader scope of practice, and provide an increased understanding of the cultural, economic, and social issues that affect the delivery of safe, quality patient care. Application Deadline: Fall January 5, Spring July 1

  1. Program Information
  2. Application Instructions
  3. Departmental Application
  4. UH System Application
  5. Frequently Asked Questions
  6. FERPA Notice Form
  7. Info Contact: kellyhig@hawaii.edu

 
Executive RN to Bachelor of Science (BS) in Nursing
The new Executive RN to Bachelor of Science (BS)  program is designed to provide an efficient bridge to the baccalaureate for RNs with 2 or more years experience as an RN. The program builds upon initial nursing preparation with course work to enhance professional development, prepare for a broader scope of practice, and provide an increased understanding of the cultural, economic, and social issues that affect the delivery of safe, quality patient care.Application Deadline January 5 (Fall admission only).

  1. Program Information
  2. Application Instructions 
  3. Departmental Application
  4. UH System Application
  5. FERPA Notice Form
  6. Info Contact: execrn@hawaii.edu

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