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Nursing, BSN

1. What types of BSN programs do you offer?

There are four ways unique pathways to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at Arizona State University: 

  • Traditional Prelicensure Clinical Nursing Program
  • Concurrent Enrollment Program (CEP)
  • Post-baccalaureate Nursing Program
  • Online RN to BSN program

Students not offered direct admission into the nursing program will be admitted to community health. Students admitted to community health may change their major to health care coordination or integrative health. All three of these programs including the prerequisite nursing courses. An advisor can assist students with selecting the appropriate major.  

2. How do I schedule an appointment with an academic advisor?

Continuing nursing students who have already met with an academic advisor may call (602) 496-0888 to schedule an advising appointment.

Prospective students not attending ASU and ASU students considering changing their major to nursing, must first attend an on-campus BSN Information Session or an Online BSN Information Session prior to scheduling an appointment with an academic advisor. After attending the information session and submitting all unofficial college transcripts as directed during the information session, students may then call (602) 496-0888 to schedule an advising appointment. During your appointment, we will review the results of your transcript evaluation and assist you in planning your next steps.

Newly admitted freshmen students should attend an Orientation program and should not attend an information session. Students who already have an Associate’s Degree in Nursing, and are interested in the RN-BSN program, should visit for more information about our RN to BSN program.

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