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Nursing, BSN

1. What types of BSN programs does Arizona State University offer?

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

For more information on admission requirements for each pathway, click on the links above.

A Master of Science in Nursing (Entry to Nursing Practice) program is also available for students with a bachelor’s degree in another discipline from a regionally accredited university who wish to become a Registered Nurse.

2. How can I learn more about each nursing pathway?

Incoming first-year students (current high school students applying to ASU) should attend Experience ASU and an Edson College of Nursing and Heath Innovation academic session. Through these sessions, you will learn about ASU and also the Edson College – including admission to the Traditional Prelicensure Clinical Nursing Program. To sign up for these sessions, go to

Incoming transfer students, readmission students, second bachelor’s degree-seeking students, and current ASU students who are interested in changing their major to nursing should attend a Nursing Information Session

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

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

Prospective transfer, readmission and second bachelor’s degree-seeking students and current ASU students considering changing their major to nursing must attend a Nursing Information Session. After attending a Nursing Information Session, you will be provided with next steps.

Newly admitted first-year students should complete Priority Tasks on My ASU to take their next steps to enroll. More information can be found at

Students who already have an associate’s degree in nursing, and are interested in the RN to BSN program, should visit for more information and steps to get started.

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