Academics: Bachelor of Science in Nursing

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UW Tacoma Nursing takes a registered nurse, licensed in Washington State, to a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) degree. Once admitted to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, students receive an admissions packet that includes important information. A personalized and detailed program plan is provided at BSN Orientation. After receiving a program plan at Orientation, consult the Academic Advisor immediately if you have questions or need to change your program plan. To make an advising appointment, call click the button below. 

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Academic Advising

  • New student advising and orientation
  • Information about meeting admission deficiencies
  • Clarifying degree requirements
  • Approving transfer credits toward the degree
  • Planning and tracking progress in the degree
  • Evaluating your plan for graduation
  • Completing the paperwork necessary for graduation
  • Referrals to other resources (counseling, faculty, etc.)

Faculty Advising

  • Mentoring during coursework and independent studies
  • Information about educational and professional career choices
  • Assistance with problem solving when factors affect academic progress in the program
  • Referrals to campus or community resources
  • Assistance in linking the BSN degree and future goals, including:
    • Pathways to careers
    • Graduate study