Due to curriculum changes currently in process for the RN-BSN and MN programs this option cannot be offered to all students in the RN-BSN program during the 2022-2023 academic year.
The ADN to BSN to MN study option is a program plan for high-achieving associate degree or diploma-prepared nurses to earn their Master of Nursing degree. Applicants must be graduates of an NLN or ACEN accredited program. ADN-BSN-MN students substitute two undergraduate nursing courses with MN courses.
Admission Requirements & Process
To be considered for the ADN-BSN-MN study option, students must have a cumulative transfer GPA of 3.0
Full-time BSN students must indicate their interest and begin the application process in the ADN-BSN-MN study option by September 1st. They will be notified of the application status for this accelerated program by Autumn Quarter.
Part-time BSN students must indicate their interest and complete the application process in the ADN-BSN-MN study option by the end of Winter Quarter in year one. They will be notified of the application status for this accelerated program by Spring Quarter.
Write a goal statement. The statement should be relative to the objectives of the MN program. This should include how the ADN-BSN-MN study option will assist you in meeting your professional goals. This should be a maximum of three pages.
Add References. Three additional references are required for this program. Two must be submitted with the ADN-BSN-MN application and should include one academic references and one from a clinical nursing supervisor. The third reference will be submitted prior to completion of the BSN degree. MN Request for Recommendation forms are included in the UW Tacoma Master of Nursing Application listed in #3 above.
Resume/CV. The resume should describe all work experience, including professional, volunteer and community activities, identify dates and positions, and provide a brief description of responsibilities.