MSU-Northern RN to BSN Completion program video

MSU-Northern offers rigorous Nursing Programs that promotes collaborative clinical learning, critical thinking, and personal growth in a career that is dynamic, diverse, and offers the opportunity to work in a variety of different capacities and places. Achieving the ASN degree prepares you to establish the seamless pathway into the RN-BSN Completion Program. MSU-Northern enhances registered nurses the opportunity to complete an advanced degree in nursing while working as a healthcare professional.

Instruction for Nursing courses can be delivered in multiple forms: Face-to-Face, Online (only), Hybrid (combination of Face-to-Face and Online), and Distant Technologies. ASN courses are predominately Face-to-Face and RN-BSN Completion courses are primarily Online with only two clinicals in the student's geographical area.

Program Outcomes Data Analysis & Action
  Expected Level of Achievement Year
2017
(as of 9/30/17)
2016 2015 2014 2013
Performance on licensure exam – ASN program only 1st time NCLEX-RN exam pass rate will be 80% or higher  80.95%

N-21
P=17
64.00%

N=25
P=16
74.47%

N=47
P=35
89.83%

N=59
P=53
70.49%

N=43
P=30
N=Number of First Time Test Takers
P=Number of Graduates Who Passed
Program Completion ASN: 80% will earn their ASN degree within 3 years of entering the program 74.2%

A=31
G=23 
90%

A=30
G=27
71.86%

A=64
G=46
75.31%

A=81
G=61
70%

A=87
G=61
A=Number of Students Admitted
G=Number of Graduates Who Completes Program
BSN: 80% will earn their BSN degree within 5 years of entering the program 77%

F=116
G=90
(Teachout Curriculum) 
87.50%

A=32
G=28
68.18%

B=22
G=15
70.37%

C=27
G=19
67.77%

D=24
G=16
A= Number of Students admitted in 2011
B=Number of Students admitted in 2010
C=Number of Students admitted in 2009
D=Number of Students admitted in 2008
F=Number of Students admitted 2012-2016
G=Number of Graduates
Job Placement 80% of graduates will be employed in nursing within 12 months of graduation  ASN
95.2%
ASN
100% 
ASN
100%
ASN
100%
ASN
92.9%
ASN: All ASN graduates, who passed the NCLEX-RN Exam, identified that they are gainfully employed as an RN.
RN to BSN
100% 
 RN to BSN
100%
RN to BSN
100%
RN to BSN
100%
RN to BSN
100%
RN to BSN: Upon admission to the RN-BSN Completion Program, the nursing students identified that they were working as an RN.

 

Montana State University-Northern Department of Nursing Associate of Science Degree in Nursing (ASN) is fully approved by:

Montana State Board of Nursing (MT BON)
301 South Park
PO Box 2000513
Helena MT 59620-0513
406-841-2300
www.nurse.mt.gov

The RN-BSN Completion Program follows the Rules and Statutes of the Montana State Board of Nursing.

Montana State University-Northern Department of Nursing Associate of Science Degree in Nursing (ASN) and Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (RN-BSN Completion) are accredited by:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, Georgia 30326
404-975-5000
www.acenursing.org

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