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
2016
(Jan-June)
2015 2014
Performance on licensure exam – ASN program only 1st time NCLEX-RN exam pass rate will be 80% or higher 90.91%

N=11
P=10
74.47%

N=47
P=35
89.83%

N=59
P=53
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 90%

A=30
G=27
71.86%

A=64
G=46
75.31%

A=81
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 71.11%

A=45
G=32
67.74%

A=31
G=21
65.22%

B=22
G=15
A= Number of Students admitted in 2011
B=Number of Students admitted in 2010
C=Number of Students admitted in 2009
G=Number of Graduates
Job Placement 80% of graduates will be employed in nursing within 12 months of graduation ASN
100% 
ASN
100%
ASN
100%
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: 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 Phone: (406) 841-2340 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 Phone: (404)975-5000 www.acenursing.org

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