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Transfer of Associate Degrees for the RN to BSN Program

An RN student who enrolls at Northwest Nazarene University with an Associate of Arts (AA) or an Associate of Science (AS) degree in Nursing from a regionally accredited institution will receive:
  • Transfer credit up to a maximum of 62 credits from a two-year institution
  • Forty (40) credits of nursing electives for successful completion of the National Council Licensing Exam-Registered Nurse (NCLEX-RN), of which nine credits will be upper-division
  • Waiver of all general education requirements, with the following exceptions:
    • THEO2100 or THEO2105 (3) Introduction to Christian Theology
    • Math Proficiency (An equivalent transfer course may be substituted for this requirement)
An RN student who enrolls at Northwest Nazarene University with an associate degree in nursing from a regionally accredited institution other than an AA or AS will receive:
  • Transfer credit up to a maximum of 62 credits from a two-year institution
  • Forty (40) credits of nursing electives for successful completion of the National Council Licensing Exam-Registered Nurse (NCLEX-RN), of which nine credits will be upper-division
  • Waiver of all general education requirements, with the following exceptions:
(An equivalent transfer course may be substituted for the following requirements with the exception of Introduction to Christian Theology, which must be taken at NNU.)
  • THEO2105 (3) Introduction to Christian Theology
  • ENGL1035 (3) University Writing and Research
  • MATH2240 (3) Elementary Statistics
  • PSYC1555 (3) Introduction to Psychology
  • SOGY1555 (3) Introduction to Sociology