UDC RN to BS in Nursing Frequently Asked Question (FAQ)
What nursing programs are offered at the University of the District of Columbia (UDC)?
A nursing career ladder that includes three programs offered at UDC.
- The Nursing Assistant program for a student to become a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) is located in the Community College – Workforce Development and Lifelong Learning. For further information call 202-274-6950, or visit the website at https://www.udc.edu/cc/workforce-development/request-for-information/.
- The Associate of Applied Science in Nursing (AASN) program is for a student to become a Registered Nurse (RN), located in the Community College (Branch Campus – Building 52) at 801 North Capitol Street, NE | Washington, DC 20002. The Acting Director of Nursing is Dr. Vonda Rogers | 202-274-5907 | email address firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the AASN website at https://www.udc.edu/cc/programs-majors/nursing-program-aasn/.
- The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program is for Registered Nurses to complete the undergraduate baccalaureate degree (RN to BSN), and is located in the College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability, and Environmental Sciences (CAUSES) at the Van Ness Flagship Campus (Building 71, 5th Floor) at 4250 Connecticut Avenue, NW | Washington, DC 20008. Visit the RN to BSN website at https://www.udc.edu/causes/nursing/. Dr. Pier A. Broadnax is the Program Director for the RN to BSN program | 202.274.5916 | email: email@example.com.
Are the undergraduate nursing programs accredited?
Yes, the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and the Associate of Applied Science in Nursing (AASN) programs are both fully accredited by:
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
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PROGRAM-SPECIFIC QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)
What are the initial admissions criteria for the Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) program? Applicants to the RN to BSN program are required to have the following:
- Current Registered Nurse (RN) license (active and unencumbered)
- Official transcripts from an Associate Degree or Diploma nursing program housed in an accredited institution
- Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 2.7 or higher
- Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support Certification.
Is the Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program (RN to BSN) fully online?
Yes, the BSN curriculum is fully online, and requires 120 semester credit hours for graduation. The Program of Study (POS) or curriculum plan includes 11 nursing courses offered in six-week sessions, in addition to the general education requirements. Up to forty pre-licensure nursing courses are included in the 120 semester credit hours. Individualized course plans will be developed for each student to detail the courses required for degree completion and recommended course sequence. The BSN can be completed in less than 16 months if students follow the POS.
Who are the faculty in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program?
The undergraduate baccalaureate degree (RN to BSN) is located at the Van Ness Flagship Campus (Building 71, 5th Floor) at 4250 Connecticut Avenue NW | Washington, DC 20008. Visit the RN to BSN website at https://www.udc.edu/causes/nursing/ .
Dr. Pier A. Broadnax is the Program Director for the RN to BSN program
Dr. Pier A. Broadnax firstname.lastname@example.org 202-274-5916
The nursing faculty are as follows:
Elmira Asongwed, DNP, MS, CNE email@example.com 202-274-5909