Transfer Students - Traditional BSN

Transfers Applying to the Traditional 4-year Program Without Nursing Transfer Credit

Students applying to transfer must file an AU transfer application

Requirements:

  1. Attended an accredited college or university. Students who have completed less than 30 semester hours of coursework from an accredited high school or equivalent must provide acceptable ACT and high school transcripts for acceptance. 
  2. Achived at least 3.0/4.0 cummulative grade point average in college coursework.
  3. Meet all other program requirements listed in the 4-year program:
    • Pass a criminal background check and drug screen (done prior to entering clinical coursework).
    • Meet the health status critera for mental and physical health.
    • Documentation of ability to perform the essential functions for clinical coursework.
    • Complete record of required immunizations. 

Transfer credit for required non-nursing coursework, including science coursework, will only be applied toward the nursing degree if the grade is "C" or better. Courses with a grade of "C-" can be transferred and applied toward Ashland University's institutional degree requirements, but will not apply toward the nursing program major requirements. 

Transfers Applying to the Traditional 4-year Program Seeking Nursing Transfer Credit

Students applying to transfer must file an AU transfer application and submit official transcripts through the admissions office. 

The CONHS Admission, Progression, and Retention Committee will determine if a student transferring from another accredited nursing program will be admiteted to the AU nursing program. Only coursework from accredited nursing programs will be considfered for transfer credit. Students who are admitted to the nursing program are subject to the degree and graduation requirements in the AU catalog and nursing student handbook at the time of admission. 

Requirements:

  1. The Transfer Admission Coordinator will refer all students with completed nursing coursework to the College of Nursing and Health Sciences Chair of the Admission, Progression, and Retention Committee for an additional decision to the Dwight Schar College of Nursing and Health Sciences nursing program. 
  2. Applicant must be in good academic standing in their current nursing program as evidenced by a letter from the Dean of that program. 
  3. Achieved at least a 3.0/4.0 cumulative grade point average in college coursework.
  4. Meet all other program requiremetns listed in the 4-year program:
    • Pass a criminal background check and drug screen (done prior to entering clinical coursework).
    • Meet the health status critera for mental and physical health.
    • Documentation of ability to perform the essential functions for clinical coursework.
    • Complete record of required immunizations. 

Credit for Transfer Nursing Coursework:

  1. Nursing course credits from an accredited porgram may be granted transfer credits. The Department Chair, Program Director, and/or College Admission, Progression, and Retention Committee review transcripts for clarification of course related content and assessment of transfer credit. 
  2. Transfer nursing coursework accepted to meet degree requriements for AU's nursing proram must have met the nursing degree requirements of the institution where the course credit was completed. 
  3. Clinical orientation, auditing of nursing courses, or retaking of nursing courses may be required in the admission process. 
  4. Students may be required to demonstrate safe practice in medication administration and other skills to progress even if tranfer credit is granted.

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