Vincennes University (VU) receives its institutional accreditation from the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. Undergraduate nursing programs are additionally accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), and administered by the Department of Nursing (DON) in the College of Health Sciences and Human Performance (CHSHP). The university has the distinction of being the first college in the state of Indiana, as well as one of the first two year colleges in the U.S., and was founded by a (future) U.S. President, William Henry Harrison. In addition to the main campus, there is a second campus and three learning centers in the state.
VU offers a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) with one entry/ completion path: a BSN online completion program for post-RN licensure nursing students who have an associates degree or diploma in nursing.
Degrees and concentrations offered at this school include:RN to BSN (Completion program)
This is a 100% online program, with faculty available on-campus as necessary, to advise students. RN-BSN graduate job placement rates were 100%, 100%, 90% in AY (Academic Year) 2012-13, 2013-14 and 2014-15, respectively. Graduates of this program have found nursing employment in the areas of acute care, community health centers, long-term care, public health.
Credit requirements for this BSN degree is 120. Incoming students will already have some of the credits completed, so the remainder of the program will be upper division coursework, plus any incomplete requirements, if applicable.
Sample courses include:Professional NursingHealth Care PolicyPhysical AssessmentPathophysiologyPharmacology
Campus or HQ: Vincennes, Indiana.