Methodist College

RN-BSN FAQs

Following are some frequently asked questions about the RN-BSN program. If you do not find an answer to your question, please call 309-672-5513.

Are all classes online?

Yes, all of the required courses are online and are accessed through the college learning management system. 

Do I need to have a GPA of 2.0 in the general education courses to be admitted into the RN-BSN program?

Yes. If your GPA is not high enough, speak with the recruiter for suggestions on how to resolve this.

How many general education credits may I transfer?

Up to 47 general education credits may be transferred from accredited colleges.

Do I get any credits for my Associate Degree/Diploma with RN credential?

Yes, you will receive 30 credits for your Associate Degree/Diploma with RN credential.

How long do I have to complete the program?

The program can be completed in 4 semesters, but you have 5 years to complete the program.

What if I am a new graduate or have not recently worked as an RN?

Please meet with the recruiter if you are in doubt about your ability to apply. Experience will assist the student in organizing his or her clinical experiences, and faculty will assist the student where necessary.

What are the deadlines for admission?

You are encouraged to complete your enrollment as soon as possible, but applications are continually accepted on a rolling basis.