Trinity Washington University’s nursing program offers advanced placement for Registered Nurses (R.N.s) holding an Associate’s degree or a diploma in nursing. Our students experience a strong curriculum that helps improve their critical thinking skills in order to function more independently. This program is designed for the adult learner and R.N.s admitted into the program may receive credit for previous general education courses and up to 32 credits for previous nursing courses.

Applicants must provide proof of a valid R.N. license in a U.S. jurisdiction and eligibility for R.N. licensure in the District of Columbia, Maryland, or Virginia; current students must present proof of a valid R.N. license in the District of Columbia before registering in clinical courses. Our students can take classes on campus only one day per week as well as experience courses that blend online and on-campus learning.

You can apply to this program through NursingCAS.

PROGRAM QUICK FACTS


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Degree Level: Undergraduate
Degree Type: B.S.N.
School: School of Nursing and Health Professions
Offered as a Major: Yes
Offered as a Minor: No

Trinity Washington University’s nursing program offers advanced placement for Registered Nurses (R.N.s) holding an Associate’s degree or a diploma in nursing. Our students experience a strong curriculum that helps improve their critical thinking skills in order to function more independently. This program is designed for the adult learner and R.N.s admitted into the program may receive credit for previous general education courses and up to 32 credits for previous nursing courses.

Applicants must provide proof of a valid R.N. license in a U.S. jurisdiction and eligibility for R.N. licensure in the District of Columbia, Maryland, or Virginia; current students must present proof of a valid R.N. license in the District of Columbia before registering in clinical courses. Our students can take classes on campus only one day per week as well as experience courses that blend online and on-campus learning.

You can apply to this program through NursingCAS.

Advanced placement for Registered Nurses (R.N.s) holding an Associate's degree or a diploma in nursing.

Learn In Demand Skills

  • Caring, advocacy and leadership
  • Clinical reasoning and /critical thinking
  • Patient safety
  • Evidence based practice

Prepare for Success: Potential Careers

  • Clinical Nurse
  • Public Health Nurse
  • Nursing Shift Manager

Accreditation

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Trinity is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

Featured Nursing R.N. to B.S.N. Courses

NURS 300 RN-BSN Transition
NURS 320 Policy and Politics in Nursing
NURS 325 Contemporary Issues In Nursing and Health Care
NURS 330 Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice
NURS 410 Leadership and Management of Health Care
NURS 421 Community Health for Registered Nurses
NURS 490 RNBSN Capstone
NURS 562 Advanced Health Assessment
SNHP 342 Health Care Finance
SNHP 405 Informatics and Data Management
SNHP 501 Theoretical Foundations

Discover Your Strength with a Truly Singular Higher Education Experience

Trinity Washington University has been educating national and local leaders for over 120 years.

Discover Empowerment

  • Attend a U.S. Department of Education-designated Predominantly Black Institution and a Minority Serving Institution
  • Graduate with less debt:  Trinity has the lowest private college tuition rate in the Washington D.C. region; 100% of students receive some sort of financial aid, with 80% eligible for Federal Pell Grants
  • Learn leadership skills in Trinity’s inclusive environment: Trinity is a national innovator for gender, racial and social equity in higher education
  • Trinity empowers women leaders to make positive changes for their families, communities, places of work and the larger society
  • Learn to lead with integrity and compassion, justice and equity as a professional and as a citizen leader

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  • Community: Trinity graduates more D.C. residents than any other private college, making up nearly 60% of the student body. Trinity’s location in the heart of the national’s capital provides unparalleled internship and research opportunities
  • Care for each and every student: Trinity’s ~4:1 student-to-teacher ratio means students are never just a number
  • Student welfare: Trinity offers low-cost residential and meal plan options and resources for students experiencing serious temporary food insecurity and other life challenges
  • Lifelong learning: Trinity develops the drive to keep learning, to discover and analyze new ideas, to advocate and implement actions that contribute to the common good and support social transformation

Discover Excellence

  • Accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education since 1921
  • Trinity graduates consistently perform above the national average on professional exit exams and certifications
  • Trinity’s award-winning faculty are national and local leaders in their fields, with many highly awarded for research and other publications
  • With opportunities for original research in many programs, Trinity students have been cited as authors in published research and articles