R.N. Preference Pathway Admissions Information

  • Important Dates

    Spring 2018 Information

    Application Deadline: November 15, 2017

    Everything on the BSN Nursing Application Checklist must be completed by the application deadline of November 15, 2017. 

  • Program Overview

    Click the link below to view information about the overview of the program.

    RN-BSN Handout

  • Admitted to Valdosta State University

    Please click on the following link to apply to Valdosta State University. http://www.valdosta.edu/admissions/undergraduate/apply-now.php

    For active duty military applicants, please contact Mr. Mark Smith (marksmith@valdosta.edu) in the Adult and Military Programs Office regarding applying to the University.

    A student identification number will be needed as a component of the application process for the BSN program. A student identification number is provided upon applying to the University. 

  • Successful Completing of an Associate Degree in Nursing

    Applicants must successfully complete at minimum 32 credit hours of articulation credit and have received an Associate Degree in Nursing.

  • Nursing Core Requirements

    RN-BSN Advising Checklist

    In addition to the above mentioned requirement, all core classes (a total of 60 credit hours) must be completed prior to the start of the BSN program.

    If you have any questions or concerns about this information, please contact the P.A.S.S. Center at conhspasscenter@valdosta.edu

  • Transcript Evaluation Options

    Option 1: Apply to Valdosta State University Undergraduate Admissions Office ($40 application fee). Send official transcripts to the Undergraduate Admissions Office. Once you receive your acceptance letter, email the P.A.S.S. Center (conhspasscenter@valdosta.edu) requesting a transcript evaluation. Please include your name and student identification number in the email.

    Option 2: Send your official transcript and $45 to Mrs. Cecilia Furey (1500 North Patterson Street, Valdosta, GA 31698). However, most students chose option 1 if they are not a VSU student because if you decide to enroll at VSU, you will eventually have to apply to Valdosta State University and pay the $40 application fee.

    For active duty military applicants, please contact Mr. Mark Smith (marksmith@valdosta.edu) in the Adult and Military Programs Office regarding applying to the University. 

  • Grade Point Average Requirements

    A minimum 2.0 overall grade point average is required for acceptance into the BSN program. 


  • Possession of a Unencumbered Active State RN License

    Applicants must possess an Unencumbered Active State RN license and provide documentation and submit it to: conhspasscenter@valdosta.edu  

  • State of Georgia Legislative Requirement

    Please click on the following link for the State of Georgia Legislative Requirements.


    For questions about this requirement, please email the P.A.S.S. Center (conhspasscenter@valdosta.edu). 

  • RN to BSN Program Application