Gifty Oppong ’20

“After graduating from the ADN program at QCC, I was debating whether I should continue my education. Elms College made all of my dreams come true. The program is unique, the professors are helpful, and the workload for the program is manageable with a full time job.”

Bachelor’s Degree Completion Program in RN-BSN

The Elms College bachelor’s degree completion program offered at Quinsigamond Community College (QCC) in Worcester meet all general requirements of Elms College. This is a 15 month program with classes offered both on the QCC campus and online. You enter this program with the required associate’s degree and satisfy Elms’ core requirements and the requirements of the RN-BSN program.

Interested in the RN-BSN online program? Click to learn more.

RN-BSN

Course Sequence

QCC RN-BSN Off-Campus program:

  • Wednesdays from 4:30 – 9 p.m.
  • Classes held at the Healthcare Workforce and Development Center, 25 Federal Street, Worcester.
  • 7 eight-week sessions, and selected courses may be online.
  • You can transfer up to 90 credits toward your Elms RN-BSN degree.
  • Only 30 residency credits are required.
  • Includes six graduate level credits.

Curriculum

Click to view course requirements for the RN-BSN Degree (BSN).

Fall I – Session 1

Course #FormerlyCourse Name# of Credit Hours
NUR 3101NUR 311Nursing as a Profession3
NUR 2600NUR 260Professional Communication3

Fall I – Session 2

Course #FormerlyCourse Name# of Credit Hours
NUR 3102NUR 312Adult Health Assessment3
MAT 1009MAT 109Statistics3

Spring I – Session I

Course #FormerlyCourse Name# of Credit Hours
NUR 3207NUR 327Family Theory/Application3
NUR 3107NUR 317Genomics: Application to Nursing Practice3

Spring I – Session 2

Course #FormerlyCourse Name# of Credit Hours
NUR 3400NUR 340Evidence-based Nursing Practice3
Any religion (REL) course3

Summer – Session I

Course #FormerlyCourse Name# of Credit Hours
NUR 4308NUR 438Quality & Safety in Healthcare3

Fall II – Session 1

Course #FormerlyCourse Name# of Credit Hours
NUR 4405NUR 405Population Health Nursing3
NUR 5302NUR 532Policy Health and Advocacy (Graduate Bridge Course)3

Fall II – Session 2

Course #FormerlyCourse Name# of Credit Hours
NUR 6400NUR 640Leadership & Management (Graduate Bridge Course)3
PHI 2408PHI 248Healthcare Ethics3