Indiana University East Nursing School Review

Indiana University East (IUE) was founded in 1971 as a regional campus of the Indiana University system. The campus is based in Richmond, Indiana. Off-campus regional centers in Lawrenceburg, Connersville and New Castle also host classes. Other campuses of the regional system include Northwest, Southeast, Bloomington, Kokomo, South Bend and two partnership campuses in Indianapolis and Fort Wayne.

Indiana University educates students in the west Ohio and east Indiana. Over 3,500 students are enrolled in Indiana University’s 50 + academic programs. Students have the opportunity to study abroad and work with faculty through special educational projects. Indiana University East is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission.

Nursing Programs

BSN (Bachelor of Science in Nursing) programs at Indiana University prepare nurses according to the standards set by the American Nurses’ Association (ANA) and American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN). The BSN programs of Indiana University East School of Nursing are accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission.

Indiana University East Undergraduate Nursing Programs

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Program

The BSN program can normally be completed in four years, including general education and nursing course prerequisites. Students may take longer to complete the nursing program depending on their ability to progress through general education courses. In the BSN program, students have 1 year from the proposed start time in the nursing course curriculum to complete each nursing major course.

The nursing program is an upper division program which admits students after they have been formally accepted to the university and have applied to the nursing program. Admission requirements include a 2.5 or higher overall GPA and a minimum of 2.7 GPA in all nursing courses. Upon completion of the program, students earn a BSN and are eligible to take the NCLEX-RN, National Council for Licensure Exam for Registered Nurses.

RN to BSN (Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing) Mobility Option

Working nurses who want to earn a BSN will benefit from the RN to BSN Mobility Option. Nursing students meet for courses just once a week on campus and complete clinical experiences in their locale. The program can be completed in 5 semesters.

RN to BSN Online Option

Nurses at all Indiana University campuses including Indiana University East have the option of completing the BSN online. The program can be completed in as little as 12 or as long as 24 months depending on the individual student’s plan of study.

Indiana University East Graduate Nursing Programs

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

The MSN nursing program is a partnership between Indiana University East and Indiana University Kokomo. Students can choose from the following specializations for the MSN degree:

– MSN Nursing Education

– MSN Nursing Administration

Students in the MSN program complete 39 academic credits to earn the MSN degree. Admission requirements to the program include a BSN from a program accredited by a nursing body, a valid and clear RN license and at least one year of work experience as an RN.

Indiana University East
2325 Chester Boulevard
Richmond, IN 47374

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