Indiana University Southeast Nursing School Review
Indiana University Southeast (IUS) was established in 1941 as an extension center of Indiana University. It is part of the Indiana University system. The campus is based in New Albany, Indiana. Other campuses of the regional system include Northwest, Southeast, Kokomo, Bloomington, South Bend and two partnership campuses in Indianapolis and Fort Wayne. Over 7,000 students are enrolled in the associate’s, bachelor’s and master’s degree programs. Indiana University Southeast is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission.
Indiana University Southeast offers undergraduate and graduate nursing programs. The BSN program is approved by the Indiana State Board of Nursing and accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
Indiana University Southeast Undergraduate Nursing Programs
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
The BSN program at Indiana University Southeast is a pre-licensure program that prepares students to become licensed RNs (Registered Nurses). The BSN program is completed in 4 years and also requires two summer terms. Admission to the undergraduate nursing program is selective. Upon being accepted to Indiana University Southeast and completing general education requirements, students are eligible to apply for the BSN program. Upon completion of the program, students receive a BSN and are eligible to take the National Council for Licensure Exam for Registered Nurses, NCLEX-RN.
RN-BSN (Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing) Mobility Program
The RN to BSN program at Indiana University Southeast offers working nurses the opportunity to earn the BSN degree in just one year through weekly classes. Nurses have the option to earn credit through a variety of alternative methods including submitting a portfolio, transferring credit from other academic programs and receiving credit for certificates of specialization. To gain credit and receive advanced standing for previous nursing credit, students must complete two nursing transition courses. The RN to BSN program is designed for RNs who graduated from an accredited nursing diploma or ADN (Associate Degree in Nursing) program. Admission criteria for the program include a nursing license valid in Indiana and a minimum 2.5 GPA overall.
Indiana University Southeast Graduate Nursing Programs
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Program
Indiana University Southeast offers an MSN with a specialization in Adult Health Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS). The MSN CNS program is completed entirely online and offered through Indiana University School of Nursing. The MSN CNS graduate will focus on health and wellness promotion and treatment of illness. Upon completion of the 42 credit academic program and 525 hour clinical practicum, nurses will receive an MSN and are eligible to take the certification exam offered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) for CNS. Nurses may also be eligible for certification through other credentialing organizations. A CNS is a type of Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) which uses research and theory to care for and treat patients.
RN to MSN (Registered Nurse to Master of Science in Nursing)
The Adult Health CNS program is also offered as an RN to MSN option. RNs interested in the RN to MSN Adult Health CNS program should contact a nursing program advisor.
Indiana University Southeast
4201 Grant Line Road
New Albany, IN 47150