BSN

BSN

Midway University has a long history of educating professional nurses. Continuing with this tradition, in Fall 2019, the University will launch a new 4-year traditional Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program.

This pre-licensure program combines general education courses with professional nursing theory, complex critical thinking and clinical practice. Consistent with the mission and goals of the university, our accredited nursing programs prepare nurses as leaders who can provide health care to individuals, families, groups and populations of diverse cultures in a variety of settings. After graduation and successful completion of the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN), you will be on your way to practicing as a registered nurse in any number of healthcare settings. The BSN degree will also prepare you for graduate education and continued growth of your nursing career should you so choose.

Career Outlook

How can a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree work for you? The Institute of Medicine (IOM) has issued an industry goal to have 80 percent of the nursing workforce hold a BSN by 2020. In Kentucky, current statistics show that only 34 percent of nurses hold a BSN degree. As more and more employers are making this the standard requirement, the job growth looks strong for graduates with a BSN degree. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nursing jobs are projected to grow 16 percent from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I apply?

Students must first apply and be admitted into Midway University. Applications for admission are received in the Nursing office during the spring semester for possible admission to the fall semester. Nursing faculty utilize an admission process procedure when reviewing all applications for Associate and Bachelor of Science degrees.

We offer a simple online application process. Create your account, submit all materials and track your application status conveniently online. Paper application forms are available for download if needed. Admissions Counselors are available to assist you with the application process and answer any questions you may have about Midway University and our programs. Give them a call at 1-800-952-4122 or email admissions@midway.edu.

Specific admissions details are available for:
First time students
Homeschool students
Transfer students
KCTCS students
International students
Dual Credit High School Students

What are the admissions requirements for the BSN program?

Admission to Midway’s Associate and Bachelor of Science in Nursing programs is selective. Students hoping to begin nursing careers with a science degree should be aware that a certain educational background or preparation is important to assure admission to the nursing program. Please review our full list of nursing admission criteria prior to applying.

Is this an accredited program?

The ADN, BSN and MSN nursing programs are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326, Phone 404.975.5000, Fax 404.975.5020 (www.acenursing.org)

What are my financial aid options?

Students are eligible as “full-time and “part-time” students for Federal loans and may be eligible for Federal and/or State grants. (A full-time student is a student taking 12 credit hours or more per term; a part-time student is a student taking 6-12 credit hours.)

Visit Financial Aid for more details.

How much will it cost?

Midway University works hard to provide quality degree programs at an affordable price for our students. Our online and evening undergraduate and graduate programs’ tuition is based on the number of credit hours taken each module. You can review our current credit hour tuition rates and fees online.

Make sure you get the whole picture before making your decision. First, complete your FAFSA so you can see what financial aid you are eligible to receive and complete your application. Once you are admitted to Midway University, you can meet with our Financial Aid Office to discuss all the eligible aid (federal, state and institutional) that you have access to. This is the only way to figure out the true cost and if you will have any out-of-pocket expenses to cover. We also have specific resource information for military students.

Can I transfer credits from another school if I am accepted into this program?

Midway University accepts transfer credits from regionally accredited institutions that are 100-level or higher with a grade of “C” or better.  At the time of admission, our Admissions Counselors will provide an unofficial evaluation of your transfer credit.  An official evaluation will be completed by the Registrar’s Office after acceptance.

Specific admissions details are available for:

What support services are available for students?

Midway’s Nursing Faculty are always available via email, phone, face-to-face meetings or Zoom web meetings to assist our students. Our job is to work with you throughout the program to ensure your successful understanding of the concepts and curriculum components.

Midway University’s Student Success Center provides both Academic Support and Career Services resources for all Midway students. Academic Support includes one-on-one tutoring, small group tutoring and virtual (or online) tutoring. Workshops are held throughout the year to support student learning.

Career Services resources are available to students, alumni and others within our community to help them gain relevant and practical career readiness training through education and experiential learning within internships, job shadowing, career counseling and strategic corporate partnerships.

Don’t see your question here? Our admissions staff would be happy to discuss our degree programs with you and answer your questions. Get the conversation started by calling us at 800.952.4122 or by email at admissions@midway.edu.

Get Started

Students interested in this program must first apply and be accepted to Midway University and then apply to the nursing program.

To find out more about this program, contact the Office of Admissions at admissions@midway.edu or apply online.

If you are a current RN and looking to complete your RN-BSN degree, Midway also offers that program online as part of our Adult Undergraduate program as well as an MSN program with both RN(ADN)-MSN or BSN-MSN options.

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