Upon completion of course requirements, graduates of the Bachelors program are eligible to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) to earn their RN license. The College of Nursing will guide students through the Texas RN licensure process during their last semester in the BSN program.
Applicants are encouraged to review the following information very carefully before and throughout the application process.
- Essential Competency Requirements
- Criminal Background Check
- Health Insurance
- Laptop Requirement
- Excess Credit Hour Guideline
- Health History and Physical Exam
Students admitted to the Traditional and Second Degree BSN tracks must provide a completed Health History Form to the Office of Student Affairs prior to enrollment. These students are required to have their health care provider perform a physical exam and complete page 1 of the document.
All students are required to have current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification throughout their time in the program. If you do not have this certification, you must take a class. Online classes are not acceptable for new or renewal certification for pre-licensure students. You must take a course through the American Heart Association intended for health care providers. Students are required to provide proof of certification.
American Heart Association Course Description
The Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers Classroom Course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner.
Course Length: Approximately 5 to 6 hours
Classes Available in the Bryan/College Station Area
CHI St. Joseph
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers
For more information, call: (979) 731-1231
St. Joseph Community Education
Recreational Sports/Texas A&M University
BLS for Healthcare Providers
For more information, call: (979) 845-7826
Texas A&M University Rec Sports
American Heart Association
Classes Available in the Round Rock Area
Austin Community College
Search for CPR for Health Professionals on the ACC website and register online for the Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professionals American Heart Association course.