The minimum requirements for admission to the RN-BSN Early Entry program are as follows:
Additional academic policies and regulations (including those pertaining to admission compliance, orientation, registration and examinations)
Technical Standards for Admission, Progression and Graduation (Technical Standards) are an integral component of the School of Nursing (SON) at the University of Mississippi Medical Center academic requirements that identify core professional nursing competencies in eight specific domains - critical thinking/cognitive competencies, professional relationships, communication, mobility, motor skills, hearing and visual skills, observation and tactile senses. Nursing students must meet all the requirements of the Technical Standards, with or without reasonable accommodations, in order to successfully progress through and graduate from their respective curricula.
The RN-BSN Early Entry program is a joint offering of our partner community colleges, including Coahoma, East Central, East Mississippi, Hinds, Holmes, Itawamba, Jones County Junior College, Meridian, Mississippi Delta, Mississippi Gulf Coast, Northwest Mississippi, Pearl River and Southwest Mississippi. If you wish to participate in the early-entry program, you must complete your prerequisites at one of these 13 institutions.
In order to retain status in the RN-BSN Early Entry program, the student must meet the following conditions:
Upon completion of the ADN program at the participating institution, if you meet the progression and retention criteria and have completed all prerequisite courses (with a minimum grade of C in each course), you will be admitted to the RN-BSN program at the University of Mississippi School of Nursing. Official acceptance is contingent upon the successful completion of several UMMC requirements, including a background check.