Fast-Track B.S. to M.S. in Nursing for RN-to-BS Students

If you are enrolled in the RN-to-BS program and have a GPA of 3.3 or higher in your nursing courses, you may petition to complete graduate-level coursework after completing four undergraduate RN-to-BS courses and thus shorten the time needed to complete the M.S. in Advanced Practice Nursing degree.

The Fast-Track program allows you to substitute two graduate courses for undergraduate nursing courses as follows:

  • GNUR 512 Health Care, Economics, and Policy (4)
    in place of NURS 458 Contemporary Professional Issues

–AND–

  • GNUR 543 Advanced Pathophysiology (3)
    in place of NURS 459 Capstone Professional Portfolio

You may petition to take graduate courses after completing four undergraduate RN-to-BS courses with a GPA of 3.3 by submitting the following:

NOTE: Approval to take graduate courses does not guarantee admission to the M.S. in Advanced Practice Nursing program.

If you wish to continue your graduate studies at Fisher, you must complete the application process for graduate admissions. Please contact the Office of Graduate Admissions for more information at: (585) 385-8161.

Copyright © St. John Fisher College • 3690 East Avenue, Rochester, New York 14618 • (585) 385-8000
Questions/Comments? - Email the Webmaster Website Terms of Use