Admission Requirements/Transfer Credit
Application to the University.

  1. Official transcript from a basic nursing program and all colleges and/or universities attended.
  2. Evidence of current Registered Nurse licensure in Massachusetts. (May apply during basic Nursing program, but must be licensed prior to taking Nursing courses.)
  3. Transfer credit evaluations are made by the Registrar's Office.
  4. The Nursing Education Transfer Compact (NETC) approved by the Board of Higher Education in January 2014, allows the transfer of credits earned in a PUBLIC Massachusetts Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) as a block, up to 72 credit hours. 
  5. Students may also receive credit through the challenge examination process (National League for Nursing and College Level Examination Program (NLN and CLEP). The policies for acceptable challenge exams and scores are determined by the department offering the courses. The acceptable NLN challenge exams are anatomy and physiology, and microbiology.
Program Information

For further information regarding the RN to BS(N) Program at Framingham State University, please contact: Dr. Susan M. Mullaney, Department Chair at


Hybrid/blended format, utilizing both traditional classroom and online learning,  is being offered in most undergraduate nursing courses.

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