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Online Educational Mobility

Troy University offers excellent online RN Mobility tracks for RN students with faculty and advisors on four campuses - Montgomery, Troy, Phenix City, and Dothan, Alabama. This track is designed for the student who is a registered nurse and a graduate of an accredited Associate Degree in Nursing program or an accredited Diploma in Nursing Program. Graduates of the RN Mobility track will be prepared as nurses with clinical expertise and the knowledge and skills to assume a leadership role in the healthcare system.

The RN Mobility track at Troy University offers registered nurses a flexible online option to complete the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and begin the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degrees. The online coursework allows maximum flexibility for students who are managing work and family responsibilities as well as educational assignments. In addition, graduates will have the skills to provide enhanced patient care, critique and apply research to clinical practice, educate patients about various health conditions and serve as leaders and managers in their field.

Applicants residing outside of Alabama:

Each of the states has its own approval processes for out-of-state institutions offering distance education. While Troy University endeavors to offer all of its programs to as wide an audience as possible, all Troy University distance education programs may not be available in all states. Prospective students may contact the RN Mobility Assistant Coordinator regarding questions about authorizations in specific states.

RN Mobility Options include:

  • RN-BSN
  • RN-BSN/MSN
  • Flexible Option

Other RN Mobility Program Features:

  • Two or four semester nursing sequence (RN-BSN or RN-BSN/MSN)
  • 18 week degree completion (Flexible Option)
  • Opportunity to take a master’s level course while finishing the BSN (RN-BSN/MSN)
  • Transfer Student Merit/Achievement scholarships
  • Ability to choose clinical location, and the faculty comes to you in person or electronically
step 1: admission to the rn mobility tracks

 

  • Submit Application for Admission to Undergraduate Study with a $30.00 university application fee.
    • To submit an application for admission to undergraduate studies, please go to www.troy.edu and select future students. On the admissions page you can create a personalized profile, submit an application, and check the status of your documents. On page 2 of the Undergraduate Application you will be prompted to choose a location. There you will choose “Online Nursing RN-BSN” as your location and “Nursing RN-BSN” as your intended Academic Major.

Supplemental Paper Work and Requirements

  • Submit Step 1 Application for Admission to RN Mobility Tracks/School of Nursing
  • Official transcripts from all colleges attended must be submitted directly from the institution of attendance.
  • Submit two letters of professional reference on required forms.
  • Overall GPA for all college work attempted of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.
  • ASN or Diploma graduate of an accredited nursing program.
  • Proof of current, unencumbered RN license in state of clinical practice.
  • Ability to perform core performance standards required for the nursing profession for admission and progression.
  • All required documentation listed above must be on file in the Office of Admissions and Records no later than February 1, April 1, July 1, September 1, or November 1. It is the student’s responsibility to verify that all documentation is on file with the Office of Admissions and Records. Incomplete files will not be evaluated by the School of Nursing for admission.
  • Students will be notified of admission status by March 1, May 15, July 25, October 1 or December 10.
  • A $20 nursing program fee will be required upon application.
Step 2: Request for progression to the clinical nursing sequence
  • Submit Step 2 Request for Progression to the Clinical Nursing Sequence Form to academic advisor by April 1. Progression criteria requirements include the following:
    • General Studies requirements with a grade of ‘C’ or better in specified courses [Courses marked * on page 2 require a ‘C’ of better.]
    • Official Academic Evaluation with overall cumulative GPA for all college work attempted of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.
    • Students may have a maximum of 9 hours of general studies that are lacking prior to beginning the clinical nursing sequence. These 9 hours are limited to the following courses: Literature, Fine Arts, Humanities, Speech, TROY 1101, History, and Ethics.
    • Proof of current, unencumbered RN license in state of clinical practice.
    • Progression is pending until a clear certified background check is verified.
  • All required documentation listed above for the Request for Progression to the Clinical Nursing Sequence must be on file in the Academic Advisors Office no later than July 1st. It is the student’s responsibility to verify that all documentation is on file in the Academic Advisor’s Office. NOTE: The Clinical Nursing Sequence begins once a year in Fall Semester.

OR FLEX OPTION

Step 2: Request for Progression to the Clinical Nursing Sequence
  • Submit Step 2 Request for Progression to the Flexible Option Form to academic advisor by May 1 or October 1. Progression criteria requirements include the following:
    • General Studies requirements with a grade of ‘C’ or better in specified courses [Courses marked * on page 2 require a ‘C’ of better.]
    • Official Academic Evaluation with overall cumulative GPA for all college work attempted of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
    • Students MUST have completed all general studies courses. Note: students may take 3380 Pathophysiology and the Human Response with NSG 4430, NSG 4431, NSG 4440.
    • Students must have a minimum of 1-year work experience as an RN. Experience must include caring for a specific population aggregate AND holding a leadership/management position.
    • Proof of current, unencumbered RN license in state of clinical practice.
    • Current curriculum vitae or resume.
  • All required documentation listed above for the Request for Progression to the Clinical Nursing Sequence must be on file in the Academic Advisors Office no later than July 1 or November 1. It is the student’s responsibility to verify that all documentation is on file in the Academic Advisor’s Office. NOTE: The Flexible Option begins twice a year in Term 1 (August) and Term 3 January).
Step 3: Progression to MSN Program
  • Successful completion of all BSN degree requirements and awarded BSN degree.
  • Application to Graduate Study and $50 application fee.
  • Acceptable MAT or GRE score (see Graduate Bulletin under School of Nursing).
  • Overall GPA for all college work attempted of 2.5 on 4.0 scale (see Graduate Bulletin under School of Nursing).
  • Minimum of one year clinical experience as a Registered Nurse (FNP program only).
  • It is the student's responsibility to verify that all required documentation for admission to the MSN program has been received by the Office of Admissions and Records.
  • Please note that RN Mobility students who apply are not guaranteed admission to the MSN program.
Clinical Requirements

All students enrolling in a clinical course (NSG 4411 or NSG 4431 RN-BSN and RN-BSN/MSN) must have current, written documentation of the following clinical requirements on file in the School of Nursing:

  • Professional Liability insurance (provided through Troy University School of Nursing.)
  • Proof of certification of BLS/CPR for healthcare provider
  • Proof of current personal health insurance
  • Proof of annual physical examination with TB skin test results on School of Nursing form
  • Proof of OSHA and HIPAA training
  • Results of serum titers for measles, mumps, rubella, and varicella zoster and evidence of immunity to Hepatitis B or proof of beginning Hepatitis B vaccinations series.
  • Completed Hepatitis B Vaccine form
  • Negative results on the certified Drug Screening using School of Nursing policy and procedure.
  • Completed Disclosure of Legal Convictions and Arrest statement
  • Clear certified background check that is verified using School of Nursing policy and procedure.
  • Copy of unencumbered RN license in state of clinical practice
  • Ability to perform Core Performance Standards for admission and progression
  • Drug Screen Policy
  • Electronic Device Policy
  • Release of Information
  • Troy Student ID
  • State Driver's License
  • Proof of Flu shot/Influenze Form

Clinical requirements may vary for the Flex Option Student

Step 1 Application

Step 2 Application

For more information about the Troy University RN Mobility Tracks:
Montgomery and Troy, Al.

Troy University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission of Colleges (SACSCOC) (1865 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 404.679.4501).

Troy University School of Nursing BSN Program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), formerly National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (3343 Peachtree Road, NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326; Phone number (404) 975-5000; Fax Number (404) 975-5020) and approved by the Alabama Board of Nursing (660 Washington Avenue, Montgomery, AL 334.242.4060.

Troy University does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, national origin, religion or handicap in their admissions, education, employment or access of its programs. The University fully complies with the following: Civil Rights Act of 1964 and its amendments; Federal Executive Order 11246; Educational Amendments of 1972 and 1974; the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustments Assistance Act of 1972; Age Discrimination Act of 1975; Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974.

Academic Advisors
Dr. Therese Lahnstein
Phenix City Campus
Dr. Kelly Johnson, Coordinator
Troy Campus
Dr. Katherine Leigh
Dothan Campus
Dr. Marilyn McBride
Montgomery Campus