Concurrent Enrollment Program

ODU School of Nursing

The Concurrent Enrollment information below is for currently enrolled Professional Nursing Diploma Program students.

The Concurrent Enrollment Program presents an opportunity for individuals to obtain a BSN in a timely manner while remaining in their local community. In this program, nursing students will complete upper division BSN nursing courses online at Old Dominion University while concurrently enrolled in prelicensure nursing courses in the Riverside Professional Nursing Program. This option offers a seamless progression from completion of the diploma program at Riverside to completion of the BSN at ODU. This is a rigorous program of study and is not intended for every student. Many students may prefer to complete the BSN after successful completion of the RN program.

Concurrent Enrollment Admission Eligibility:

  • Confirmed admission to Riverside College of Health Careers Professional Nursing Program.
  • Admission to Old Dominion University as a degree seeking student.
  • Successful completion of all required non-nursing courses prior to the start of online BSN courses:

English 110C *  
English 211C *     
English 112L or 144L *                                         
Foreign Language I *
Foreign Language II *                                        
Statistics 130M
Biology 103                                                       
Biology 250                                                                
Biology 251    
Chemistry 105/106N                                                                                                   
Fine Arts Perspective *                                 
Philosophy Perspective *      
History Perspective *
Psychology 203S
Sociology 201S

*2nd degree students have automatically fulfilled these requirements.

Following graduation from the Riverside Professional Nursing Program and successful completion of the NCLEX-RN licensure exam, the student will be awarded 33 nursing transfer credits (at no cost) toward completion of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree (BSN).

For more information about the Concurrent Enrollment Program call the Old Dominion School of Nursing at 1-800-yourBSN (1-800-968-7276) or e-mail Janice Hawkins, ODU Academic Advisor.

Old Dominion University School of Nursing, Norfolk, VA

Phone Number(s):
1-800-yourBSN (1-800-968-7276)


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