RN to BSN Cohort at Bellevue College

Earn your BSN in one year at Bellevue College

Receive your RN to BSN from a nationally accredited program built for working adults at Bellevue College! Application deadline is March 15, 2018.

Bellevue College accepts applicants from all regionally accredited Associates in Nursing Programs. Most students complete their program in one year of instruction while working full or part-time. Holistic application process weighs work experience, only one prerequisite required outside of an Associates in Nursing and the NCLEX.

Benefit from affordable, balanced for work and life requirements, combining best of in person and online instructional models:

  • Instruction takes place in person on campus once a week on Friday – day of instruction will not change throughout the Bachelors.
  • All other instruction is online during the week.
  • Your Tuition Assistance benefit can cover up to 100% of the tuition cost of the program, speak with your Education Navigator to determine how much of your tuition can be covered.
  • A quick application process with support from your Training Fund.

The Training Fund is offering both one-on-one support and a group workshop to coach you through writing your personal statement.

Sign up for the personal statement workshop!

Meet with Bellevue College’s BSN Program Manager Jorja Gunderson to go over the application at:

Swedish First Issaquah 2/21 (7:30am – 8:30am)

Swedish Edmonds 2/23 (9am – 10am)

Steps to Apply:

(1). Apply to the Training Fund to receive funding for tuition and books. Apply here!

(2) Apply to Belevue College’s RN-to-BSN program at: www.bellevuecollege.edu/nursing.

The deadline is March 15, 2018.

 


RN to BSN at Bellevue College Frequently Asked Questions
Does my FTE determine how much Tuition Assistance I can receive for this program?
Q: Does my FTE determine how much Tuition Assistance I can receive for this program?

A: Yes, your benefits are pro-rated by your FTE. You will receive $2,625 if you work less than a .5 FTE (40 hours or less per pay period), $3,937.50 if you work less than a .75 (40 hours to 60 hours per pay period) or $5,250.00 if you work between a 1.0 and .75 FTE (60 hours to 80 hours per pay period). Most members, even at a lower FTE listed above, can expect to receive enough Tuition Assistance to cover at least half of the cost of Bellevue College’s RN to BSN. Per Diem workers are not eligible for Tuition Assistance or other Training Fund benefits.

Do I need to sign a Service Commitment Agreement?
Q: Do I need to sign a Service Commitment Agreement?

A: Yes, you will need to make a commitment to your employer’s health network. Please speak with your Education Navigator to determine the length of your service commitment. All RN to BSN Cohort members will receive one on one employment support, including resume review, mock interview panels and job searching skills, if requested.

Do I need to change jobs after completing my program?
Q: Do I need to change jobs after completing my program?

A: No, you can absolutely stay in your current position once you’ve completed your
degree.

How many hours a week should I expect to devote to this program?
Q: How many hours a week should I expect to devote to this program?

A: Bellevue’s innovative model means you will spend only 2-5 hours a week in class and
only on Fridays. The rest of your study time, up to 10-20 hours, will be self-directed
and paced.

Will I receive additional support services to complete my degree?
Q: Will I receive additional support services to complete my degree?

A: Yes, the Training Fund will be on hand throughout your program to provide in depth
career counseling and educational support services. Whether you need help editing
a paper, working on a research topic or deciding how you’ll approach your next
steps educational program we’ll be available to help

For More Information

Contact Vernon Brown, RN Education Navigator:

(206) 619-8136 or vbrown@healthcareerfund.org