CCNE Approved

Eastern Mennonite University’s RN to BS in Nursing program is specifically designed to fit the needs of the professional nurse.

Enroll in classes today to engage in evidence – based learning & practice and enhance the future of nursing!

Quality and value

• Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
Grounded in values including service to others, faith, peacebuilding, cross-cultural engagement and sustainability.
• Emphasis placed on learning in community by utilizing a cohort model, allowing you to form close relationships with the same group of peers throughout the 20 months.
• Personal, individualized attention from faculty and staff eliminates obstacles standing in the way of your success.

Flexible and convenient

Hybrid: Meets on-site approximately half of the total weeks in each cohort course, providing you with the support and accountability of an on-site learning environment and including the flexibility of online classes. On-site weeks involve four hour class sessions.

Online: Complete 100% of your coursework online, enjoying maximum flexibility while still receiving support from EMU faculty and staff.

General Education: Courses are offered each semester in on-site, hybrid, and online formats.

2018 Cohort start dates

Hybrid Option
  • On-site Orientation: January 10 / Online Orientation: Complete by January 8
    Classes start on January 17EMU at Lancaster – Wednesday, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Online Option
  • Orientation: January 8 – Classes start on January 15

Note: Applications recommended by November 1, 2017, and no later than November 25, 2017


The majority of cohort courses are accelerated (7-8 weeks in length).

Total credits

124 semester hour credits are required for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.


• The cost per credit is $395, and there is a $50 technology fee per semester.
• We offer deferred billing for employer tuition reimbursement, as well as interest-free monthly payment plan options.

Admissions Requirements

To be considered for admission to the RN to BS in Nursing degree program a student must satisfy the following requirements:
• Have a minimum of 60 SH of transferable credit from accredited colleges or universities (waived for diploma nurses)
• Have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or above
• Hold current state licensure as an RN
• Be working or volunteering as an RN
• Submit a satisfactory writing sample

Application Process

Submit the following items:
Online application (no application fee)
• Official transcripts from all accredited colleges or universities that you have attended
• Letter of recommendation
• Writing sample

For more information

Call 717-397-5190 or email


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