RN-BS UMass Boston

Cape Cod Community College and the College of Nursing & Health Sciences – UMASS Boston

The UMass Boston & Cape Cod Community College partnership RN-BS program offers convenience and flexibility for working RN's though Face to Face and Computer Assisted courses held at CCCC. The program requires that students complete 120 overall credits.

Information Session
Tuesday, November 27, 5:00–7:00pm
Lorusso Solarium

On-site applications will be available, and representatives will be on hand to discuss both the face-to-face and fully online versions of the program.

Registration is not required, but we'd love to know if you're coming.


Pre-Requisites (must be completed prior to NURSNG362)
UMB Course UMB Course # Credits CCCC Course # CCCC Course
Freshman English I ENGL101 3 ENL101 English Composition I
Freshman English II ENGL102 3 ENL102 English Composition II
Anatomy & Physiology I BIOL207 4 BIO251 Human Anatomy & Physiology I
Anatomy & Physiology II BIOL207 4 BIO252 Human Anatomy & Physiology II
Medical Microbiology BIOL209 4 BIO281 Microbiology
Lifespan Growth & Development NURSNG230 3 PSY233 Developmental Psychology: The Life Span
ECON205, MA125, EHS280, PSYCH207 or SOCIOL270
MATH125 3 MAT150 Elementary Statistics
Pharmacology NURSNG314 3 HEA200 Pharmacology
Total   27    
Courses in Major
(must be taken in sequence)
UMB Course # Credits   Offered
Professional Issues in Nursing NURSNG360 6   Fall
Health Assessment and Promotion NURSNG361 6   Fall
Nursing Research & Evidence Based Practice NURSNG362 6   Spring
Community Health Nursing for RN’s NURSNG461 6   Fall
Legal and Ethical Health Policy NURSNG462 6   Spring
Nursing Licensure Credits
(awarded after completing NU360)
Note: Writing Proficiency Requirement must be completed prior to NU461.
Distribution Requirements UMB Course # Credits CCCC Course # CCCC Course
World Culture or Language Electives   6    
Arts and Humanities Electives   6    
Social or Behavior Science Elective PSYCH or SOCIOL 3 PSY101 General Psychology
Free Electives   6 (3,3)    
    3 CHM109 Chemistry for Health Sciences I
  UMB or transfer 2 (or 3)    
Total Credits   120    

Want to Learn More?

For more information on this face-to-face learning partnership between the College of Nursing and Health Sciences-UMASS Boston and Cape Cod Community College RN to BS degree program, please contact:

Office of Advanced Studies
Phone 508.375.4082
UMass Boston Undergraduate Admissions
Phone 617.287.6100
E-mail undergrad.admissions@umb.edu
Website www.umb.edu/academics/cnhs/nursing/ug/rn

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