RN to BSN Pathway
Moravian College’s Helen S. Breidegam School of Nursing and Public Health provides an automatic pathway from RN to BSN for all students of St. Luke’s School of Nursing.
Interested students only need to complete one application for both programs! Take the stress out of applying for BSN programs by taking the path to Moravian*.
*Students are not required to attend Moravian College upon completing the RN program
The Lehigh Valley needs more nurses who are prepared at the baccalaureate level to lead change and influence healthcare. Moravian College and St. Luke’s University Health Network recognize the vital role of St. Luke’s School of Nursing in meeting our community’s healthcare needs while striving to best prepare entry-level nurses for the dynamic and complex role of the professional nurse.
The RN to BSN Pathway program answers this call by giving St. Luke's School of Nursing students early acceptance into the Helen S. Breidegam School of Nursing and Public Health’s baccalaureate nursing program, facilitating a seamless academic progression to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree.
Why Choose the Moravian Pathway?
RN to BSN Pathway students will enjoy access to RN to BSN advisement throughout the duration of their program, opportunities to get ahead by taking BSN courses early, and opportunities for career advancement.
Students will also be integrated into the Moravian College community and have access to the following on-campus and online resources:
- Reeves Library
- Fitness Center
- Lounge areas and cafes
- Lectures and campus activities
- Advisement and periodic updates from RN to BSN program director
- Full support from a Student Experience Mentor (SEM)
Applicants interested in the RN to BSN Pathway should complete the St. Luke's School of Nursing application. All applicants must meet the School of Nursing admission requirements.
Moravian College will issue a conditional acceptance to students who are admitted into St. Luke's School of Nursing and have indicated interest in the RN to BSN Pathway. Continued admission to Moravian College will be guaranteed upon graduating from St. Luke's with a 2.3 GPA or better.
How to Apply
Complete the St. Luke's School of Nursing application. Once accepted, you will have the opportunity to indicate intent to enroll in the RN to BSN Pathway program at the St. Lukes School of Nursing New Student Orientation.
If you’re interested in this pathway or have any questions, please contact Caroline Bechtel, M.Ed., Lead Student Experience Mentor at firstname.lastname@example.org or 610-625-7131.
Dr. Taylor Grube, PhD, RN
Director of the RN to BSN Program
Dr. Lisa Storck, DNP, WHNP, RN
St. Luke’s School of Nursing
St. Luke’s University Health Network