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RN to BSN Pathway

Moravian University’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 University upon completing the RN program

St. Luke's

 

Program Overview

The Lehigh Valley needs more nurses who are prepared at the baccalaureate level to lead change and influence healthcare. Moravian University 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 University 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)

Admission Requirements

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 University 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 University 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.

Let’s Talk!

If you’re interested in this pathway or have any questions, please contact Caroline Bechtel, M.Ed., Lead Student Experience Mentor at bechtelc@moravian.edu or 610-625-7131.

Taylor Grube

Dr. Taylor Grube, PhD, RN

Assistant Professor
Director of the RN to BSN Program
grubet@moravian.edu

Lisa Storck

Dr. Lisa Storck, DNP, WHNP, RN

Program Director
St. Luke’s School of Nursing
St. Luke’s University Health Network
484-526-3458
Lisa.Storck@sluhn.org