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Nursing: Second Degree BSN

Applying to the Second Degree BSN program is a 2-step process:

  • Step One: Apply to Trinity. If you currently have a bachelor’s degree and are interested in Trinity’s Second Degree BSN program, please visit the NHP Admissions page to request more information and to apply to Trinity.
  • Step Two: Apply to the Nursing program. Students apply for formal acceptance into the Nursing program when completing their last semester of pre-requisite coursework.
    • Nursing program application deadlines:
      • Spring admission – October 1
      • Fall admission – February 1
  • Second baccalaureate degree candidates for the Nursing program must present credentials that reflect:
    • Baccalaureate degree earned from a U.S. regionally accredited college or university
    • All pre-requisite courses completed with a grade of B- or better
    • A 3.0 cumulative grade point average (GPA)

The application review for formal acceptance as a nursing candidate as well as into the Nursing program is a competitive admission process that considers a number of factors, including successful completion of nursing pre-requisite courses, required grade point average, scores on the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS), and an on-campus writing sample. See the Nursing Application for specific application requirements.

Students seeking admission as second baccalaureate candidates must complete a counseling meeting with Enrollment Services to ensure the students have a plan to complete the program.

Once accepted into the Nursing program, students must complete all nursing courses with a grade of C or better and must maintain at least a 2.5 GPA.

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Occupational Therapy Assistant

Applying to the Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) program is a 2 step process:

  • Step One: Apply to Trinity
  • Step Two: Apply to the OTA program: Submit your application to begin classes in the Fall semester
    • Priority consideration application due date: March 31st
    • Contact Ms. Kimberly Boddie at BoddieK@TrinityDC.edu for application materials
    • Complete 10 occupational therapy observation hours with a licensed occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant
  • Candidate Review Process *
    • Review of application, transcripts, and essay
    • On-campus interview with OTA director for selected candidates
    • Candidates notified of admission decision
      • (Preference will be given to those who submit their application materials by March 31, 2017. Others will be considered on a rolling basis.)
  • OTA Program Acceptance
    • Formal acceptance into the Occupational Therapy Assistant Program involves consideration of the following criteria:
      • Successful completion of ALL required prerequisite courses with a grade of “C” or higher
      • Overall GPA of at least 2.5
      • Completion of 10 observations hours in an occupational therapy setting

Accepted students will be required to complete all Health Forms prior to beginning OTA classes.

Learn more about the admissions process by calling 202.884.9400 or emailing admissions@trinitydc.edu.  Current Trinity students should contact Ms. Kimberly Boddie at BoddieK@TrinityDC.edu or 202-884-9674.

*Applications will be reviewed after March 31st based on space availability.

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Pre-Licensure Nursing

Applying to the Pre-Licensure BSN program is a 2-step process:

  • Step One: Apply to Trinity.
    • Upon admission to Trinity, students complete their nursing pre-requisite coursework in the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS).
  • Step Two: Apply to the Nursing program. Pre-nursing students apply for formal acceptance into the Nursing program when completing their last semester of pre-requisite coursework.
    • Nursing program application deadlines:
      • Spring admission – October 1
      • Fall admission – February 1
    • Nursing Application: Applicants should complete the nursing application online and then meet with their advisors before the application deadline. Students’ advisors will complete an application checklist to submit to the Nursing program. Contact your advisor, Admissions or Dr. Pope for application materials.

A student’s application should contain the following:

  • Nursing Program Application (completed online by the student)
  • Report of Applicant’s TEAS Score (students must complete the TEAS at Trinity in the 90 days before the application deadline)
  • Pre-Nursing Curriculum Plan (from applicant’s academic advisor)
  • Transcripts (from all institutions where pre-requisite and general education/core curriculum courses have been taken)
  • Essay (students will be contacted via email with instruction on completing the essay after applications have been received)

Formal acceptance into the Pre-Licensure BSN Nursing Program involves consideration of the following criteria:

  • Successful completion of ALL required prerequisite nursing courses with a grade of “B-” (2.7) or higher
  • Overall GPA of at least 3.0
  • Science GPA of at least 2.75
  • No more than one failure in a science course
  • Satisfactory score on the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS)
  • Personal Essay

Pre-licensure BSN program students should direct any questions about the process for formal acceptance into the Nursing program to their undergraduate advisor in the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS).

The pre-licensure BSN program leads to a BSN degree with eligibility to sit for the NCLEX-RN to become a registered nurse (RN). Students will be notified by the Director of the Nursing Program of the results of their application after all criteria for considering the application have been received and evaluated.

Other items to note:

  • The Nursing program does not accept transfer credits for any NURS prefix courses. For pre-nursing courses, transfer credit is accepted based on Trinity’s transfer policy.
  • All pre-licensure BSN program students MUST earn a minimum of 120 credits to graduate with a BSN degree.
  • All pre-licensure BSN program students must meet the college residency requirements.

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R.N. to B.S.N. Nursing

If you are currently a registered nurse and are interested in Trinity’s RN-BSN Nursing program, please visit the NHP Admissions page page to request more information and to apply.

Major Admission Requirements

  • Submission of official transcripts showing completion of Associate
    Degree in Nursing or Diploma in Nursing
  • Successful completion of all courses with a grade of “C” or higher
  • Overall GPA of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
  • Proof of a valid RN license in a US jurisdiction
  • A current, active RN license in the District of Columbia, Maryland, or Virginia is required to be eligible to register for clinical rotation
  • Non-academic clinical requirements include CPR certification, liability insurance, and health credentials as required by various clinical agencies

RN-BSN students are admitted directly into the Nursing Program in the School of Nursing and Health Professions (NHP) upon acceptance to Trinity.

Other items to note:

  • The Nursing Program does not accept transfer credits for any NURS prefix courses. For pre-nursing courses, transfer credit is accepted based on Trinity transfer policy.
  • All RN-BSN program students must earn a minimum of 120 credits to graduate with a BSN degree.
  • All RN-BSN program students must meet the college residency requirements.

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For more information about Trinity's School of Nursing and Health Professions, please contact the Office of Admissions at (800) 492-6882 or via e-mail at admissions@trinitydc.edu.

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