RN-BSN Applicants


Dr. Mary Alice Hodge
Director of RN-BSN Option
(336) 750-2675

Ms. Shirley Wilson
Director of Academic Advising Services
(336) 750-8669


The RN-BSN Outreach Option is a program designed for the working RN wishing to earn the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.


  • Complete an online application with an Entrance Status of Extension/Distance Learner and a Major of Nursing - RN-BSN(BS) - Distance Learner
  • Pay the application fee when you apply or send a money order to the address below
  • Submit all official college/university transcripts via an electronic transcript service provider* or mail to the address below
  • Submit a copy of current NC or Compact State Nursing license
  • If you are under the age of 24 you must submit an official high school transcript and an official SAT or ACT score report unless you meet one of the following exemptions:
    • Received an Associate of Arts, an Associate of Science from a North Carolina Community college or a bachelor degree from a regionally accredited institution (excludes an Associate of General Education)
    • Transfer at least 30 college-level semester hours including six (6) semester hours in each of the following categories:
      • English
      • Mathematics
      • Social Science
      • Science
      • Foreign Language
  • Select an off-campus site 

Mailing Address for paper documents
Office of Admissions
Winston-Salem State University
206 Thompson Center
601 S. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive
Winston-Salem, NC 27110

Email Address for electronic documents

* Check the website of your former institution(s) to determine if electronic transcripts are available


  • Cumulative GPA of 2.4 or better
  • Current, unrestricted North Carolina or Compact State Nursing license to practice as a registered nurse in North Carolina (Must be maintained throughout the course of study)
  • Completed 60 semester hours of transferable credits outside the major, which must include 21 hours of WSSU's General Education - Areas of Knowledge. (Note: Up to 9 semester hours of general education credits may be completed after enrollment.)
  • Must be in good academic and disciplinary standing and eligible to return to the last institution attended 

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Winston-Salem State University

601 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive

Winston-Salem, NC 27110

Phone: (336) 750-2000

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