Bridge to Advanced Nurse Educator Role (BANER) RN to MSN
PVAMU College of Nursing
Prairie View A&M University is the second oldest public institution of higher education in the State of Texas. PVAMU offers baccalaureate degrees in 50 academic majors, over 40 master’s degrees and five doctoral programs. The College of Nursing has a rich history of accomplishments and is accredited by the National League for Nursing (NLNAC) and Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The College of Nursing has an established reputation for producing nurses who are competent practitioners and function in a variety of leadership roles. The nurse education curriculum prepares faculty for academia, staff development, and patient teaching in health care institutions.
RN to MSN Option
The BANER Project (Bridge to Advanced Nurse Educator Role)
The BANER Project, funded by HRSA, provides multiple points of entry for registered nurses to obtain a Master of Science Degree in Nurse Education (MSN) and serve as nursing faculty in academic institutions. Registered nurses with an Associate Degree in Nursing will be admitted to the RN to BSN program. The BANER Project will provide a seamless bridge into the Nurse Education program for the MSN degree. Nurses with a BSN will be admitted directly into the master’s program and will progress through the Nurse Education Program.
The specific requirements that must be met by students participating in the BANER Project include the following:
Graduate from an associate degree, diploma program or posses a baccalaureate degree in Nursing.
Completion of the College of Nursing Application Packet
Completion of all general education requirements (63 credit hours) transferable to Prairie View A&M University
Submission of official transcripts for all schools attended.
Current license as a registered nurse in the State of Texas or application for licensure in progress.
Cumulative GPA of 3.00 or above is required to begin master’s level Bridge courses.
Submission of three letters of reference, two of which must be from faculty.
Submission of official copy of GRE scores.
An interview with the BANER Admission Committee Faculty.
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