Students who have an RN license, may be eligible for the RN to BSN pathway with some credits applied for their previous health care training. In order to qualify, the student will have:


  • Completed all General Education requirements
  • Completed all pre-requisite courses
  • 2.75 cumulative GPA in all college courses taken


Other requirements to be considered for admission to the nursing program:


  • A current, unencumbered RN license*
  • Completed application by set deadline date
  • Two professional letters of support
  • A personal statement

*Applicants to the RN – BSN pathway must upload a copy of their RN license into Nursing CAS.


If you are interested in the HM to BSN pathway, please email Dr. Kathleen Burger; Associate Chief Nurse Administrator. You may also refer to the HPU college catalog for a complete outline of this curriculum pathway. 

The Baccalaureate degree in Nursing, Master's degree in nursing and Post-graduate APRN certificate programs at Hawai‘i Pacific University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.