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Credit for Nursing Certifications
Excelsior College will award nursing elective bachelor’s degree credits for these certifications:
* 2 additional nursing elective credits will be awarded to students holding more than one CCRN certification (adult, pediatric, neonatal). For example, a student may be awarded four credits for the first certification and two credits for each subsequent certification.
To receive degree credit for any of the above nursing certifications, written verification must be submitted by the certification board to Excelsior College. This must be submitted on the certification board’s official letterhead and signed by an appropriate official at the certification board stating:
The letter must be sent in a sealed envelope from the certification board directly to:
Upon receipt, the Records Office will verify the authenticity of the documentation and, once approved, will submit the letter to your academic advisor to update your records. You can expect to receive an updated status report within 4 to 6 weeks after the receipt of the letter.
Please contact your academic advisor if you have any further questions:
VA Scholarship Program
Scholarships by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for enrolled Excelsior associate, combined Bachelor’s-Master's, and Master of Science in nursing students.
Your hospital or healthcare facility can partner with us to provide your nurses with improved access to nursing degrees through Project LEARN.
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