Transition from military medic to Registered Nurse (RN)
|Degree pathways||Choose an Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) or Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Bridge option|
|Locations||Available at multiple Herzing campus locations; ASN option available only at Orlando and Tampa campuses|
|Accreditation||ACEN accredited ASN program option,1 CCNE accredited BSN program option,2 Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission|
|Program length||16-28 months, depending on your degree choice|
|Credits to graduate||70-120 credits|
|Format||Online gen eds + core on-campus courses; you may also choose to take the online BSN bridge option with 100% online didactic classwork|
|Tuition||Veterans and Active Duty U.S. Servicemembers may be eligible to earn a 10% tuition discount, or tuition reduction to $250 per credit|
On-campus program locations
Our bridge options are available at 7 ground campus locations, each offering extensive student resources and support as you pursue your undergraduate nursing degree. Our BSN bridge option is also available online.
15895 W. Bluemound Road
Brookfield, WI 53005
5800 7th Ave
Kenosha, WI 53140
View the Kenosha Military Medic to BSN curriculum.
435 Ford Road
St. Louis Park, MN 55426
100 Centerview Dr., Suite 100
Nashville, TN 37214
1865 SR 436
Winter Park, FL 32792
You served us—now, we serve you
The first Herzing campus was founded in 1965 by Henry Herzing, a proud veteran of the U.S. Navy. The strength, diligence, and determination he brought from the service into higher education set the standard we work to uphold every day.
We are committed to serving you with the same integrity with which you served your country. Our goal is to provide you with the education and support services you need to help you find the career success you deserve.
We are thrilled to have earned the 2022-2023 Military Friendly® School designation by VIQTORY, publisher of G.I. Jobs® and Military Spouse.® It is Herzing’s second time receiving the recognition, the first coming in 2021.
Cost & Financial Aid
We are always working to improve our curriculum and processes to make going to college as affordable as possible. The total cost of the program varies based on many factors, including the campus you attend, degree path you choose, prior college credit you may be able to transfer, and eligible financial aid.
U.S. Veterans and Active Duty U.S. Servicemembers may be eligible for a 10% tuition discount or a tuition discount to $250 per credit.
You may also qualify for a wide variety of Chapter and Federal benefits including Post-911, Montgomery GI Bill, Federal Tuition Assistance, and more.
Our ASN and BSN Bridge programs offer the opportunity for many types of military medics to earn an undergraduate nursing degree, including:
- Air Force Medical Technicians
- Army Combat Medic (68W)
- Army Practical Nursing Specialist (MOS 68C)
- Hospital Corpsman (E-1 HR, E-2 HA, E-3 HN and above)
- Navy Hospital Corpsman (HM)
In addition, to be considered for admission, you must hold a high school diploma or equivalent (Diploma, HSED or GED) and meet the following criteria based on your cumulative GPA:
|Cumulative GPAi||Science Requirement||TEASii|
|3.00–3.49||3.00 GPA in college scienceiii||None|
|2.50 and higher||None||Composite TEAS of 58|
i. Students with 18 or more transferable collegiate credits will be assessed on their collegiate cumulative GPA. Otherwise, the high school GPA will be used.
ii. The Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) from the Assessment Technology Institute (ATI).
iii. Based on your cumulative GPA in these college science courses: Anatomy & Physiology I and II, Biology, Chemistry, and Microbiology. Two of these courses must be used to calculate science GPA. Any of these courses completed must be included in the calculation, and no others. If you do not meet this requirement, you must score a composite score of 58 or higher on the TEAS. A grade of "B" or better must be earned for transfer credit to be awarded for Anatomy & Physiology, regardless of whether it was included in the calculation.
Disclosures & accreditation
1. Associate of Science in Nursing: The Associate of Science in Nursing program at the Orlando/Tampa location has an accredited status with the Florida Board of Nursing (4042 Bald Cypress Way, Tallahassee, Florida, 32399-3252, 850-245-4125, (www.floridasnursing.gov). Consequently, graduates are eligible to sit for the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCLEX-RN) licensing exam upon successful completion of the program. Passing this exam allows graduates to apply to the State Board of Nursing for licensure as a registered nurse.
The Associate of Science in Nursing program at Herzing University at the Orlando campus (with off-campus instructional site in Tampa) located in Winter Park, Florida is accredited by the: Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400 Atlanta, GA 30326, (404) 975-5000. The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the Associate of Science in Nursing program is Continuing Accreditation. View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program at http://www.acenursing.com/accreditedprograms/programsearch.htm.
2. The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Herzing University Brookfield, Kenosha, Madison, Minneapolis and Orlando are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org). This accreditation includes the baccalaureate degree program offered at the satellite Herzing University Tampa location. Herzing University is approved to offer programs in an online learning modality through association with the main campus in Madison, Wisconsin.
Herzing University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.