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Location:Online via Zoom Webinar

RN to BS nursing students

UH Manoa Nursing is pleased to announce a new Bachelor of Science (BS) program for nurses with an Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) or Diploma effective for students enrolling in August 2021. Admission will be offered in August and January to provide flexibility for students to progress at their own pace. With the BS degree, the graduate can proceed to graduate education and pursue career development. An RN license is not required for admission.

The 30 credit nursing curriculum can be completed in 2 or more semesters. Both part-time and full-time routes are available. Courses are on-demand and experiential learning portfolio credit options are available. Courses are designed for nurses working in today’s complex healthcare environment.

For an August 2021 start, the application deadline is March 1, 2021. Visit our how to apply page for more details.

Learn about our new Online ADN to BS program through an interactive online Zoom webinar. Dr. Alice Tse, UH Manoa Nursing Department Chair and Brian Akiyama, Pre-Nursing Advisor will provide an overview of the program, curriculum and application requirements. Questions submitted to the Zoom Q&A chat box will be answered during the session.

Thursday, February 4, 2021
Presentation: 11 AM – 12 PM HST, Q&A to follow
Online via Zoom Webinar
RSVP Deadline: 12 PM HST on February 2, 2021

Individual academic transcript audits will not be available during this online session. For individualized questions, please schedule a virtual advising appointment with Brian Akiyama via Star Balance below.

Registration closed on February 2, 2021. Presentation handouts will be sent by email the day before session.


  • Program Pathway
  • Application Requirements
  • NursingCAS Application
  • Q&A




Persons with disability-related access needs are invited to contact Brian Akiyama for alternate arrangements.

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Brian Akiyama, BA
Pre-Nursing and Pre-Direct Entry Dental Hygiene Advisor & Admissions Specialist

Contact for applicants & prospective students to High School Direct Entry in Nursing (HS-DEN), High School Direct Entry in Dental Hygiene (HS-DEDH), Bachelor of Science in Nursing, and Online ADN to BS programs.

Nancy Atmospera-Walch School of Nursing
University of Hawaii at Manoa
2528 McCarthy Mall, Webster Hall 201
Honolulu, HI 96822
Ph: 808-956-3794
Fax: 808-956-5977

Email for applicants and prospective students:

  • High School Direct Entry in Nursing, Bachelor of Science in Nursing & Online ADN to BS programs (
  • High School Direct Entry in Dental Hygiene program (
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