US citizen graduated from BSN in another country - page 2

I was wondering if I can join the Navy Nurse Corps even though I'm a foreign educated graduate from the Philippines. Even though I'm a US citizen. I was enlisted in the US Navy before as Corpsmen.... Read More

  1. by   nyebe
    hi i studied from the PI too... i tried to apply in the nurse corps position too but i was turned down because i was a foreign grad. i tried twice and got the same answer... any news??? help guys any other way to get in????? =(
  2. by   just_cause
    requirements identify specific accreditation for schools... that is a base line requirement regardless of country / nationality...
  3. by   Murze
    Hi guys! Will you be get commisioned if your not a us citizen and enter the armed forces aa a nurse?
  4. by   just_cause
    did the BSN you graduated come from a school that is CCNE or NLNAC accredited? Despite your citizenship that is a requirement for everyone.
  5. by   Murze
    Im still waiting my transcript to be evaluated sir, i sent the letter last week, does that mean that i will not be commisioned? Thanks in advance sir
  6. by   dcjj
    hi everyone.,Im already an RN here in the US,I finished my BSN in PI., I also want to be a navy nurse,is there any chance that i can still be a navy nurse even I took my BSN in the PI? thanks!!
  7. by   Pixie.RN
    Quote from dcjj
    hi everyone.,Im already an RN here in the US,I finished my BSN in PI., I also want to be a navy nurse,is there any chance that i can still be a navy nurse even I took my BSN in the PI? thanks!!
    Again, the requirement is NLNAC or CCNE accreditation. If your degree is from an institution without either, then I don't think it will be recognized.

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