Bridge or Degree Completion Program Law and Legal Definition

The term bridge or degree completion program means a program of education in professional nursing offered by an accredited school of nursing that leads to a baccalaureate degree in nursing. Such programs may include, Registered Nurse (RN) to Bachelor's of Science of Nursing (BSN) programs, RN to MSN (Master of Science of Nursing) programs, or BSN to Doctoral programs [42 USCS § 296(17)].