Registered nurses (RN) are provided the knowledge and skills to advance their nursing careers and build on their basic nursing education. They have the opportunity to earn the baccalaureate degree in nursing while building a strong foundation in the arts, sciences and humanities.
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing prepares students to practice the art and science of professional nursing. Nursing majors are introduced to the profession’s theoretical knowledge base, research for evidence-based practice, focus on international perspectives in healthcare, apply the nursing process to families and aggregates in the community setting, explore the role of nurse as leader and manager, investigate the role of nurses in legal, ethical and political settings and learn the highly technical and clinical skills needed for working with patients and their families in a variety of settings. This degree also provides the foundation for graduate education in nursing.
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Registered Nurses (RNs) are provided the knowledge and skills to advance their nursing careers and build on their basic nursing education. They have the opportunity to earn the baccalaureate degree in nursing while building a strong foundation in the arts, sciences and humanities.
To facilitate access to baccalaureate education for working RNs, all nursing courses for the RN to BSN program are offered in an online format. Full- and part-time study is available. Non-nursing courses are available online.
- Complete the RN to BSN application form and submit official transcripts from all institutions of higher education.
- Hold a current, valid license (a license that is not inactive, suspended, revoked, or subject to restrictions, and for which the individual continues to meet all requirements for issuance) to practice as a registered nurse in one U.S. state or territory, or be dually enrolled in an RN licensure program or be a graduate of an RN program and eligible for the NCLEX-RN. Students admitted without a current, valid license shall adhere to additional program progression requirements.