Nursing (R.N. to B.S.N)

The on-line RN to BSN degree program is designed to meet the needs of graduates of associate degree and diploma nursing programs. Students expand their knowledge, critical thinking, and use of best for evidence for clinical practice as they advance their leadership skills and integrate theory and practice to address the complex need of persons and families in the context of community. RNs who received their associate degree or diploma from an accredited institution may transfer general education, prerequisite science, and pre-licensure nursing courses. Thirty competency credits are awarded for passing the NCLEX-RN examination. The program requires the completion of 27 credit hours of upper division nursing coursework and a 3-credit-hour statistics course. Didactic coursework is completed in an asynchronous online format. Students will be required to complete clinical hours in a local setting for Population and Global Health (NURS 432) and Integration Practicum (NURS 440).

Program Requirements Overview

Transfer Credits60
Credits for NCLEX-RN license exam30
Major Requirements30
Total Credits120

Major Requirements

Required Collateral Course
STAT 109Statistics3
Major Requirements
NURS 340Information Technology and Nursing Practice3
NURS 350Evidence Based Practice in Nursing3
NURS 406Genetics and Genomics for Clinical Nursing3
NURS 410Leadership in Nursing: Theory and Application3
NURS 432Population and Global Health: Didactic and Practicum4
NURS 420Transprofessional Communication Collaboration3
NURS 440Integration Practicum5
NURS 450Nursing Scholarship3
Total Credits30