Nursing (RN to BSN)

Nursing (RN to BSN)

Advance your career in under two years with our accelerated RN to BSN program.


As a working nurse, earning your BSN is one of the first steps to professional growth. Our accelerated BSN program makes it quick and convenient, with online and in-person options. Enhance your skills in a unique, personal environment where expert faculty provide one-on-one attention.

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Our Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. See more accreditation information.

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Applicants must have graduated from an accredited associate degree nursing program or hospital-based program with a 2.0 minimum GPA. They must also be working in a health care setting for a minimum of eight hours per week. Applicants are required to submit a copy of their nursing license or temporary work permit.


Lower Division Courses (65 credits)

Nursing CoursesCredits
Students are awarded 39 lower division nursing credits for their nursing coursework completed through their associate degree or diploma program.39
General Education CoursesCredits
Science Courses14
Social Science Courses6
Mathematics Course (College-level Math)3
Humanities Course (English Composition)3
Total Lower Division Credits65

RN to BSN Curriculum (Sample Schedule)

This sample schedule lists all required courses in a suggested sequence. Electives may be completed at any time prior to graduation.

Fall SemesterCredits
CSS 101College Studies Seminar3
IPC 302Introduction to Capstone1
NUR 301Conceptual Foundations of Nursing Practice3
NUR 312Human Diversity and Cultural Care in Nursing3
Total Credits 10
Spring SemesterCredits
ENG 300Advanced Composition for Health Care3
IPC 322Teaching and Learning 3
NUR 340Comprehensive Health Assessment3
Total Credits 9
Summer SemesterCredits
ECO 310American Health Care System3
PHI 330Ethical Issues in Health Care3
Total Credits6
Fall SemesterCredits
IPC 401Research in Health Care3
MAT 260Statistics3
Total Credits6
Spring SemesterCredits
NUR 410Issues and Trends in Nursing3
NUR 420Nursing Leadership and Management3
NUR 430Nursing in a Global Society3
Total Credits9
Summer SemesterCredits
IPC 450Capstone3
Total Credits3
Humanities Elective3
300- or 400-level Elective3
Other Electives6
Total Credits12
Total RN to BSN Credits55
Total Combined Credits120