Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Choose from three degree paths on your way to a high-impact career as a nurse.

Program Details

Prepare yourself for a career of providing high-quality health care with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences was founded in 1903 as a nursing school. As the health care field grows and new opportunities emerge, PA College continues to offer best-in-class BSN education and BSN degree programs.

When it comes to bachelor in nursing schools programs, our bachelor’s degree in nursing program is designed to prepare nurses for professional excellence. Programs The BSN program with clinical components features guaranteed placement in the region’s leading health care facilities, early hands-on clinical experiences, and high-tech simulation-based learning.

We offer multiple paths to success with our BSN nursing programs, including an accelerated bachelors in nursing for registered nurses (RN), the region’s only three-year concept-based BSN program, and a four-year concept-based BSN program.

Questions about our online bachelor’s nursing tracks or accelerated BSN prerequisites? Complete the Request More Information form below.

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PA College cannot guarantee clinical rotations for students who have not received the COVID-19 vaccine.

2020 NCLEX Pass Rate
98%
Job
Placement
100%
Median Salary
$77,600

BSN Options

Accelerated Three-Year BSN

We’re proud to offer an accelerated BSN degree program. The three-year BSN track — the only one in the region — is designed for highly qualified students seeking a faster path to a career in nursing. This concept-based curriculum is a combination of classroom work and immersive experiences in simulation, clinical and service learning that is challenging and rewarding.

Applicants for this accelerated bachelor of science in nursing program must meet additional admissions requirements.

Four-Year BSN

In our four-year BSN track, students develop their nursing knowledge and critical thinking skills. This concept-based curriculum is a combination of classroom work and immersive experiences in simulation, clinical, and service learning that is challenging and rewarding. The four-year BSN track does not offer clinical courses during the first year which allows for a reduced credit load.

Students applying for this program must meet the general requirements.

RN to BSN

Our RN to BSN program is for individuals who have an RN license and an associate or diploma in nursing. This award-winning program enables busy nurses to earn their bachelor’s degree through flexible, individualized scheduling.

For the practicing nurse, we provide courses that build upon your existing professional expertise and provide further opportunities for personal and professional growth.

This accelerated program is offered primarily online. RN to BSN online courses are facilitated by expert faculty who guide you throughout the curriculum.

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Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

All program applicants must meet general admission requirements.

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Tuition

Tuition & Fees

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Course Delivery

Course Delivery

Courses in this program are
offered online only.

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Learn more about the PA College RN to BSN program from Admissions Counselor, Ashton Fiucci.

Curriculum

Accelerated Three-Year BSN Program
Four-Year BSN Program
RN to BSN Program

Accreditation

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at the Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. http://www.ccneaccreditation.org

Is this is the right nursing program for you?

Start your education or expand your nursing career options while continuing to work. Flexible options let you tailor your education.

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Your Life-Long Learning Partner

No matter what academic path you choose, we provide the track to a successful healthcare career.

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Meet the Faculty

Gayle Watson

Gayle Watson

Co-Chair, Undergraduate Nursing

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Karen Uhrich

Karen Uhrich, MSN, RN

Adjunct Faculty, Division of Nursing

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Kristie Berkstresser

Kristie Berkstresser, PhD, RN, CNE, BC

Associate Professor of Nursing

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Noel Brooks

Noel R. Brooks, MSN, MEd, RN-BC

Adjunct Instructor of Nursing in ASN/BSN Programs

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Stephanie Hentz

Stephanie Hentz, MSN, RN

Instructor of Nursing, BSN Program Director

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Thola Wolanski

Thola A.Bennecoff Wolanski, MSN, RN

Undergraduate Nursing Faculty

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Our Sim Center is the first and only learning space of its kind in the region. It was one of 10 facilities across the nation chosen by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing for a landmark simulation study.

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Ready to learn more?

Our admissions counselors can provide more information on RN to BSN prerequisites and online costs. Get more information by submitting this form. You’ll also receive a promo code that waives our application fee — so you can apply for FREE.