RN to BSN Program
Answer the call and earn your place sooner in a rewarding, high-impact nursing career.
With this accelerated and 100% online program, you’ll be prepared for a career of providing high-quality health care in only 22 months. Students receive individualized plans to fit their needs and lifestyles.
The program also includes service learning, a unique experiential learning opportunity. Service learning enhances students’ professional experience while touching the lives of others.
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 nursing education.
RN to BSN Program
Lower Division Courses (65 Credits)
|Students are awarded 39 lower division nursing credits for their nursing coursework completed through their associate degree or diploma program.||39|
|General Education Courses||Credits|
|Social Science Courses||6|
|Mathematics Course (College-level Math)||3|
|Humanities Course (English Composition)||3|
|Total Lower Division Credits||65|
RN to BSN Curriculum (Sample Schedule)
This sample schedule lists all required courses in a suggested sequence, except the four required electives. Electives may be completed at any time prior to graduation.
|CSS 101||College Studies Seminar||3|
|IPC 302||Introduction to Capstone||1|
|NUR 301||Conceptual Foundations of Nursing Practice||3|
|NUR 310 or NUR 311||Human Diversity and Health Care or Cultural Care in Nursing||3|
|ENG 300||Advanced Composition for Health Care||3|
|IPC 322||Teaching and Learning for the Nursing Professional||3|
|NUR 340||Comprehensive Health Assessment||3|
|ECO 310||American Health Care System||3|
|PHI 330||Ethical Issues in Health Care||3|
|IPC 401||Research in Health Care||3|
|NUR 410||Issues and Trends in Nursing||3|
|NUR 420||Nursing Leadership and Management||3|
|NUR 430||Nursing in a Global Society||3|
|300- or 400-level Elective||3|
|Total RN to BSN Credits||55|
|Total Combined Credits||120|
Not sure if this is the right nursing program for you?
The baccalaureate degree programs in nursing at the Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education See more accreditation information.