Online Bachelor of Science in Nursing: RN to BSN
A Bachelor of Science in nursing degree gives you the skills you need to confidently provide patient care in a range of settings while preparing you to address the future challenges in health care. If you are a registered nurse an online BSN can be a way to improve your skill set and gain an essential foundation to advance in the medical industry.
Next start date: 10/13/2021
Total classes: 10
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 39
Degree questions, answered.
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Can you complete an RN to BSN online?
You can complete your coursework for our RN to BSN program entirely online. Active registered nurses who hold an associate degree are perfect candidates for our RN to BSN pathway. This online BSN program empowers you to leverage your existing knowledge and experience to expand your nursing competencies.
When you earn the ASU Online RN to BSN program, you are gaining skills from a respected and accredited institution. Our online nursing degree is accredited by the Arizona State Board of Nursing and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
Earning this degree online can also better fit into your schedule and responsibilities. Earning your BSN online means you have more flexibility in your daily schedule. You can study and complete coursework when you have the free time to do so, which makes it easier to balance personal and professional commitments as you earn your degree.
Do you have to get your RN before your BSN?
You must have your RN license or have passed the NCLEX exam to qualify for the RN to BSN program. However, students currently earning an associate degree in nursing at a regionally accredited college can pursue both degrees at the same time through the Concurrent Enrollment Program.
Does my BSN say 'online'?
No, Arizona State University’s diplomas don’t specify whether you earn your degree online or in person. All diplomas and transcripts simply say “Arizona State University.” That’s because ASU Online students learn from the same faculty and receive the same course content as in-person students receive.
Online nursing courses
In our accredited online BSN program you will take courses that advance your knowledge as a health care worker and prepare you to pursue a variety of specialized roles, such as pediatric care and public health. The courses are also designed to help you adapt to the rapid changes happening in the nursing field from new healthcare reforms to advances in technology. Specific courses include:
What can I do with a BSN degree?
Graduates of online BSN programs can compete for a variety of nursing-related roles. Their additional abilities and knowledge make them desirable in many health care settings, from doctor’s offices to hospitals and outpatient care centers.
In short, a BSN greatly expands your career opportunities in the field. It positions you to work at the top hospitals and in a variety of settings including ICU, hospice, labor and delivery, specialty clinics and more. A BSN is also the first step to pursuing a master’s or doctoral degree which can lead to advanced nursing jobs as a nurse practitioner, nurse anesthetist and more. Some potential career options include:
Online BSN program admission requirements
You’re considered an eligible applicant for the RN to BSN program if you’re currently a registered nurse.
The program is offered to students in all states, excluding Rhode Island, Tennessee and Washington.
Join a respected nursing school
ASU’s Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation provides a first-class education to students across a wide range of health disciplines. The college distinguishes itself through high-quality instructors and challenging courses and programs.
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