ASU's RN to BSN prepares you as a nursing professional for the multi-faceted demands of the changing healthcare landscape through an innovative, online curriculum.

ASU Online offers start dates every 7.5 weeks.
Required: associate degree in nursing or nursing diploma and RN license.
Required number of credits to complete this degree.

As an older adult population grows, the complexity and need for evidence-based care delivered by RNs will only increase. ASU is committed to meeting this demand by offering an online option for earning your Bachelor of Science in nursing (BSN). The RN-BSN entry option offers Associate Degree and diploma nurses the opportunity to complete upper-division degree requirements leading to a BSN.

Our graduates are engaged, innovative professionals who utilize evidence-based practice to facilitate positive change. Our graduates demonstrate holistic, population-based perspectives and are critical thinkers, client advocates and effective communicators. The RN-BSN is designed for RNs who desire to:

  • Be part of one of the top nursing schools in the nation
  • Learn from acclaimed faculty
  • Learn through a variety of online instructional delivery methods
  • Move into advanced practice arenas
  • Complete in as little as 15 to 18 months

ASU Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation Achievements:

  • According to U.S. News & World Report, the Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation ranks in the top 11% nationally for its Master's programs.
  • The partnership between ASU’s Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation and Mayo Clinic received the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Exemplary Academic-Practice Partnership Award in 2015.
  • ASU BSN graduates surpass the national average of 82% on the NCLEX first time pass rate at 92%.

Calendar

Next Start Date:

07/03/2019
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Faculty

Arizona State University’s Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation is the home to world-renowned faculty members including:

  • Fulbright Senior Scholar
  • Rosalynn Carter National Leadership Award in Caregiving
  • Ruth B. Freeman Award from American Public Health Association
  • Countless national faculty nursing awards

Program Summary

Total Hours:

38

Major GPA:

2.0

Cumulative GPA:

2.0

Total Hours at ASU:

30

Related Careers

Graduates with an ASU Online RN to BSN have career opportunities illustrated in the following list. Career examples include but are not limited to:

Example Careers

Graduates of the RN to BSN program are well-qualified for careers in such areas:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Intensive Care Nurse
  • Nursing Professor
  • Psychiatric Nurse

Requirements

All students are required to meet general university admission requirements.
Freshman | Transfer | International | Readmission
Some programs may have additional requirements for admission.

 

Admission information for RN to BSN (Nursing) transfer students:
Students may transfer up to 64 credits from a regionally accredited community college.
Students on the Arizona pathway may transfer up to 75 credits.
Students with academic credits from a regionally accredited university may be able to transfer more credits.

Affording College

Learn about the different types of financial aid and scholarship opportunities available. ASU offers a Cost Calculator, Budget Worksheet and Scholarship Search to make the college planning process easier.

Don’t meet admission requirements?

You can still earn your way into ASU through the Earned Admission Track. To begin, submit an application to ASU. If Earned Admission is right for you, an enrollment advisor will reach out with more details.

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