RN to BSN Quick Facts

About the Program

Our RN to BSN curriculum builds on the prior learning experiences of the diploma or associate degree nurse focusing on advancing the knowledge and skills in population health nursing, leadership, and nursing research for evidence-based practice. All of which are essential for nurses seeking to provide a higher level of quality care.

This program accommodates the working diploma or associate degree graduate or licensed registered nurse who wishes to obtain the baccalaureate degree. Students may enroll in and complete General Education/Pre-Professional courses concurrently with professional nursing courses if desired.  The courses in the RN-BSN program are offered in a variety of formats; online, blended, flex or face-to-face. Students select the delivery format best suited for them.

  • Only 30 credits to attain the baccalaureate in nursing degree at Baptist University.

  • A variety course delivery options available, including 100% online.

  • Complete degree requirements within (1) year, if desired.

  • General education courses can be taken concurrently with professional nursing courses, if desired.

  • Enrollment options 3x per year.

  • Credit for Prior Learning (CPL) available through portfolio presentation.

  • Competency-based exams available for Pharmacology and Health Assessment.

  • CLEP Exams for General Education courses accepted.

  • 41 nursing transfer credits awarded for prior nursing education for RNs with an active nursing license.

  • Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

  • Individual faculty coordinator to provide support and mentoring throughout the program.

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

Important Facts

More nurse executives are indicating their desire for staff nurses to be prepared at the baccalaureate level to meet the more complex demands of today’s patient care. BSN graduates are prepared for leadership, management, and more independent nursing roles to expand their career options and help improve their earning potential.

BSN graduates are well prepared to advance into the BSN-DNP program or a master’s program.

 

God's Blessings

Love the Lord you God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.  This is the first and greatest commandment.  And the second is like it:  Love your neighbor as yourself.

Matthew 22:37-38