The RN to BSN Completion Program provides an efficient and affordable option for registered nurses without a baccalaureate degree to earn the degree Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN). A BSN nurse is well prepared to meet the complex challenges of today’s healthcare environment.

The RN to BSN Completion Program builds on the foundation of the nurse’s pre-licensure program and success on the NCLEX-RN examination. The program can be completed In three semesters, although many students may choose flexible part-time options to balance their educational program with their professional and personal life.


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Career Outlook

Graduates Are Prepared To

  • Assume increased leadership roles in health care agencies employing nurses.

Representative Job Titles For Graduates

  • BSN
  • Professional Nurse

Graduate Employment Outlook

Employment of registered nurses is projected to grow about 9 percent through 2030, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Nationally, over 203,000 openings for registered nurses are projected each year, on average. Many openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who retire or transfer to different occupations. Also, growth will occur for reasons including more emphasis on preventative care; increased rates of chronic conditions, such as diabetes and obesity; and increased demand for healthcare services.

$78,439 median annual salary

Graduate Starting Salary Projections

Education Options

Transfer History

  • Students who complete the BSN and wish to seek additional education have opportunities to complete a master's degree, DNP, PhD, or EdD.

Representative Co-Op/Clinical/Intern Site

  • Experiential education is a component of two of the courses in the program


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Download “Admission Info & FAQs” for more information on how to apply and answers to questions about the BSN-to-RN program.

Effective 2023-2024 academic year

RN to BSN Completion Program (NURB)

Semester 1 Lec Lab Credits
XXX XXX General Education Elective 22 9 26
NUR 310 Nursing Advanced Standing: Technical Coursework 39 0 39
NUR 350 Nursing Advanced Standing: RN-BSN 13 0 13
First Year
Semester 1
NUR 400 Transition to the BSN Role 3 0 3
NUR 405 Healthcare Informatics for Clinical Decision Making 3 0 3
NUR 410 Population-Based Community Healthcare: Theory and Concepts 3 3 4
MAT 131 Statistics 1 2 2 3
XXX XXX Cultural Diversity Elective 3 0 3
Semester 2
NUR 415 Evidence-Based Practice, Research, Scholarship and Clinical Decision Making 3 0 3
NUR 420 Healthcare Policy, Ethical, and Legal Issues 3 0 3
NUR 425 Nursing Leadership and Management for Professional Practice 4 0 4
XXX XXX Arts/Humanities Elective 3 0 3
Semester 3
NUR 430 Health Outcome Measures and Quality Improvement Processes 3 0 3
NUR 435 BSN Capstone Seminar 3 0 3
NUR 440 BSN Capstone Project 3 3 4
HST 1XX History Elective 3 0 3
Total Credits: 113 17 120


General Education Elective
NUR 300 Nursing Advanced Standing: General Education 26
or take all of the following:
BIO 151
BIO 152
BIO 220
MAT 105
PSY 110
SOC 105
ENG 101
ENG 102
Anatomy and Physiology 1
and Anatomy and Physiology 2
and Microbiology
and Quantitative Reasoning
and Introduction to Psychology
and Introduction to Sociology
and English Composition 1
and English Composition 2: Contemporary Issues
or ENG 103 English Composition 2: Writing about Literature
or ENG 104 English Composition 2: Technical Communication
or ENG 105 English Composition 2: Business Communication
History Elective
Any OT36 Course from HST 3
Arts and Humanities Elective
Any OT36 approved course from ART, LIT or PHI 3
Cultural Diversity Elective
CULT 105 Issues in Human Diversity 3
HST 121 African American History: Origins to 1877 3
HST 122 African American History: 1877 to Present 3
PSY 220 Social Psychology 3
REL 105 World Religions 3
SOC 120 The African American Family 3
SOC 130 Sociology of Aging 3
SOC 140 Sociology of Gender 3
SOC 200 Race, Ethnicity, and Minorities 3

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