Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)
American Public University System

Program Details

The online Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree is open to registered nurses who have earned an associate degree in nursing and have a current, active, and unencumbered license. The mission of the program is to provide quality, affordable, and accessible higher education to professional registered nurses by fostering lifelong learning through a spirit of inquiry in order to prepare students for service and leadership roles in a diverse and global society.

This online nursing program offers students a seamless transition from your associate degree to BSN degree, and provides a foundation for further graduate studies in nursing.


This is a bachelor completion program. A total of 120 credits are required, including transfer credits.

  • Online curriculum: 60-90 credits
  • Associate degree in nursing or diploma in nursing
  • Current, active and unencumbered U.S. Registered Nursing (RN) license

Special Accreditation

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission

Geographic Restrictions

The R.N. to B.S. in Nursing program is currently not open for admission to Washington state residents.