Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)
Appalachian State University

Program Details

The online RN to BSN degree program from Appalachian State University is designed for registered nurses who hold associate degrees or diplomas in Nursing, and wish to acquire a bachelor degree. The BSN program provides the academic knowledge and skills necessary to advance in the nursing field and/or pursue graduate study in nursing. Coursework covers topics such as:

  • Nursing Informatics
  • Health Assessment
  • Care of Older Adults
  • ​Leadership & Management

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Appalachian State University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Associate Degree

Recommended GPA

2.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Requires an approved associate's in nursing (ADN) or diploma from a hospital program
  • Must have an unencumbered and unrestricted RN license to practice nursing (North Carolina or via a compact state nurse licensure)
  • Completion of 60 lower-division coursework credits and 30 hours of major nursing courses required