Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)
Arkansas Tech University

Program Details

Registered Nurses can seamlessly transition from an associate degree or diploma program to a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree with the online RN to BSN completion pathway from Arkansas Tech University. Coursework corresponds to current issues and research in nursing, expands on RNs’ clinical knowledge, and can be completed in as little as one year.

As a part of the program, students will study the needs of a selected population and then complete a community-based teaching project addressing those needs. Students also undertake a leadership experience alongside an experienced nurse manager. Graduates will have the skills necessary to succeed in roles such as acute care, community-based environments, specialty nursing, nursing administration, and more.

Nurses in this online BSN program gain competencies in:

  • Leadership and management skills
  • Caring for populations and groups
  • Reading and using nursing research
  • Utilizing informatics in nursing
  • Critical thinking

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Arkansas Tech University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Associate Degree

Recommended GPA

2.75 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Criminal Background Check, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Requires completion of nursing major prerequisites and most general education credits
  • Must hold a current RN license