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Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)

Program Details

The online RN to BSN degree completion program from Brandman University is focused on creating innovative leaders for an ever-changing health care system. Emphasis is placed on the use of technology, improving outcomes, innovative leadership, and using evidence-based practice. Graduates of the program are able to:

  • ​Integrate knowledge, skills, and values from the arts and sciences into nursing practice
  • ​Incorporate managerial and leadership principles to achieve desired healthcare outcomes
  • Implement evidence-based thinking into practice
  • Utilize information and patient care technology in practice
  • ​Demonstrate responsibility and accountability as a manager of care
  • ​Engage in effective interprofessional, personal, and collaborative communication
  • ​Provide population focused nursing care with emphasis on health promotion and disease prevention across healthcare settings
  • ​Demonstrate core professional values and practices within an ethical and legal framework
  • ​Incorporate knowledge, skills, and attitudes essential to clinical reasoning

Requirements

Students will be required to attend one 4-day immersion session at the Irvine campus.

This is a bachelor completion program. 120 total credits are required, including transfer and major requirements.

  • Must hold an unencumbered Registered Nurse (RN) license in the state where you plan to do your practicum experiences (or has evidence of a scheduled National Council Licensure Examination [NCLEX]
  • An Associate Degree in Nursing from a regionally accredited institution with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.00 or have an Associate Degree or Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution and an Associate Degree in Nursing from a CCNE or NLN accredited program with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0
  • Submission of official transcripts, three recommendation forms, self evaluation, and goal statement

Accreditation & Licensing

Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)