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Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)

Program Details

The online RN to BSN degree completion program from Clarkson College provides associate-degree or diploma-prepared RNs an opportunity to earn a bachelor's degree and advance their professional nursing career. The curriculum includes a series of nursing courses, general education courses, and specific support courses in related health sciences. No formal clinical hours are required. Graduates are prepared to assume a variety of leadership roles in the nursing field, as well as pursue graduate education and careers as nurse practitioners or nursing instructors, administrators, or researchers.

Requirements

This is a bachelor completion program. 130 total credits are required, including transfer and major requirements.

  • Online curriculum: 87 credits
  • Copy of current, unencumbered nursing license
  • Official transcripts
  • Essay
  • Official test scores

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

Restrictions

Clarkson College is currently authorized to offer online education in the following states: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, Nevada, North Carolina, North Dakota, New Hampshire, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wyoming. In addition, Clarkson College is able to offer limited online programs in Massachusetts.