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Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)

Program Details

The online RN to BSN degree program from Duquesne University provides registered nurses a pathway to fulfill requirements for earning their BSN, allowing for increased leadership roles and career advancement. Coursework covers topics such as:

  • ​Information technology and nursing practice
  • ​Contemporary nursing and healthcare issues
  • ​Pathophysiology
  • Genetics
  • Ethics
  • ​Organizational and clinical leadership


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

  • Program curriculum: 60 credits
  • Current unencumbered license as a Registered Nurse
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing or Diploma Degree in Nursing
  • A GPA of 2.75 or higher on a 4.0 scale is preferred
  • Official transcripts

Accreditation & Licensing

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)


Duquesne University is unable to accept applications for admission to online programs and courses from students residing in: Alabama, Arkansas, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Tennessee, Washington and Wisconsin.