Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)
Eastern Illinois University

Program Details

The online RN to BSN degree program from Eastern Illinois University enhances students' nursing practice, prepares them for leadership positions, and provides a foundation for entering graduate school. Graduates possess the knowledge and skills required to:

  • ​Provide care to individuals, families, groups, communities, and populations
  • ​Integrate general and liberal education into nursing knowledge to support clinical decision-making, evidence-based practice, and evaluative nursing practice
  • ​Become a collaborative member of the health care team and a manager, leader, and coordinator of care
  • ​Be accountable and responsible for professional development and life-long learning
  • Build an ethical value system for informed nursing practice
  • ​Be prepared to serve clients in a variety of settings with diverse needs
  • ​Communicate effectively with clients, colleagues, and other members of the health care team
  • ​Use knowledge and research to form an inquiry-based practice

Requirements

  • Associate degree or nursing diploma
  • 2.5 minimum GPA
  • Current RN license
  • Two professional letters of reference
  • Professional statement
  • Background check

Special Accreditation

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission