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Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)

Program Details

The online RN to BSN degree completion program from Eastern Kentucky University provides a supportive, encouraging educational community with professors dedicated to students' success. The curriculum incorporates the standards of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), including evidence-based practice and professional nursing communication and collaboration. Graduates are prepared for careers in nursing leadership, management, research, community/public health, acute care, long-term care, and advanced practice through graduate study.

Requirements

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

  • Associate’s degree in nursing from a regionally accredited program
  • RN license from an approved state that is free and unrestricted, meaning that it has not been subject to reprimand, revocation, probation, suspension, restriction, limitation, disciplinary action, discretionary review/hearing or encumberance nor had any type of complaint filed against it
  • Minimum grade equivalent of a 2.5 (C) or the previous nursing program’s passing grade in any nursing or support course to be transferred

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

Restrictions

Not authorized for residents of Minnesota, Massachusetts, and Tennessee.