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Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)

Program Details

The online RN to BSN degree completion program from Fitchburg State University is designed to prepare professional nurses to meet societal healthcare needs in a variety of settings. With coursework covering topics such as evidence-based practice, community health, and end of life care, graduates are prepared to assume leadership roles as:

  • ​Clinical nursing instructors
  • ​Nurse managers
  • ​Staff nurses

Requirements

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

  • Online curriculum: 62 credit hours
  • Graduate from a NLN accredited associate degree, or diploma program with a 2.5 cumulative average
  • Current registered nurse license in good standing
  • Math Readiness Requirement: If you have not transferred a statistics course or have not completed university-level mathematics courses, you are required to successfully pass the Accuplacer Mathematics Placement Examination.

Accreditation & Licensing

New England Commission of Higher Education

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)