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Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)

Program Details

Frostburg State University’s RN-BSN program prepares nurses to assume roles in leadership, complex clinical care coordination and community/public health, and serves as the academic foundation for graduate study. The program is designed so students can complete their BSN in as few as four semesters or take as long as they would like to complete the program. It is tailored to meet the needs of the working RN with family and community obligations in a convenient, affordable and accessible manner and to assist nurses in obtaining their bachelor’s degree. Clinical work is arranged in a student’s home community. FSU’s nursing students work at many different facilities in varying capacities, creating an inspired online learning environment for all students.


This is a bachelor completion program. A total of 120 credits are required, including transfer and work experience credits.

  • Curriculum: 32 major credits / 17 prerequisite hours
  • Associate’s degree or completion of 41 credits of general education
  • Must have unencumbered RN license from the United States

Accreditation & Licensing

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)


Due to the clinical component of this program and varying state regulations, at this time Frostburg State can only to accept students planning on completing their clinical hours in the following states: MD, PA, WV, VA, OH, & AZ.

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