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Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)

Program Details

The online RN to BSN degree completion program from Governors State University provides an affordable and convenient way for registered nurses to broaden their qualifications and advance their careers. Coursework explores topics such as:

  • Pathophysiology
  • Nursing Informatics
  • ​Gerontological Nursing
  • ​Evidence-Based Research
  • Public Health Promotion
  • ​Leadership


This bachelor completion program requires 120 credits for completion including transfer credits.

  • RN to BSN major courses: 35 credits
  • Have earned an associate’s degree in nursing or have graduated from a diploma nursing program
  • Be currently licensed as a registered professional nurse or be in the process of obtaining a Registered Nurse license
  • A 2.0 or higher cumulative GPA
  • Provide official transcripts from all previously attended colleges or universities

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)