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Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)

Program Details

The online RN to BSN degree completion program from Great Basin College is designed for non-traditional RN students with an associate degree who want to continue their education in nursing and still be engaged in practicing their profession. Graduates of the program are able to:

  • ​Promote safe, quality, evidence-based care to populations and communities in structured and unstructured healthcare environments
  • ​Analyze quality improvement measures used in both structured and unstructured healthcare environments
  • ​Act as evolving scholars, translating current evidence into nursing practice
  • ​Evaluate collaboration techniques used in various healthcare environments
  • ​Apply leadership principles and theories to both the practice and the profession of nursing
  • ​Apply information management principles, techniques, and systems to manage knowledge, mitigate error, and support decision-making

Requirements

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

  • RN to BSN program requirements: 54 credits
  • Graduated with an Associate Degree in Nursing from an ACEN accredited and state Board of Nursing approved program at a regionally accredited college
  • Possess an active RN license in the state where you currently practice by the time coursework begins
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4-point scale
  • Meet formal requirements for admission to Great Basin College

Note: Enrollment is limited and students are admitted only in the fall semester.

Accreditation & Licensing

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

Restrictions

Not authorized for residents of Massachusetts.