The independent, trusted guide to online education for over 20 years!
Find out more about Illinois State University
Receive more information about
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)
The online RN to BSN degree completion program from Illinois State University provides RNs the option of either a full- or part-time plan of study that works best with their schedule. Graduates of the program possess:
Increased career mobility and marketability
Advanced nursing leadership skills
A solid foundation for graduate studies
Critical skills for Magnet certification and Institute of Medicine expectations
This bachelor completion program requires 120 credits for completion, including transfer and experiential credits.
Major program requirements: 31 credits
Graduate from a state-approved diploma school of nursing or an associate degree nursing program.
Licensed as a registered nurse in the current state of residence
Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale
Meet prerequisite coursework with a grade of C or better
Have completed a specified portion of the Illinois Transferable General Education Program and the Mennonite College of Nursing prerequisite courses with a minimum of 55 total credit hours earned OR Have completed an Associate's Degree in Arts or Science with all Mennonite College of Nursing prerequisite courses completed
Hold an unencumbered licensure in every state in which the student holds a license
Meet health and safety compliance requirements, to include drug testing, a criminal background check, a physical examination, and several immunizations
Accreditation & Licensing
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Consent for Contact
I understand that by submitting this form, WGU and Get Educated will be contacting me by email and phone. Submitting this form also constitutes my express written consent to receive phone calls and text messages from WGU, at the phone number(s) I have provided, including a wireless number. I also understand that consent is not a condition of enrollment.