Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)
James Madison University

Program Details

The fully online RN to BSN program from James Madison University offers asynchronous classes so students can maintain their jobs while earning their degree. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing builds on nurses’ existing knowledge to strengthen their practice and professional involvement.

Coursework helps students develop their skills with technology, management, and relationship-building to allow for career advancement opportunities. Graduates will have a firm foundation for professional nursing practice and be prepared for further education in graduate studies and advanced practice. 

The curriculum examines topics related to:

  • Concepts in aging
  • Health assessment
  • Healthcare informatics
  • Nursing research
  • Leadership and management in healthcare

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

James Madison University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Associate Degree

Recommended GPA

2.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Requires completion of an accredited associate or diploma nursing program
  • Must have a current, unrestricted RN license
  • Must meet course prerequisites prior to entry