Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)
Kent State University

Program Details

The online RN to BSN degree completion program from Kent State University provides students with the knowledge and skills required to meet the future challenges of professional nursing, influence the future of health care, and advance their careers. Coursework covers topics such as:

  • Genetics
  • ​Leadership & Management
  • Health Promotion
  • Health Care Policy
  • ​Nutrition
  • ​Evidence Based Practice


This is a bachelor completion program. 120 total credits are required, including transfer and major requirements.

  • Program curriculum: 36 core credits & 19 foundational credits
  • Evidence of graduation in good standing from a state-approved associate degree or diploma nursing program
  • A college or diploma transcript with an earned GPA of 2.0 or higher for all complete college coursework
  • Completion of first-year science courses with a GPA of 2.0 of higher
  • Verifiable registered nurse license in the state where you will complete your clinical requirements

Special Accreditation

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation Statement

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

Restricted States

Alaska, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming, US Territories, International