Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)
McKendree University

Program Details

McKendree University's online RN to BSN degree completion program helps to prepare students as generalists in the nursing practice. The coursework enhances the registered nurse's previous education by developing skills such as assessing patients, planning care, and implementing plans of action. Throughout the course of the program, students improve their ability to care for individual patients by broadening their knowledge of disease processes and therapeutic nursing interventions. Coursework combines basic principles of health promotion with applicable skills in holistic health assessments to give students all the tools they need to succeed in a variety of settings, including:

  • Hospitals
  • Clinics
  • ​Outpatient Surgery Centers
  • Home Health
  • ​Nursing Care Facilities
  • Rehabilitation Centers
  • ​Hospice Agencies


  • Diploma or associate's degree from an approved nursing program
  • 3.25 minimum GPA
  • Official college transcripts
  • Active, unencumbered RN license
  • Current CPR certification
  • Health record with current immunizations and TB test
  • Relative state background checks

Special Accreditation

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation Statement

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