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Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)
The online RN to BSN degree completion program from Montana State University-Northern provides registered nurses the opportunity to complete an advanced degree in nursing while working as a healthcare professional. Graduates of the program possess the knowledge and skills to:
Synthesize knowledge from the humanities, technological sciences, arts, and sciences to provide competent client-centered care with sensitivity and respect for individuals, groups, and communities
Demonstrate skill in actively collaborating with other health care professionals and clients by fostering open communication, mutual respect, and sound nursing judgment
Utilize nursing evidence based practice to make clinical decisions based on the science of nursing and knowledge of other disciplines to promote safe, quality care
Analyze and implement client safety goals that minimize risk of harm to clients, providers, and communities
Create health promotion, wellness, and personal growth strategies for self, clients, families, groups, and communities
Incorporate leadership skills while taking individual responsibility and accountability for nursing decisions and actions based on ethical codes and standards of nursing practice
This bachelor completion program requires 120 credits for completion, including transfer credits.
Be admitted to Montana State University-Northern
Official transcripts from any college and/or university that you have attended or are currently attending
A cumulative GPA of 2.50 or above
Copy of government issued photo identification document
Proof of current licensure as a Registered Nurse (for the US state where the practicum is to be done) or proof of registration and scheduled date for the NCLEX Exam
Accreditation & Licensing
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
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