Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)
Montana State University-Northern

Program Details

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

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Montana State University-Northern is accredited by:

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Some College

Recommended GPA

2.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Criminal Background Check

Additional Info

  • Must have current RN license or proof of registration and scheduled date for the NCLEX exam
  • Requires completion of an associate or diploma in nursing