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

Program Details

The online RN to BSN degree completion program from Murray State University is designed to provide students with a liberal, generalist education and prepare them for career advancements and/or graduate study. Graduates of this program are able to:

  • ​Communicate and collaborate effectively through oral, written, and technological methods
  • ​Apply scientific based methods to understand the basis for best nursing practices and new knowledge related to health care
  • ​Make evidence-based, logical decisions related to patient care
  • ​Apply nursing science and technology in solving problems in the changing health care system
  • ​Appreciate the historical, political, theoretical, and artistic traditions of nursing
  • ​Practice with cultural sensitivity and an understanding of ethical issues in health care
  • ​Advocate to advance the profession and health care
  • ​Recognize the need to balance professional and lifestyle behaviors
  • ​Perform entry level nursing skills in a safe, competent, and professional manner
  • ​Pursue continuous learning experiences to enhance one's career and to adapt to the continuously changing world of health care

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Murray State 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)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Must have graduated from an accredited associate degree in nursing and have an RN license
  • Requires completion of prerequisite and university core requirements prior to enrollment