Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)
National American University

Program Details

The online RN to BSN degree completion program from National American University offers a flexible and practical way for RNs to expand their knowledge and prepare for leadership positions in a variety of healthcare settings. The curriculum builds upon the student's past education and experience, and graduates possess the knowledge and skills to:

  • ​Synthesize knowledge from nursing, the arts, and sciences in the holistic practice of professional nursing
  • ​Apply theory-based decision-making related to safe, competent, and culturally congruent nursing care to individuals, families, and communities in diverse settings across the lifespan emphasizing the concept of caring
  • Critically evaluate and utilize relevant findings of nursing research in professional nursing practice
  • Demonstrate professional values and behaviors consistent with professional standards 
  • ​Assume responsibility for ongoing professional development in an ever-changing healthcare environment


This bachelor completion program requires 180 quarter credits for completion, including transfer credits.

  • Nursing program requirements: 48 credits
  • Graduation from an associate degree program in nursing or a diploma nursing program
  • Current active unencumbered RN license from any state within the United States
  • All nursing prefix (NS) courses must be completed through NAU online
  • All international nurses must have a current, active, unencumbered RN license from any state within the United States and an international professional evaluation of their prior education credentials

Special Accreditation

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation Statement

The Higher Learning Commission