Students can complete New Mexico Highlands University's flexible RN to BSN program in 14 months. The CCNE-accredited program provides flexible entry through its partnerships with local associate degree programs. Students may receive up to 95 transfer credits for their associate degree and RN license, making education with New Mexico Highlands faster and more affordable. No in-person practicum is required, and students can complete the degree 100% online.
The nationwide job outlook is strong for nurses who hold bachelor's degrees. In our program, students build on their existing knowledge so they can work to improve patient outcomes. Learners graduate prepared for high-level nursing positions in patient care and management, as well as community health. Almost half of RN to BSN students at Highlands University pursue advanced degrees in nursing after graduation.
Our highly regarded faculty help students succeed in their nursing careers and offer one-on-one advising. Our BSN graduates become sought-after leaders in the nursing profession thanks to their well-rounded and culturally informed nursing and leadership skills.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
School Accreditation & Licensing
New Mexico Highlands University is accredited by:
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationSome College
Recommended GPA2.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Official College Transcript(s)
- Applicants must hold a valid, unencumbered U.S. RN license and have completed an approved associate or diploma in nursing program.