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Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)

Program Details

The online RN to BSN degree completion program from Northwestern College Iowa is designed for RNs who graduated from associate degree or hospital diploma nursing programs and are looking for greater flexibility and more control over their career path. Coursework explores topics such as:

  • Health Assessment
  • ​Cross-cultural Nursing
  • ​Nursing Informatics
  • ​Public/Community Health Nursing
  • ​Nursing Leadership


This bachelor completion program requires 124 semester credits for completion, including transfer credits.

  • Online degree requirements: 30 credits
  • Valid RN license with an associate or diploma in nursing
  • Official transcripts from previously attended institutions
  • Minimum 2.7 GPA

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)


This program is approved for Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska and South Dakota. Iowa is a member of the Nurse License Compact granting nurses to have one multi-state license in participating states. Non-resident students will need to check with both the school and their state of residence for approval to complete this degree program.