Northwestern State University of Louisiana

University Parkway, Natchitoches, LA 71497-0002

Program Details

The online RN to BSN degree program from Northwestern State University of Louisiana allows registered nurses with associate degrees or diplomas in nursing to obtain a baccalaureate degree. Students may complete theory and clinical degree requirements in their own communities, and online courses explore topics such as:

  • Pharmacology
  • ​Women's & Children's Health
  • ​Nursing Informatics
  • ​Psych/Mental Health
  • ​Community Health Nursing

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    Program Overview

    • Degree Level:
      Bachelor Completion
    • Delivery Format:
      100% Online
    • Completion Time:
    • Tuition Basis :
      Per Semester Credit
    • In State Rate:
    • Out of State Rate:
    • Fees Overview :

      Rates are an estimate, total costs may vary.

      • Tuition: $375 per credit hour up to 12 hours, then $100 per credit hour thereafter
    • International Students Accepted:
    • Accelerated Degree:


    Degree completion requires a minimum of 124 credits, including transfer and online curriculum credits.

    • Nursing major requirements: 30 online credits plus 38 hours awarded for previous education and experience
    • Admission to the university and submission of all official transcripts
    • Cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or above
    • Minimum grade of “C” in all required science, math and nursing courses
    • Current unencumbered RN license to practice in the state in which clinical experiences will be completed
    • Graduate of a nationally nursing accredited associate or diploma nursing program

    Accreditation & Licensing

    Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

    Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

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