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Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)

Program Details

Ohio University's RN to BSN online program is designed for RNs who want to further their education with a bachelors degree in nursing and advance their careers.

  • Review study materials and submit assignments online anytime/anywhere.
  • Online nursing classes are 5-weeks long, as are many general education requirements.
  • Take advantage of flexible and affordable payment options.
  • Get started quickly -- eight start dates each year.


Degree completion requires a minimum of 120 credits, including transfer and major requirements.

  • Online program: 60 credits
  • Hold a conferred associate degree or diploma in nursing from a state-board-of-nursing-approved program
  • Have a 2.0 or higher cumulative GPA from all previously attended postsecondary institutions
  • Hold an active U.S. nursing license
  • Have transferable equivalent of Ohio University's ENG 1510 Writing and Rhetoric I 

Accreditation & Licensing

The Higher Learning Commission

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)


Must be a resident of Resident of Ohio, California, Delaware, Florida, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, or West Virginia.