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Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)

Program Details

The online RN to BSN degree completion program from Rasmussen College is designed to expand on registered nurses' previous education and experience, preparing them for leadership roles in the field. Coursework focuses on concepts that emphasize patient-centered care, teamwork and collaboration, evidence-based practice, safety and informatics, and quality improvement. Graduates are prepared for nursing careers in:

  • Assisted Living
  • ​Clinics
  • Home Health Care
  • ​Outpatient Surgery Centers
  • ​Public Schools
  • Rehabilitation Centers

Completion time is dependent on transfer credits accepted and courses completed each term.


A total of 181 credits are required for the BSN, including transfer and major requirements.

  • Up to 113 lower-level proficiency credits may be accepted
  • Must possess a current unencumbered RN license that is valid in the United States

Accreditation & Licensing

Rasmussen College is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. | 800-621-7440.

The Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing degree program at Rasmussen College is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE): 655 K Street NW | Suite 750 | Washington, DC 20001 202-463-6930


This program is not authorized for residents of: Guam, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Washington, American Samoa, N. Mariana Islands, or Virgin Islands.