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Program Details

The RN to BSN online completion program provides a pathway for currently licensed nurses to earn a bachelor’s degree. The accredited program provides a well-rounded foundation in liberal arts while building on the skills and knowledge necessary for the nursing profession.


This is a bachelor completion program. A total of 120 credits are required, including transfer credits.

  • Program requirements: 34 credits
  • Diploma or associate's degree in nursing from an accredited program (ACEN, CCNE, NLNAC)
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 on a 4-point scale
  • Current, active RN license in the U.S. or in a jurisdiction that is an associate member of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) Must maintain licensure throughout the program of study
  • Completion of Penn State online learning readiness quiz
  • TOEFL scores (if applicable)

Accreditation & Licensing

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

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)


Not authorized for residents in Massachusetts.