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Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)

Program Details

The online RN to BSN degree completion program from Southwestern Oklahoma State University is designed for licensed registered nurses who have graduated with an associate's degree or diploma from an accredited nursing program. Building upon students' existing nursing knowledge and skills, the curriculum explores topics such as:

  • ​Nursing Statistics and Evidence-Based Practice
  • Health Promotion
  • Ethics and Caring
  • Nursing Informatics
  • ​Community Nursing


Degree completion requires a minimum of 127 credits, including transfer credits.

  • Online nursing curriculum: 30 credits
  • Must be a licensed RN GPA 2.5 or above
  • Current legal resident of the United States
  • Graduated from an ACEN or CCNE accredited Associate’s Degree program in Nursing
  • Official transcripts

Accreditation & Licensing

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

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)


Must be a current resident of a NC-SARA approved states. Applicants from states other than Oklahoma will also need to check with their State Board of Nursing to ensure that the program will meet their state's requirements.