The online RN to BSN degree completion program from The College of Saint Scholastica is designed for the associate degree or diploma RN who seeks a bachelor's degree in nursing for career advancement. Building upon students' previous education and experience as registered nurses, the curriculum provides the expanded knowledge and skills required to:
Improve patient outcomes
Improve skills in health promotion, cultural competence, information technology, and holistic nursing intervention
Prepare for leadership roles requiring greater responsibility and authority within a clinical setting
Advocate for rural populations and other groups with greater healthcare needs
This bachelor completion program requires a minimum of 128 credits for completion, including transfer credits.
RN to BSN track: 46 credits
Current registered nurse license from at least one state; eligibility for licensure in Minnesota
Associate's degree with a major in nursing from an accredited college
Cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 or higher
Accreditation & Licensing
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Minnesota has border recognition for nurses that reside in, and hold a license in one of the bordering states (North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, or Wisconsin). The candidate can practice in Minnesota without a Minnesota license. RNs residing outside of this area should seek approval from the school and their home state prior to enrollment.
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