Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)
The University of Texas at Arlington

Program Details

The online RN to BSN degree completion program from The University of Texas at Arlington builds upon registered nurses' existing education and skills by providing research-based learning, leadership training, and liberal arts. Through this program, students are able to:

  • ​Develop a personal framework for their professional nursing practice
  • ​Enhance their decision-making and critical thinking skills
  • ​Strengthen their nursing leadership and management skills to meet today's challenges in healthcare issues and trends
  • ​Apply a systematic approach to comprehensively assessing individuals, families, and groups, including psychosocial, cultural, and spiritual beliefs
  • ​Utilize evidence-based data to strengthen and improve client care outcomes through comprehensive, efficient, and cost-conscious care


The RN to BSN program requires 120 credits for completion, including transfer and major requirements.

  • Nursing curriculum: 34 credit hours
  • Conferred an Associate Degree in Nursing from a regionally accredited US institution whose school of nursing is ACEN/NLNAC accredited
  • Official transcripts
  • 2.50 GPA or higher in required prerequisite courses
  • Active, unencumbered RN license from the United States

Special Accreditation

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Geographic Restrictions

Residents of these states are not eligible to enroll in this program: Alaska, Massachusetts, Maryland, Oregon, Tennessee, and Washington.