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Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)

Program Details

The online RN to BSN degree completion program from the University at Buffalo builds upon the knowledge and experience of registered nurses who have already successfully completed an associates degree or diploma nursing program. Students are able to maintain their employment while taking courses that explore relevant topics such as:

  • Informatics in Nursing
  • ​Evidence Based Practice
  • ​Public Health Nursing
  • ​Ethics for the Health Professions
  • Clinical Reasoning and Judgement


Degree completion requires a minimum of 120 credits, including transfer credits.

  • Nursing curriculum: 30 credits
  • Minimum overall GPA of 2.5
  • Completion of Statistics
  • Prerequisite grade of “C” or better
  • Nursing degree
  • Unencumbered US RN license
  • Minimum part-time RN employment

Accreditation & Licensing

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)