Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)
University of Akron

Program Details

The online RN to BSN degree completion program from the University of Akron provides students with the expertise, knowledge, and confidence to take on advanced roles within the health care community. Coursework explores topics such as:

  • Health Assessment 
  • ​Nursing Care of Healthy Individuals/Families
  • ​Palliative Nursing Care
  • Nursing Care of Communities
  • ​Complex Care of Aging Families
  • ​Professional Nursing Leadership


Degree completion requires a minimum of 128 credits, including transfer credits.

  • Nursing curriculum: 32 credits
  • A valid state license as a registered nurse
  • Undergraduate admission to The University of Akron and School of Nursing
  • 2.75 GPA
  • No grade less than a “C” in any prerequisite science course

Special Accreditation

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation Statement

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

Geographic Restrictions

UA is a participant of NC-SARA. For any program that requires field experience or licensure, students should request more information and check with their state of licensure for program approval.