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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 of Arkansas at Little Rock offers registered nurse graduates of either an associate or a diploma program the opportunity to pursue a BSN while continuing employment. The coursework builds upon the curriculum foundation of the core registered nurse program and covers topics such as:

  • Health Assessment 
  • Wellness Promotion
  • Economics
  • Research
  • Legalities
  • Leadership
  • ​Advocacy


Degree completion requires a minimum of 125 credits, including transfer credits.

  • Online program: 34 hours
  • Be admitted or readmitted to UALR and the Department of Nursing
  • Have a current, unencumbered license as a registered nurse or recent graduate of an associate or diploma RN program
  • Grade C or better in a minimum of 12 credit hours of applicable general education courses beyond the associate or diploma

Accreditation & Licensing

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