Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)
University of Arkansas-Fort Smith

Program Details

The online RN to BSN degree completion program from the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith is designed to prepare highly competent practitioners of nursing for professional careers in a dynamic healthcare environment. It also provides educational mobility and the foundation for graduate education in nursing. Graduates of the program possess the ability to:

  • ​Use the nursing process and critical thinking to promote, maintain, and restore the health of individuals and families throughout the lifespan
  • ​Evaluate the application of research findings to support evidence-based practice
  • ​Communicate effectively using interpersonal, written, and technological strategies
  • Integrate leadership and management skills in the provision of cost-effective quality health care
  • ​Individualize culturally and ethnically sensitive health promotion strategies with individuals, families, populations, and communities in a variety of settings
  • ​Model professional role development through nursing behaviors consistent with professional standards

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100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Arkansas-Fort Smith is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Associate Degree

Recommended GPA

2.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Applicaton Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Occupational License

Additional Info

  • Evidence of work experience or satisfactory completion of an RN refresher course