Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)
University of Colorado Denver

Program Details

The online RN to BSN degree completion program from the University of Colorado Denver is designed for adult learners who want to complete their bachelor's degree while working and maintaining their schedule. The curriculum provides for competency development in:

  • ​Professional nursing
  • Nursing research
  • Health assessment for RNs
  • ​Clinical experiences in leadership and management, case management, and public health nursing

​Graduates are prepared to assume professional nursing positions in government, hospitals, home health care services, and more.


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

  • Online program: 30 hours
  • Current, unencumbered RN license
  • Associate Degree in Nursing from a regionally accredited program (Applicants who have graduated from a diploma program will be reviewed on an individual basis)
  • A cumulative GPA of 3.0 preferred
  • Admission essay
  • Prerequisite coursework
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Official transcripts
  • 1,000 hours of nursing work experience

Special Accreditation

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation Statement

The Higher Learning Commission