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Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)

Program Details

The online RN to BSN degree completion program from University of Illinois at Chicago provides students with the same high-quality education as students in the traditional classroom setting, including information-rich course content, personalized attention, access to educational resources, library services, and a network of faculty, staff, and other students who take pride in education. Coursework explores topics such as:

  • Health Assessment
  • ​Nursing Informatics
  • Evidence Based Practice
  • ​Leadership & Management


A total of 120 credits are required for the BSN, including transfer and major requirements.

  • Program curriculum: 30 credits; 33 hours of proficiency credits granted for RN licensure; 57 transferable credit hours required prior to enrollment
  • Official transcripts from all prior colleges and universities attended
  • Overall transferrable GPA of 2.75, as well as a natural science transferrable GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
  • Current RN license issued in the U.S. (must be obtained prior to enrolling in the program)

Accreditation & Licensing

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

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)