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

Program Details

Earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing online with the University of Iowa.  This RN-BSN program offers essential knowledge applicable to a rapidly changing and innovative industry.  This degree is offered in a 3+1 format, providing another flexible option for the working professional.  Online nursing degree studies may include but are not limited to:

  • Safety in the workplace
  • Finance in healthcare
  • Population health

Students will develop their skills in teamwork and leadership, interprofessional communication, organization, and more.  Through leadership course projects and community and public health care internships, students develop essential decision-making strategies specifically pertaining to clinical judgements.  Learn how to work with diverse patient populations, explore graduate studies, and expand professional skill and knowledge with an online bachelor’s in nursing from UI.

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Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Iowa is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Some College

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Applicants must have RN license to practice.
  • Prerequisites and general education courses must be completed prior to enrollment.
  • Students who live in Iowa will complete the practicum at a site close to their residence. Those living outside of Iowa have the option of completing the practicum at an agency in Iowa over a 16-week semester, or doing an immersion practicum in Swaziland during the last two weeks of the semester.