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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 Maryland-Baltimore is designed to help registered nurses expand their education and career opportunities by sharpening their critical thinking skills and strengthening their communication and leadership competencies. Coursework explores topics such as:

  • ​Evidence-Based Care
  • Health Informatics
  • Nursing Leadership and Management
  • ​Public Health

Requirements

Degree completion requires 120 credits, including transfer credits.

  • Online curriculum: 31 credits
  • Must hold either a diploma in nursing or an associate degree in nursing
  • An overall GPA of 3.0 and a preferred science GPA of 2.75
  • Official transcripts from all schools attended
  • Official scores (if applicable)
  • RN license, Maryland or compact state licensure
  • Completion of prerequisite coursework
  • Essay
  • Two letters of recommendation

*This state is a member of the Nurse License Compact granting nurses to have one multi-state license in participating states. Non-resident students will need to check with both the school and their state of residence for approval to complete this degree program.

Accreditation & Licensing

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)