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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-University College provides registered nurses with a pathway for career advancement and preparation for graduate study by building on their established clinical and practical experiences. Graduates of the program possess the knowledge and skills required to:

  • ​Demonstrate clinical reasoning in selecting and applying healthcare approaches for individuals, families, and communities
  • ​Evaluate and apply research to promote evidence-based nursing practice
  • ​Apply management and leadership concepts in various settings to promote health
  • ​Evaluate and communicate the effects of health policy and healthcare systems on the nursing profession and the delivery of care
  • ​Demonstrate an understanding of the value of continuous personal and professional development as healthcare evolves

Requirements

Degree completion requires 120 credits, including transfer credits.

  • Online curriculum: 30 credits
  • Must be a registered nurse
  • Must have an associate's degree in nursing or a diploma from a registered nursing education program that is recognized by the appropriate State Board of Nursing

Accreditation & Licensing

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

Restrictions

Only available to residents of the following states: DC, MD, MI, NJ, NC, OH, PA, TX, VA.