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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 North Carolina Wilmington builds upon the registered nurse's existing experience and skills, exploring topics such as health assessment, gerontological nursing, population and community health nursing, leadership and management, health policy, and transcultural health care. Students gain:

  • ​The knowledge, skills, and confidence to successfully compete and advance into high demand healthcare areas that serve an increasing aging population
  • ​Knowledge of nurse-led research in clinical issues
  • ​A foundation for career advancement into administrative, research, consulting, and teaching positions

Requirements

This bachelor completion program requires a minimum of 124 credits for completion, including transfer credits.

  • Program curriculum: minimum of 31 credits
  • A 2.50 cumulative GPA
  • At least 24 credits of transferable college course work, including: at least 6 credits in college-level English and at least 3 credits in college-level mathematics (Additional rules may apply to students under 24—If you are under 24, ask your Enrollment Specialist for details.)
  • Eligibility to return to the last institution that you attended
  • Graduation from an Associate Degree in Nursing or Diploma Registered Nurse Program
  • A current unencumbered license as a Registered Nurse
  • Minimum grade of 'C' in all required and pre-requisite courses for the major

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

Restrictions

Online programs not authorized for residents of Alabama, D.C., Minnesota, New Mexico, and Utah. Programs requiring internships and field placements may also be restricted in Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Nevada, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, and West Virginia.