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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 Northern Colorado is designed to provide working ADN-graduate registered nurses with a flexible, convenient format in which to earn their BSN. Coursework builds upon nurses' existing knowledge and experience, exploring topics such as:

  • ​Health Assessment
  • ​Evidenced Based Practice
  • ​Patient-Centered Care Concepts
  • ​Current Issues in Health Care
  • Population-Based Practice

Requirements

This bachelor completion program requires a minimum of 120 credits for completion, including transfer credits.

  • Program curriculum: 30 credits
  • Meet the UNC undergraduate admission requirements for the academic year for which you are applying
  • Graduate of a state-accredited ADN or Diploma Nursing Program, with a minimum 2.5 GPA at graduation
  • Hold an active license as a registered nurse
  • Recommended: 1,000 hours RN practice in last 3 years (exception for new ADN grads)

Students are required to attend a mandatory one-day orientation in Loveland, Colorado.

Accreditation & Licensing

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

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)