Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)
University of Northern Colorado

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


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.

Special Accreditation

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation Statement

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