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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 South Alabama provides a convenient, flexible pathway for registered nurses aspiring to earn their BSN. Coursework explores topics such as:

  • Evidence Based Practice
  • Nursing Informatics
  • ​Community Health
  • Issues and Trends in Nursing
  • ​Healthcare Leadership and Collaboration

Requirements

This bachelor completion program requires a minimum of 122 credits for completion, including transfer credits.

  • Online curriculum: 31 credits
  • Complete all (19) required undergraduate prerequisite courses required for the BSN curriculum (61 semester hours of college credit)
  • Acceptance into University and nursing program
  • Minimum GPA of 2.50 on all (19) required prerequisite courses and in good standing within the University
  • Minimum University GPA of 2.0
  • Minimum grade of “C” in all (19) required prerequisite courses
  • Submission of all required medical information and evidence of health insurance
  • Evidence of CPR certification
  • Negative drug screen and no adverse findings on a background check
  • Completion of an accredited diploma or associate degree in nursing
  • Current registered nurse licensure with no restriction

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

Restrictions

Prospective Applicants from South Dakota and New York must first contact the RN-BSN Advising Office PRIOR to beginning the Nursing Application Process for this online nursing program.