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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 Carolina-Upstate offers registered nurses the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills needed for professional nursing practice in a wide variety of settings and provides the educational foundation that is the basis for graduate study in nursing. Course work focuses on professionalism, leadership, healthcare informatics, and critical thinking skills, and covers topics in:

  • ​Role Transition
  • Health Assessment
  • ​Nursing Research
  • ​Community Health Nursing


This bachelor completion program requires a minimum of 128 credits for completion, including transfer credits.

  • Online curriculum: 32 credits
  • An Associate Degree in Nursing or Diploma in Nursing from an ACEN (formerly NLNAC) accredited community college
  • Current unrestricted Registered Nurse (RN) license to practice professional nursing in the United States

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)