The University of Southern Mississippi offers an online completion program for Registered Nurses looking to earn their Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. The RN to BSN program includes both online coursework and on-location clinical practice experiences.
Students learn about professionalism, ethics, legal issues, research, and leadership. Nurses gain skills in assessment and caring for patient populations across the lifespan in a variety of healthcare and community settings.
Coursework encompasses a wide range of nursing subject matter, such as:
- Patient safety and quality improvement
- Maternal-child nursing
- Medical-surgical nursing
- Role development as a nurse scientist
- Psychiatric nursing
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
School Accreditation & Licensing
University of Southern Mississippi is accredited by:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationAssociate Degree
Recommended GPA2.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Criminal Background Check, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s)
- Must have an RN license with eligibility to practice in Mississippi. The state of Mississippi is a member of the Nurse Licensure Compact.