Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)
University of West Georgia

Program Details

The online RN to BSN degree completion program from the University of West Georgia combines a rich and liberal foundation in the arts, sciences, and humanities with a unique nursing curriculum that emphasizes the art and science of nursing. Graduates of the program are able to:

  • ​Provide holistic nursing care to individuals, families, groups, communities, and populations across the continuum of healthcare in a variety of settings at local and global levels, focusing on health promotion and disease and injury prevention across the lifespan
  • ​Practice quality caring as the essence of nursing for persons of diverse cultures, values, beliefs, and lifestyles
  • ​Utilize critical thinking and clinical reasoning based on theoretical, empirical, and experiential knowledge from the liberal arts and sciences to provide safe, competent, evidence-based care
  • ​Communicate and collaborate effectively within inter-professional teams utilizing technology and information systems to improve health outcomes and healthcare systems
  • ​Participate in analysis, critique, and reform of healthcare regulatory, policy, and financial systems that influence nursing and healthcare environments
  • ​Apply leadership and management principles to empower nurses and achieve high standards of quality and safety in the delivery of person-centered care
  • ​Assume altruistic legal and ethical responsibility and accountability for personal and professional behavior
  • ​Utilize effective teaching strategies to empower persons to achieve healthcare goals

Requirements

  • ASN or RN Diploma from an NLNAC or CCNE accredited program
  • Official transcripts
  • Current licensure as an RN
  • 2.5 minimum GPA

Special Accreditation

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges