Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)
Western Carolina University

Program Details

The online RN to BSN degree completion program from Western Carolina University allows registered nurses to add value to their basic education, broaden their perspective of current clinical practice, enhance their leadership potential, and prepare for graduate study in nursing by earning a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing. Graduates of this program are able to:

  • ​Apply principles of therapeutic communication with individuals and communicate professionally both orally and in written form
  • ​Use elements and standards of reasoning within the nursing process
  • ​Collaborate in a goal-directed manner when performing nursing care and working with other healthcare providers
  • Recognize the need to incorporate professional nursing values
  • ​Access data and information from print, electronic, and other sources

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100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Western Carolina University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Associate Degree

Recommended GPA

2.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Must have a current, unrestricted RN license or pass the NCLEX prior to the program start
  • Requires completion of 60 non-nursing credits