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

Program Details

The online RN to BSN degree completion program from Western New Mexico University is designed for the working registered nurse and provides a curriculum focused on contemporary issues in nursing, complex roles in nursing in and out of the hospital, and critical thinking skills. Graduates of this program are prepared to:

  • ​Pursue a path of lifelong learning which incorporates evidence-based practices, quality improvement initiatives, and integration of advanced technology
  • ​Exhibit professionalism through delivery of patient centered and culturally appropriate care to individuals, families, groups, communities, and populations
  • ​Assume leadership roles in workplace and community settings


Degree completion requires a minimum of 120 credits, including a minimum of 42 credits of upper level nursing courses.

  • Graduate of an approved ADN or Diploma program in nursing
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.75
  • Valid unencumbered U.S. Registered Nurse (RN) license
  • Liability insurance

Special Accreditation

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission