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Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)
Gain the skills and experience you need to meet the demands of an increasingly complex health care environment with the online Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-to-BSN) program from Widener University.
The RN-to-BSN program builds on the strengths you already demonstrate as a licensed nurse, develops your leadership skills, and expands your knowledge to deliver even more high-quality care.
At Widener, you can earn your degree on your schedule. The entirely online program has no on-site residency requirement and can be completed in as little as one year with qualifying credits. Or, create a custom program plan and take one course at a time.
With an increasing number of hospitals striving for Magnet status, the need for professional, baccalaureate-prepared nurses is growing rapidly. Obtaining your BSN will qualify you for more nursing job opportunities and higher salaries.
An RN with an ADN qualifies for 49 percent of current nursing jobs, with an average annual salary of $73,022
An RN with a BSN qualifies for 81 percent of current nursing jobs, with an average annual salary of $81,6561
This is a degree completion program. Requires 122 credits for completion, including transfer and major requirements.
Program curriculum: 30 credits
Must have earned an associate degree from an accredited institution, with a GPA of 2.0 or higher in all previous coursework
Must hold licensure as a registered nurse in one or more U.S. states or territories
International candidates must demonstrate a TOEFL score of at least 95
Official transcripts from all previous schools attended at the time of application
Accreditation & Licensing
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
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