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Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)

Program Details

The online RN to BSN degree completion program from Winston-Salem State University recognizes registered nurses as adult learners with experience in nursing and an active personal life. This student-friendly program increases nurses' knowledge and skills in the field so they may advance in their careers. Coursework explores topics such as:

  • Pathophysiology
  • Health Assessment
  • Caring for the Older Adult
  • ​Community Health Nursing
  • ​Leadership and Management


This bachelor completion program requires a minimum of 128 credits for completion, including transfer credits

  • Online curriculum: 35 credit hours
  • Registered Nurse with an associate degree or diploma in nursing
  • Cumulative GPA 2.6 or better
  • Grade of C or better in lower division nursing courses on the first attempt
  • Satisfactory completion of core curriculum in general education and support course requirements
  • Current unrestricted license to practice in the state of North Carolina*

*This state is a member of the Nurse License Compact granting nurses to have one multi-state license in participating states. Non-resident students will need to check with both the school and their state of residence for approval to complete this degree program.

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)