Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

Online RN to BSN

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Program Details:

  • Credit Hours: 30-62 (minimum of 30 credits needed to meet residency requirements)
  • Courses in Major: 7
  • Transfer Credits Accepted: Up to 92
  • Cost Per Credit: $395
  • Estimated Completion Time: as few as 9 months*
  • Up to six start dates a year

*Based on 8-week courses. May vary based on transfer credits.

Build on your experience as a registered nurse (RN) with a flexible online bachelor's degree completion program that respects your busy schedule.

Build on your experience as a registered nurse (RN) with a flexible online bachelor's degree completion program that respects your busy schedule.

Elevate your career with high-quality education in a convenient online format. D’Youville’s CCNE-accredited online RN to BSN program builds on our reputation as a regional leader in nursing education—a reputation more than 75 years in the making.

Our online RN to BSN program teaches clinical and leadership skills within a service-oriented environment. Enhance your knowledge in crucial nursing areas such as:

  • Mastering professional issues in nursing
  • Evaluating and applying evidenced-based research to your practice
  • Strengthening your leadership skills
  • Gaining greater insight into vulnerable population care and community health



  • Build on your previous education and experience to prepare for new career opportunities or graduate-level nursing programs.
  • Enhance your leadership skills and your ability to evaluate and apply research to your work.
  • Gain greater insight into nursing populations and community health best practices.
  • Complete a capstone project that addresses a real-world issue in nursing practice.

Earning your BSN can help you make an immediate impact—and prepare for future graduate study.

In today’s complex healthcare system, practicing with a higher level of nursing education improves the delivery of care and patient outcomes. Graduates of our online RN to BSN can pursue new career opportunities right away or move on to an MSN program (Family Nurse Practitioner, Nursing Management, or Nursing Education). Earning an MSN offers additional scope for making a lasting positive impact on patients and the nursing profession. The BSN is your first step in that direction.

Why Make D'Youville Online RN-BSN your program of choice?

First established in 1942, our nursing programs have developed a reputation as some of the best in the region and are ranked among US News & World Reports and 2020 for top on line RN-BSN program.

  • Program meets the BSN in 10 Legislation requirement

  • Our program is ideal for Associate and Diploma degree nurses who want flexibility and convenience of an online education and is designed to meet the needs of working nurses.

  • Online courses are available 24/7 with NO on campus visits·

  • Flexible course schedule allows full or part-time study

  • We offer nursing courses in an 8-week format and other courses to meet degree requirements in 8 or 15-week format, providing you the flexibility to move through the program at a pace that works for you.

  • You can work cohesively with your academic advisor to create an individualized plan to complete the program

  • If you hold a bachelor’s degree in another program, typically students are only required to complete 30 total credits at DYC to meet NYS residency requirements.

  • Our reduced tuition rate is more than 50% off traditional BSN rate and is very competitive among other programs in the region.


The online RN to BSN is designed for nurses who have an associate degree and seek a bachelor’s degree. Your ADN transfer credits will apply towards the 122 total hours required. The curriculum is comprehensive, and features courses in general studies, nursing, and a wide range of electives.

You’ll also have the opportunity to complete the necessary clinical experience requirements for this program where you currently work. In addition to making it more manageable to balance school and work, this approach lets you put theory into practice right away.


Core Curriculum Courses

Courses from the core curriculum feature meaningful general education topics that enhance critical thinking, cultural competence, and communication skills.

Nursing Major Courses

  • NUR 380 Evidence-Based Nursing (3)
  • NUR 442 RN-WIP Professional Issues (3)
  • NUR 443 Clinical Foundation (3)
  • NUR 461 RN Community and Population-Based Nursing (3)
  • NUR 462 RN Vulnerable Populations (3)
  • NUR 481 Leadership to Advanced Quality and Safety (Capstone) (3)

Required Courses

  • MAT 123 Statistics (4)


Students who wish to enroll in D’Youville’s online RN to BSN program must meet general admission requirements for undergraduate education and submit the following:

  • Proof of an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree from an accredited program with conferral date or a diploma in nursing.
  • Official transcripts from all colleges/universities currently or previously attended.
  • Proof of an active, unrestricted RN license in New York or Ontario, Canada (new associate degree graduates who are not yet licensed must pass the NCLEX-RN during their first semester).
  • Proof of a minimum overall GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale for previous college coursework.


Tuition and fees vary based on your program of study and whether you are considered a full- or part-time student. Financial aid is available for those who qualify and can be applied to full- and part-time status.

Entering the program with previous academic credit can help lower your cost. Below, you’ll find information about the potential cost of your program.

COST Total
Tuition with maximum transfer credits (up to 92) $395 per credit hour $11,850
Fees with maximum credit transfer (up to 92) $240 (per semester) $480
Full Program Total with Transfer Credits $12,330


Earning your BSN means the opportunity to take on positions of leadership within the nursing field. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, medical and health services manager positions are poised to grow 20 percent by 2026, a rate considered much faster than average. Discover your next career possibilities.

Charge Nurses

Charge nurses are responsible for managing departments or hospital units within various health care environments. They may be responsible for managing operations, monitoring the admission and discharge of patients, overseeing nursing staff, creating work schedules, and other relevant duties. Charge nurses earn a median annual salary of $68,288.

Nursing Supervisors

Nursing supervisors coordinate various aspects of nursing and health services in clinics, hospitals, or in client homes. They may be charged with for maintaining staffing within nursing departments, supervising and coordinating nurses, managing records, serving as the primary point of contact for doctors, and other relevant responsibilities. Nursing supervisors earn a median annual salary of $72,933.

Nursing Managers

Nursing managers supervise those who work within hospitals or medical clinics. They are responsible for managing staff and patient flow, ensuring standards of care are met, running staff development programs, collaborating with doctors, and other duties. Nursing managers earn a median annual salary of $82,868.

Nursing Case Managers

Nurse case managers are health professionals who work in an administrative capacity to oversee the care of individual patients. They may be responsible for developing care plans, admitting and discharging patients, helping patients obtain health services, performing exams, communicating with health insurance companies.


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