Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

Online RN to BSN

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Program Details:

  • Credit Hours: 31-62
  • Courses in Major: 26
  • Transfer Credits Accepted: 91
  • Cost Per Credit: $425
  • Estimated Completion Time: as few as 12 months*

*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 degree completion program that respects your busy schedule.

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

Elevate your career with high-quality education in a convenient 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:

  • Evidence-based practice
  • Clinical foundations
  • Leadership
  • Community-based nursing
  • Vulnerable populations
  • Enhancing patient outcomes

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.

YOU WILL:

  • Build on 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.
  • 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.

Graduates of our online RN to BSN can pursue new career opportunities right away or move on to an MSN program. 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.

COURSES AND REQUIREMENTS

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.

COURSES

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)

Elective Courses

  • MAT 123 Statistics (4)
  • Additional Electives – Choose Three (9)

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

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 (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

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 91) $425 per credit hour $13,175
Fees with maximum credit transfer (up to 91) $160 (full time)* $320
Full Program Total with Transfer Credits $13,495

CAREER OUTCOMES

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 directly 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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