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RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degrees

Gain the skills to do even more for your patients with Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing programs that are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). Whether you prefer a classroom environment or want to learn at your own pace and earn your degree faster, our coursework is designed to help you do even more for patients — and your career.

Why choose us?

Our RN to BSN programs enable you to:

  • Prepare for a new career, while balancing work and life
  • Learn from instructors who work in the fields they teach
  • Gain relevant skills you can use on the job
  • Take four concurrent courses in our competency-based RN to BSN or one course at a time in our traditional program
  • Have confidence in your degree, because it’s CCNE-accredited*
Nurse collaborates with family

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Which RN to BSN is right for you?

Bachelor's degree

RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing

CCNE-Accredited Eligible for transfer credits

Format: Online & campus

14 Months**

Program length

120

Total credits

$350

Cost per credit

$350

Cost per credit

:

  • Prefer a more traditional group setting

  • Want to take one 5-week course at a time

  • Have an associate degree in nursing

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Competency-Based

Bachelor's degree

RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing

CCNE-Accredited Not eligible for transfer credits

Format: Online

1 year

Program length

33

Total credits

$300

Cost per credit

$300

Cost per credit

:

  • Prefer to learn independently

  • Desire self-governed coursework with the assistance of your instructor

  • Already have your nursing licensure and an associate degree in nursing

  • Have at least one year of full-time clinical-based RN work experience

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Careers & Outcomes

What can you do with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing?

A BSN can help prepare you to be a:

  • Charge nurse
  • Director of nursing
7 %

According to Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth for registered nurses is projected to be faster than average between 2019 and 2029.

Information not specific to University of Phoenix students or graduates.

Accreditation & Faculty

Count on the quality of your education

Experienced faculty will guide and assist you on learning activities and exercises to help build your knowledge in areas where you will be assessed to demonstrate your level of learning and comprehension for a competency. Faculty then will help support you by providing robust feedback and further development opportunities on your authentic assessments to assist you in reaching mastery.

Programmatic accreditation

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing and master's degree program in nursing at University of Phoenix are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)* and this program is aligned with leading industry organizations, such as:

  • American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN®)
  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • Quality & Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN)

* The baccalaureate degree program in nursing and master's degree program in nursing at University of Phoenix are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

College of Nursing faculty at a glance

26

average years of industry experience

10

average years of UOPX teaching experience

7

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Our traditional RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program allows you to take one course at a time, whereas competency-based programs are designed for you to take several 16-week courses concurrently, both allowing you the flexibility to demonstrate mastery that fits within your schedule — and the flexibility to balance work, life and school throughout your degree program.

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