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Courses

4

Courses at a time

16

Weeks per course

11

Courses per year

Note: This program includes additional admissions requirements:

  • An Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN)*
  • A valid, unrestricted/unencumbered RN license
  • One year of full-time post high school clinical-based RN work experience within the past five years

Schedule

Your academic counselor will help schedule your courses for a Registered Nurse (RN) to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Competency-Based).

What you'll learn

When you earn your online Registered Nurse (RN) to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Competency-Based), you’ll be equipped with a concrete set of skills you can apply on the job. 

Topics covered in this degree include:

  • Evidence-based holistic patient care  
  • Health promotion for diverse individuals, families and populations 
  • Professional standards and ethical and legal conduct
  • Health policy to influence quality patient care
  • Patient care communication and healthcare information technology
  • Interprofessional care coordination strategies

Careers & Outcomes

What can you do with a RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Competency-Based) degree?

A BSN-CB can prepare you to be a:

  • Charge nurse
  • Director of nursing
12 %

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth for registered nurses is projected to be much faster than average between 2018 and 2028. 

Tuition

Paying for school

locked-in tuition

$300

Cost per credit

Keep the same fixed, affordable tuition from start to finish of your degree program, even if it takes longer than you planned. That’s our promise: no matter what surprises life brings, you can count on us.

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Faculty & Accreditation

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Programmatic accreditation

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing and the Master of Science in Nursing programs 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 Bachelor of Science in Nursing and the Master of Science in Nursing programs at University of Phoenix are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), 655 K St., NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

Nursing faculty fast facts

25

Average years of industry experience

7

Chief Executive Officers

While widely available, not all programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.