Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Next session begins NOV 26. Some program start times may vary.

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Approx. program length:

14 months*

*When you transfer in your ADN


Credits:

120*

*ADNs transfer in 87 credits; RNs without an ADN transfer 40 credits


Cost per credit:

$350

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Take your nursing education higher

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, those with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing generally have better job prospects than those without one. Why not get on the fast track to yours? If you have previously earned an associate degree in nursing (ADN), you can receive up to 87 credits toward your RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing, earning your BSN in as little as 14 months. Students without an ADN but with an active RN license can receive a block transfer of 40 credits.

In this RN to BSN program, you’ll learn to:

  • Think critically and apply clinical reasoning to make decisions
  • Manage healthcare resources
  • Apply leadership and management skills
  • Practice in community and public health settings

Our RN to BSN is a post-licensure program that allows you to sharpen your nursing skills without putting your nursing career on hold. You’ll take just one 5-week course at a time so you can balance life and work as you work toward your degree.

Nursing Pathway Program

Interested in pursuing your BSN and your MSN? Take approved graduate-level courses while you work on your BSN through our Nursing Pathway Program. Courses apply to both your bachelor’s and master’s degrees in nursing, and you can take them at a bachelor’s-level tuition rate, saving you about $2,900 off tuition for your MSN.

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

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, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

Course length:

5 weeks


Total credits required:

120*

*ADNs can transfer in 87 credits; RNs without an ADN transfer 40 credits


Max. number of transfer credits:

87

Requirements and prerequisites

You’ll need 120 credits to complete this program. These may be earned through a combination of required and elective courses. Required courses may vary based on previous experience, training or transferable credits.

View additional requirements for licensure.

View the Nursing Program Handbook.

Curriculum alignment

Our curriculum is aligned with organizations such as the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN®) and Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN).

Transfer credits

Earn your degree faster. Transfer eligible college credits or,if you have an Associate Degree in Nursing or an active Registered Nurse license, you will be eligible for a block credit transfer. Contact an enrollment representative at 844.YES.UOPX for more information.

Core courses

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Professional Contemporary Nursing Role And Practice NSG302
3
Theoretical Development And Conceptual Frameworks NSG416
3
Health Information Technology For Nursing HSN376
3
Professional Nursing Leadership Perspectives NSG451
3
Research Outcomes Management For The Practicing Nurse NSG456
3
Integrity In Practice: Ethic And Legal Considerations NSG426
3
Healthcare Policy And Financial Management HSN476
3
Public Health: Health Promotion And Disease Prevention NSG486
3
Promoting Healthy Communities NSG482
3
Influencing Quality Within Healthcare NSG468
3
Senior Leadership Practicum NSG498
3

Projected job growth:

15%

According to Bureau of Labor Statistics

Job opportunities

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job growth for registered nurses is projected to be approximately 15 percent between 2016 and 2026. An RN to BSN degree can help prepare you to be a:

  • Charge nurse
  • Public health nurse
  • Director of nursing

Networking opportunities

Access powerful networking tools through our PhoenixLinkTM career services platform. Take advantage of personal career coaching. Search and apply for jobs, or make your resumé visible to employers. And connect with employers and alumni through career fairs and mixers. It’s all about connections. And we help you make them.

Learning outcomes

Along with the knowledge and skills related to the University Learning Goals, graduates should gain program-specific knowledge, skills and abilities. Each college or school creates a set of Program Student Learning Outcomes (PSLOs) to describe the knowledge, skills or attitudes students will possess upon completion of the program of study. By the time you complete your Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree, you should be able to perform these learning outcomes.

Program purpose statement

The Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing is a post-licensure education program designed for nurses with active RN licensure who wish to obtain a bachelor’s degree in the professional field of nursing. The program is designed to develop the professional knowledge and skills of registered nurses and prepare them as generalists who are able to apply critical thinking, professional skills and knowledge to patient outcomes and healthcare systems.

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

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 are 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, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

 


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What sets us apart?

When you choose our Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, you can:

Earn your RN to BSN faster

You could receive up to 87 credits toward your RN to BSN just for having your Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN), earning your degree in as little as 14 months.

Trust our accreditation

Our BSN program is CCNE-accredited*. This means our program is reviewed by experts to ensure quality — so your investment in education translates to the right skills.

Get a head start

Take three approved graduate-level Masters in Nursing courses through our Nursing Pathway Program while you work on your BSN.

* 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, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

Take the next step

It’s time to let your education prepare you for the next phase of your career. You’ve got the will. And, by taking one course at a time toward a RN to BSN degree, you’ve got the way.

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