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Explore two paths to earn your RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

  • Complete your competency-based RN to BSN in less than 12 months and for under $10,000.

  • Transfer in eligible Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) credits and get up to 75% of your BSN covered.*

  • Both our RN to BSN programs are programmatically accredited.**

Salary range1


Salary ranges for registered nurses reflect the 25th-75th percentile for the occupation in Arizona, as reported by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Job Growth2


Projected job growth for registered nurses, 2020-2030, according to BLS.

  1. The salary ranges are not specific to students or graduates of University of Phoenix. Actual outcomes vary based on multiple factors, including prior work experience, geographic location, and other factors specific to the individual. University of Phoenix does not guarantee employment, salary level, or career advancement. BLS data is geographically based. Information for a specific state/city can be researched on the BLS website.
  2. The BLS Projected Growth for 2020-2030 is published by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. This data reflects national (not local) conditions present upon completion of your academic program. These data points are not specific to University of Phoenix students or graduates.

Program details

Bachelor's degree

RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing

  • ACBSP Accredited
  • Eligible for transfer credits
Getting Started

Bachelor's degree

RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Competency Based-CB)

  • ACBSP Accredited
  • Eligible for transfer credits
Getting Started

University of Phoenix has been continually accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC),, since 1978.

C C N E Accredited

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

Save time & money

  • Starting with your first course, every qualifying new student will be awarded one of our scholarships, or you’ll get the best savings you qualify for. 
  • Transfer in eligible Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) credits and get up to 75% of your BSN covered.*
  • Lock in the peace of mind that comes with fixed, affordable tuition. You’ll enjoy one flat rate from the moment you enroll until the day you graduate from your program. That’s your Tuition Guarantee.
  • Competency-based BSN degree you can finish in less than a year for under $10k.
  • No application fee, no SAT or GMAT test requirements, and we’ll even request your prior college transcripts for you, at no cost to you.

Exceptional flexibility

  • Online classes, always on – 24/7/365.
  • Highly rated 1-on-1 support, available 20 hours a day, 5 days a week.
  • Competency-based degree is self-directed, so you’ll progress through the program in 16-week blocks.
  • Start your degree when you’re ready, with multiple opportunities throughout the year.

Career-relevant education

  • Our programs are aligned with leading industry organizations, such as the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN®) and the Quality & Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN).
  • Our Career Services for Life™ commitment. While outside career advising can cost over $200/hour, we’ve built it right into your degree at no added cost, for life.

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* Those transferring an Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) may complete their program in 14 months. At the time of official evaluation students will be awarded 87 total credits from their ADN and valid unrestricted/unencumbered RN license. RNs without an ADN transfer will be awarded 40 total credits and may complete their degree in 2.5 years.

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