RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Get on the fast track to advanced nursing skills, one 5-week course at a time, in this CCNE-accredited nursing program. You can receive up to 87 credits toward your RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) — just by having an associate degree in nursing (ADN). That means you can graduate in as little as 14 months.

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What you'll study

Our RN to BSN degree program helps you learn new ways to provide top-quality care, while nurturing your own career in the process. This program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).  The University of Phoenix class format allows you to take a single class at a time, build your skills and work toward your BSN with coursework you can trust.

This program features courses designed in conjunction with industry experts to help you develop career-relevant skills. You’ll cover important topics like critical thinking and clinical judgment, managing health care resources and leadership for nurses.

You can continue your education, and we can help. Explore the course offerings and tuition information below to see how this program can empower you to give the best care possible.

Requirements and prerequisites

You will need XXX credits to complete this program, which may be earned from a combination of required and elected courses. However, required courses may vary based on previous experience, training or transferable credits.

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There are no prerequisites for this course.

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Transferring applicable prior college credits can help you finish your degree faster.

Earn your RN to BSN in about 14 months


You could receive up to 87 credits toward your RN to BSN just for having your Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN).

Get a head start


Take approved graduate-level courses while you work on your BSN with our Nursing Pathway program.

Learn from experience


Gain real-world insight and knowledge from instructors that average of 20 years of experience.

Career resources


Get the guidance you deserve to make important decisions with our career services.

CCNE Accredited


The Bachelor of Science in Nursing and the Master of Science in Nursing programs 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.

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Take one course at a time to keep move forward in your career without overburdening your schedule.

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What you'll learn

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), accredited by the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)*, is a program designed to develop the professional knowledge and skills of registered nurses. The curriculum builds on a foundation of biological, physical, and social sciences, which contribute to the science of nursing. The liberal arts components enhance the development of the intellectual, social, and cultural aspects of the professional nurse. This baccalaureate program includes behavioral objectives that concentrate on the development of the nurse's role as researcher, practitioner, and leader. Using human caring as a framework, registered nurses are prepared as generalists who are able to apply critical thinking, professional skills, and knowledge to patient outcomes and health care systems.

*The Bachelor of Science in Nursing and the Master of Science in Nursing programs 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.

This program is a post-licensure nursing program designed for nurses with current RN licensure who wish to obtain a bachelor’s of science degree in nursing. The program is designed to expand knowledge in the areas of nursing science evidence and theory in order to apply current evidence-based knowledge to increase quality of patient outcomes and health systems. The program targets relevant content to align with many industry standards, which permits graduates to be influential leaders within the nursing profession.

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Core courses

Our curriculum is designed to help you prepare for the competitive job market with relevant knowledge and in-demand skills. This program may include the following courses, please check with your Enrollment Representative for more details.

Customize your degree

In addition to the knowledge and skills related to the University Learning Goals, College of Health Professions graduating students are intended to attain certain program-specific knowledge, skills and abilities. Therefore, you should be able to demonstrate the following learning outcomes by the time you complete this program.

Review the program student learning outcomes (PDF) report for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program.

Each college or school creates a set of Program Student Learning Outcomes (PSLOs) to describe the knowledge, skills or attitudes that students will possess upon completion of the program of study.

Review the annual assessment results (PDFs) for this program.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

In addition to the knowledge and skills related to the University Learning Goals, College of Health Professions graduating students are intended to attain certain program-specific knowledge, skills and abilities. Therefore, you should be able to demonstrate the following learning outcomes by the time you complete this program.

Review the program student learning outcomes (PDF) report for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program.

Each college or school creates a set of Program Student Learning Outcomes (PSLOs) to describe the knowledge, skills or attitudes that students will possess upon completion of the program of study.

Review the annual assessment results (PDFs) for this program.

Make an informed choice

We believe that students and families should be prepared financially for college and understand gainful employment opportunities before starting any program. So we want to ensure you have the information you need to make an informed choice - information like what it will cost, the skills you'll learn through your chosen program, and the types of occupations the program prepares you for. For important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program:

You might also consider Nursing programs in the following area of interest: Nurse Bridge Program

Certification in Alabama

State approval of a program to offer Alabama licensed nurses opportunities for advanced degrees does not indicate eligibility for approval to practice as an advanced practice nurse in Alabama. Applicants for approval in Alabama are required to meet the Alabama requirements for national certification, graduation from a specific-type program for the advanced practice approval, and completion of the appropriate application. Any program offering a pre-licensure track to Alabama students shall meet the requirements of the Alabama regulations for pre-licensure programs or the graduates may not be eligible to take the national licensure examination required by the Alabama Board of Nursing to enter practice. www.abn.alabama.gov