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Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)

Accelerate Your Nursing Career at Post University

This program is offered Online.

You’ve dedicated your life to helping others as an RN. Now, expand your patient-care skills with a BSN degree from Post University. In this program, you will have the opportunity to build upon your professional knowledge and experience and advance your current nursing career to leadership and advocacy roles.

Nursing is an increasingly competitive field; a bachelor’s degree provides more opportunities for nursing jobs or career progression as hospitals, long-term care facilities, rehabilitation facilities, and outpatient clinics and offices look to hire nurses with bachelor's degrees. It also opens doors for professional certification or graduate studies.

Program Highlights
Our RN to BSN completion program is designed for an associate degree or diploma-holding RNs like you who want to continue their education but need flexibility as practicing professionals. Courses are taught in an eight-week, 100 percent online format and center on:

  • Leadership in contemporary patient care
  • Cultural competency
  • End-of-life care
  • Population and community health nursing
  • Clinical reasoning and ethical decision making
  • Communication, teambuilding and collaborative strategies
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Unlike other online nursing schools, our planned practice experiences are immersive. In each course, you will make real-life decisions and interact with colleagues and patients in a completely virtual context.

At Post University, we understand the importance of personalized education, and we’re here to help you customize your nursing degree so that you can achieve your specific career goals. We offer 15 open electives and minors in Legal Studies, Emergency Management, Human Services, or Management and Leadership that can improve your skillset and further enhance your career or shift your area of specialty.

Your search for an online RN to BSN program ends here, but your future is just beginning. Contact us to apply to Post University today to accelerate your nursing career.

Applicants must have an unencumbered (unrestricted) license to practice as a registered nurse or be able to demonstrate evidence of RN licensure eligibility.


Admissions Requirements

Admission to the RN to BSN Completion program requires the following:

  • Submission of a completed application for admission.*

  • Overall college cumulative GPA of at least 2.00 on a 4.00 point scale.

  • Graduation from an approved registered nurse (RN) program; or enrolled in a nursing program preparing to become a registered nurse, and on track to graduate.

  • An unencumbered license to practice as a registered nurse, or evidence of RN licensure eligibility.

    *This includes an application for admission, official nursing school transcripts, and verification through the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) of an unencumbered license to practice as a registered nurse, or evidence of RN licensure eligibility.

Admission and retention in the nursing program requires:

  • An unrestricted, unencumbered license to practice as an RN in the United States; license must be kept current throughout the program.

  • Verification of valid RN licensure will be required to receive PLA credit for RN licensure (30 credits).

  • Conditional admission for candidates admitted prior to initial RN licensure:

  1. Documentation of RN licensure eligibility or a statement from the academic nursing program director will be required for admission;

  2. Valid RN licensure within one MOD (8 weeks) of licensure eligibility;

  3. Once a student has met the conditions, a student becomes regularly accepted into the program. If the conditions are not met, the student will be dismissed from the nursing program.

  • Students who do not maintain a current unencumbered, unrestricted RN license will be dismissed from the nursing program

 
The following states have provided approval to offer the RN to BSN program.
Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Col.
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Michigan
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Puerto Rico
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

CCNE Seal
The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Post University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).

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