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.
District of Col.
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Puerto Rico
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
West Virginia

Announcement of Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) Site Visit
 Post University, Department of Nursing Education, will be hosting an accreditation site visit by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) for the purpose of accrediting the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-BSN) Program. This site visit will take place January 17-19, 2018. As part of the process we are inviting our communities of interest to provide comments to CCNE regarding the RN-BSN program. Comments received by CCNE are considered confidential. The deadline for written comments is December 26, 2017 and can be submitted to:
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Attn: Third-Party Comments
655 K St., NW, Suite 750
Washington, DC 20001


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Meet Our Director of Nursing

Lisa Hogan - Ph.D, DNP, CRNA

To be the best…you have to learn from the best. Lisa Hogan’s experience, knowledge and expertise are invaluable resources for the next generation of nurses. Her academic credentials are exemplary – Ph.D. in Instructional Management and Leadership, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia. Beyond scholarly, there’s the “real world.” A licensed RN in Massachusetts and New Hampshire who’s a certified Massachusetts Nurse Anesthetist and New Hampshire Advanced Practice Nurse, Hogan excelled in the ER, ICU, Surgical Unit, and Nurse Anesthesia.

"I am honored to be a part of the Post education family and use my years of experience to help those looking to advance in their career. I am committed to supporting our students throughout their time at Post and provide them with the tools they need to be successful."

- Lisa Hogan

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