What will I learn?

Increase your knowledge of nursing and expand your career options with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing-RN Completion (RN to BSN). In today’s market, a nurse with a BSN has a competitive advantage with increased qualifications and career advancement options. Nurses who earn a BSN are also able to pursue other nursing career paths, including advanced education, administration, and teaching, that are not available to nurses without a bachelor’s degree.

The RN to BSN program offers four- and eight-week courses 100% online. You’ll gain a foundation for professional nursing practice at the baccalaureate level to expand your clinical knowledge and further develop your critical-thinking, communication, and therapeutic skills.

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Nursing, and post-graduate APRN certificate are American Association of Colleges of Nursing AACN and Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education CCNE accredited programs.

Learning Outcomes

  • Develop caring, therapeutic nursing relationships with individuals, families, groups, and populations.
  • Provide safe, high quality, culturally competent, patient-centered nursing care for individuals across the life span in a variety of settings.
  • Participate in the continuous improvement of nursing care quality and safety.
  • Use nursing judgment to manage, prioritize, and delegate patient care in a variety of health care settings.
  • Effectively communicate and collaborate with patients and the interdisciplinary team.
  • Demonstrate professional identity by incorporating established standards of practice within the legal and ethical framework of nursing.

Which department am I in?

College of Professional Studies

Study options

Online/Distance (At least 180 quarter units)

Tuition fees
US$13,320.00 per year
USD $1,665 per 4.5 Quarter Unit; USD $370 per Quarter Unit

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Every month

Entry requirements

For students from United States

High school graduates transferring from regionally accredited colleges and universities are admitted as degree students if their cumulative GPA is 2.0 or higher.

For international students

Successful completion of year 12 or equivalent with a minimum GPA of 2.0. ACT/ SAT recommended.

TOEFL score - 70 (IBT); IELTS score - 5.5, with no band lower than a 5; Pearson Test of English Academic (PTEA) – 50; International Test of English Proficiency (iTEP) – 5; Certificate of Proficiency in English with a C grade or higher; Certificate of Advanced English with a C grade or higher.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About this uni

Degrees are WSCUC accredited, and graduates join a global network of over 150,000 talented alumni who are making a positive impact on the world.

  • Campuses in San Diego, Los Angeles and San Jose
  • Average student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1
  • Concentrated learning model, one-course-per-month
  • International and domestic students pay the same tuition rate