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RN to BSN Schools and Programs

RN to BSN (bachelor's of science in nursing) programs are available for RNs who wish to expand career opportunities. These programs usually require an additional study after an RN. To begin an RN to BSN degree program, you may require:
  • be an active registered nurse (passed the NCLEX) and
  • practice in a nursing setting (outpatient clinic, research facility, hospital)
RN to BSN program coursework usually focuses on the following:
  • Leadership
  • Administrative skills
  • Critical thinking
You may Consider online RN to BSN programs, if you're unable to follow a rigid class schedule. Sometimes, hospitals or other health care settings may reimburse some tuition costs for completing an RN to BSN program. RN to BSN programs are designed to train you for nursing supervisor roles and charge nursing in a hospital; however, RN to BSN courses may focus on clinical time outside the hospital. This means RNs who hold a BSN may be competitive candidates for a variety of nursing careers both in and out of the hospital.

RN to BSN Career Outlook

No specific data exists regarding salary comparisons between associate's and diploma RNs and RNs who hold a BSN.

Nursing and Health Care Schools

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Keiser University

Keiser University offers degrees in fields that are in high demand and provides job placement assistance to all its students and alumni.

Programs Offered:
Nursing, AS
Nursing, BS (Online Only)

Grand Canyon University

Don't Miss a Day of Your Future!

Programs Offered:
RN to BS in Nursing

Sanford - Brown College

Get the skills you need in Tech, Business, or Healthcare in as little as 9 months from Sanford-Brown College.

Programs Offered:
Nursing

Sanford-Brown Institute

Turn your love of medicine into a rewarding career at Sanford-Brown Institute. Learn more today.

Programs Offered:
Nursing

Lincoln Tech®

Get the career training you need to succeed at Lincoln Tech®.

Programs Offered:
Nursing

Kaplan University

Advance your career with an online degree from Kaplan University.

Programs Offered:
RN to MS in Nursing
RN to BS in Nursing
MS in Nursing - Informatics
MS in Nursing

American Sentinel University Online

Earn a self-paced online degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Management Information Systems, or Business Administration.

Programs Offered:
MS Nursing - Education
RN to MS Nursing
MS Nursing - Infection Prevention and Control
RN to BS Nursing
MS Nursing - Case Management

Colorado Technical University

As the workplace becomes more competitive, employers are looking for more skills. Everything you need to excel in IT, Business, or Tech Management can be found at Colorado Technical University.

Programs Offered:
Nursing

New England Institute of Technology

Get your career on the right track with New England Institute of Technology.

Programs Offered:
Associate in Science Degree in Nursing

Stevens-Henager College

Other colleges make promises. Stevens-Henager College delivers.

Programs Offered:
Associate Degree in Nursing Education

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Online RN to BSN Obtaining your bachelor's in nursing (BSN) has been made much more possible with the Internet. Online RN to BSN programs allow you to work at home, when you have time.