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Arizona State University Online RN to BSN Program

The College of Nursing and Health Innovation at Arizona State University offers an online RN to BSN degree program. This is a degree completion program which requires the transfer of up to 64 credits from an associate’s degree and a current RN license. Students may also participate in the Arizona pathway program through which up to 75 credits may be transferred. The program is designed for current RNs who wish to complete a BSN and even go on to masters programs in nursing.

The RN to BSN degree can be completed in 14 to 24 months and has five start dates per year: two each in fall and spring, and one in summer. Courses are 7.5 weeks in length in fall and spring, and 8 weeks each in the summer. The program is 100% online with no campus visits required, however some clinicals are required.

ASU Online is transitioning to the Canvas Learning Management System (LMS). Students begin with an online orientation to navigate the online system. Courses are taught asynchronously through video presentations, papers, readings, and application assignments. Students have access to library resources, online tutoring services, career planning services, and 24/7 technical support, as well as a large alumni base.

The RN to BSN program comprises 38 credits. Required courses may include Professional Nursing Theory; Health Promotion Across the Lifespan; Community and Public Health Nursing in the United States; Public and Global Health in Nursing; Innovation in Nursing; Nursing Management in Health Care; and Writing for Health Care Management. Students who have not signed a Pathway agreement with an AZ community college must complete the following co-requisite courses Anatomy & Physiology I-II; Microbiology; Introduction to Chemistry; Introduction to Psychology or Human Development; and College of Math. These courses can be completed along with the required BSN courses. Prerequisites to the program must be completed before beginning the RN to BSN program and include Composition 1-2 and Statistics.

Arizona State University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Schools and Colleges.

Arizona State University

Programs: Nursing - RN to BSN
Accreditation: The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Schools and Colleges

Nursing - RN to BSN

Program Highlights
  • The RN-to-BSN degree requires the transfer of up to 64 credits from an associate's degree and a current RN license
  • Students may participate in the Arizona pathway program through which up to 75 credits may be transferred
  • Designed for those with an associate's degree and a registered nursing license
Program Overview
Program Structure: Online instruction with no campus visits required plus clinicals
Example Courses: Professional Nursing Theory; Health Promotion Across the Lifespan; Community and Public Health Nursing in the US; Public and Global Health in Nursing; Innovation in Nursing
Instruction Methods: Courses are taught asynchronously through video presentations, readings, papers, and application assignments, while interactive activities with faculty and fellow students take place through multimedia and conferencing tools
Degree Requirements
Credits Required: 38 credits needed to graduate
Campus Visits Required: 0
Program Options
Program Start Dates: Five starts per year: Fall (2), Spring (2), and Summer (1) terms
Curriculum Options: Full-time or Part-time
Length of Program: Program can be completed in 14 to 24 months
Admission Requirements and Tuition Costs
GPA Requirements: Minimum GPA 2.5
Testing Requirements: No GRE required
Work Experience: Not required for admission
Tuition Costs: ~$19,380 + fees
Cost per Credit Hour: $510.00

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