Maryville University - Online RN to BSN Program
The Myrtle E. and Earl E. Walker College of Health Professions at Maryville University offers an online RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree for licensed registered nurses with a nursing diploma or associate degree in nursing (ADN).
Students may begin the program in the fall, spring, or summer, and the program can be completed in as little as one year. All courses are delivered 100% online and students are not required to come to campus. Students entering the RN to BSN program must have a minimum GPA of 3.0.
Students in the RN to BSN program may transfer 40 credits from their ADN degree. With the transfer of 40 credits, the RN to BSN degree requires completion of 89 credits. The program focuses on interpersonal communication, workplace leadership, healthcare informatics and electronic health records (EHRs), and caring for aging patients.
Courses are delivered asynchronously through the Canvas Learning Management System (LMS). Students watch recorded lectures and VoiceThread presentations, participate in discussion boards, and complete individual and group projects. Online students have access to faculty through phone and email as well as academic advisors, 24/7 technical support, library services, and career services.
The online RN to BSN requires a total completion of 129 credits, at least 30 of which must be completed through Maryville University. Required credits include general degree requirements as well as nursing courses and electives. Required nursing courses include Transition to Professional Nursing; Nursing Informatics; Leadership Contemporary Health Care; Nursing Research; Individual Assessment; and Family Assessment. Students also complete Public Health Capstone. Nursing elective choices include Genetics in Nursing and Nursing Care at End-of-Life.
Maryville University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). The nursing programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
Online RN to Bachelor's in Nursing
- Students may transfer at least 40 credits from their RN degree
- Focuses on interpersonal communication, workplace leadership, healthcare informatics and EHRs, and caring for aging patients
- Prepares nurses to advance their career opportunities and get ready for graduate education