REGISTERED NURSE TO BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN NURSING
Enhance your nursing credentials and knowledge of the rapidly changing health care industry with your online Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Ashford University.
You will prepare yourself to become a leader and caregiver as you explore topics that include medical law, ethics, transcultural care, and health informatics. Your curriculum concludes with a two-course capstone experience in which you will apply theoretical, research, and evidence-based practice knowledge and skills to the improvement of nursing practice. Admission into this program requires verification of an active, unrestricted license to practice as a registered nurse (RN) or its equivalent in at least one U.S. state. They must have earned a nursing (hospital) diploma or Associate’s degree in Nursing from a regionally accredited or approved nationally accredited college or university including the following coursework or equivalent: Microbiology (with lab).
RN to BSN Grant
If you choose to start in Ashford’s Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program between now and June 30, 2017, you will be eligible for a special grant to reduce tuition for all undergraduate courses to $250 per credit (a $202/credit savings) for the entire BSN program. For full details, please review the official terms and conditions of the grant.
Special Terms and Conditions
The baccalaureate degree in nursing (RN-BSN) at Ashford University is a new applicant pursuing initial accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, (202) 887-6791. New applicant status is neither a status of accreditation nor a guarantee that accreditation will be granted. Please be advised that without programmatic accreditation, RN to BSN program students may not be able to transfer credits to another higher education nursing program, apply for federal scholarships or grants, obtain federal employment or join the military in an RN capacity until such accreditation is obtained. In addition, if initial accreditation is not granted prior to the conclusion of a student’s program, RN to BSN program graduates should be aware that graduation from a programmatically accredited undergraduate nursing program may be an admissions requirement for entry into graduate-level study in the field.
Applicants to this program must have earned a nursing (hospital) diploma or Associate’s degree in Nursing from a regionally accredited or approved nationally accredited college or university including the following coursework or equivalent: Microbiology (with lab).
Applicants must possess an active, unrestricted license to practice as a Registered Nurse or its equivalent in at least one U.S. state. All students must maintain this licensure throughout the program of study. Failure to do so will result in dismissal from the program. Students are responsible for informing Ashford of any change to the status of their RN license. In addition, Ashford may perform routine, periodic validations of student RN licenses to ensure compliance with this requirement.
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For more information about on-time completion rates, the median loan debt of students who completed each program, and other important information, please visit our website. Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.