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Nursing - RN to BSN: BSN

Nursing - RN to BSN

There is no better time than now to earn your BSN. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, those with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing generally have better job prospects than those without one. This completely online program makes it possible to graduate with a BSN in two, three, or four semesters.

Students build on their Associate Degree in Nursing to become outstanding nurses through relevant coursework with the advantage of a flexible schedule. In the RN to BSN program, students continue to practice critical thinking, and apply clinical reasoning to make decisions, manage healthcare resources, apply leadership and management skills, and gain additional experience in community and public health settings.

The RN to BSN Completion curriculum of study includes professional nursing practice, population health, evidence-based health care, health informatics, care of the aging adult, advanced health assessment, leadership, management and policy, health care trends and issues, and a final Capstone experience.

All nursing education programs at Utah State University are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing.

With a BSN, students may be qualified for a variety of careers, including:

  • Hospitals
  • Critical Care Units
  • Community Health Programs
  • Schools
  • Home Healthcare Services
  • Hospice Care
  • Management
  • Specialty Areas (Pediatrics, Oncology, Labor and Delivery)
  • Educators
  • Clinical Research
  • Quality Improvement
  • Case Management

Admission Requirements

Admission to the Nursing Program is a separate process from admission to the University.

  • 2.67 GPA
  • Current/unencumbered RN license
  • Transcripts from an accredited AAS/ADN RN program approved by the US Department of Education

Admission Deadlines

The RN to BSN program will begin Fall 2020

  • Application for Fall semester 2020: January 1-March 31
  • Application for Spring semester 2021: June 1-August 31



Academic Advising

Skyler Toledo
Office: Logan - main Campus
Phone: (435) 797-0822

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