Advance Your Nursing Career with a Bachelor’s Degree
Today, most registered nurse (RN) careers require a bachelor’s education level. Or, they require you to get a bachelor’s degree while working. In either case, Utah State University’s 100% online Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree is the perfect option. Plus, USU’s program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission of Education in Nursing giving you the peace of mind that your degree is respected and provides the highest caliber of nursing education.
The online format gives you the flexibility you need to continue working as an RN. You will build on the strong foundation of skills and knowledge you developed through your associate degree.
Degree at a Glance
*This estimation reflects three semesters of tuition and fees for in-state part-time resident students using the 2021-2022 Tuition & Fee schedule. Final tuition and fees may vary on a case by case basis. Please contact the Utah State University registrar’s department, or see the last page in the USU Tuition & Fee schedule for full information regarding tuition and fees.
Career Outlook for Graduates
With a BSN in hand, you will be given more responsibility as an RN than you did with your associate degree. RNs with bachelor’s degrees typically take more supervisory roles and earn higher salaries. Whatever you decide to specialize in within healthcare, you’ll be able to obtain leadership and management roles. You can also continue your education and earn a graduate degree in nursing.
RN Career Statistics
- Median Pay – $71,730
- Job Outlook – 12% (much faster than average)
- Number of Jobs in 2018 – 3,059,800
Why Earn a Nursing Degree from USU Online
Working with faculty who have real-world nursing and teaching experience, USU Online developed a curriculum to meet the needs of working students. It is flexible and 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. You’ll graduate with the confidence needed to excel in promotions with more responsibility.
Resources for Online Students
For online students based in Utah, resources such as local support, study spaces, BlueZone WiFi, and testing services, are available at the statewide campus nearest to them. Students both in-state and out-of-state have access to virtual services provided from various organizations and offices based at Logan main campus. See our Student Resources page for more information.
International students studying at USU on the F-1 or J-1 visa must have the majority of their classes each semester be face-to-face in order to meet the physical presence requirement to maintain their visa status. Students on the F-1 visa must enroll in classes at the Logan or USU Eastern campuses. Students on the J-1 visa must enroll in classes at the Logan campus.
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