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Nursing students

RN to BSN

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Our RN to BSN program is completely online

Overview

Are you looking to advance your nursing career? Do you need additional training to stay competitive? Is your employer requiring a higher level of education?

No matter your reason, BJU offers a convenient and flexible way to get your bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) degree. Our program is completely online.

Our courses are taught entirely by Christian faculty who teach from a biblical worldview.

Requirements

  • Have an associate degree or diploma degree in nursing
  • Have passed the NCLEX-RN examination
  • Hold an active, unencumbered RN license in your state of residence

Student studying

Program

Our RN to BSN program requires 120 total credits. You will get 42 credits by having your RN license. You’ll need just 30 additional nursing credits and 48 general education credits to complete the program.

Courses are offered in 7-week intervals throughout the year. The overall time to completion will vary based on the number of previously earned credits and your ability to take courses. The program can be completed in as little as 16 months.

Nursing Courses

  • Professional Role Transition for the RN
  • Health Assessment for the RN
  • Christian Service for the RN
  • Pathophysiology for the RN
  • Community Health for the RN
  • Research & Statistics for the RN
  • Professional Issues for the RN
  • Leadership & Management for the RN
  • Nursing Project for the RN

Nursing courses details and descriptions

General Education Courses

General education courses include courses in English, social science, communication, math, science, Bible, apologetics, as well as other electives.

All available undergraduate courses

Costs & Financial Aid

Online courses are $425 per credit hour.

If you register for at least 6 hours of online courses during a semester or summer, you may be eligible for federal financial aid.

Nursing student


Objectives

Each student will:

  • Implement safe patient centered care that integrates critical thinking, problem-solving principles and evidence-based practice across the lifespan and in all healthcare settings.
  • Utilize appropriate Biblical worldview and ethical principles when applying clinical reasoning and judgement to make decisions and solve problems in the healthcare field.
  • Utilize interpersonal communication skills in order to establish and maintain therapeutic and collaborative relationships in the healthcare setting.
  • Demonstrate accountability for personal and professional behavior.
  • Apply leadership principles to the management of care including collaboration with clients and healthcare professionals.

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