Online RN-to-BS, a program for registered nurses who wish to earn a bachelor of science degree in nursing
The Future of Nursing is Taking Shape Now
Research has shown patients do better when cared for by RNs who have earned a Bachelor of Science. Upstate Medical University’s Online Bachelor of Science in Nursing program is an opportunity for Registered Nurses to improve their skills and expand their horizons in health care.
The Online RN-to-BS in Nursing offers unprecedented flexibility for full-time and part-time students, including working nurses.
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Spring: August 1st-November 1st
Fall: September 15th-June 1st
Semester Begin Dates
- Fall Semester - late August
- Spring Semester - early January
Jennifer Vaughn, DNP, RN, NE-BC
Director of Continuing Education
About the Program
This online RN-to-BS in Nursing degree program is a flexible, upper division program for registered nurses with associates degrees or diplomas in nursing. The courses build on the foundation of AAS education to achieve the Essentials of Baccalaureate Education (AACN, 2008)
Our program focuses on theory and application, provides exposure to many areas of nursing, and serves as a foundation for graduate study. It prepares you to deliver comprehensive care to patients of all ages in a variety of settings as a direct care provider and as a nursing leader.
Most full-time students complete degree requirements in two years. Part-time students taking two or three courses per semester will complete the degree in four or five years. Degree requirements must be completed within 5 years of matriculation.
Our curriculum will prepare you to be a leader in a technological, information driven, complex healthcare system.
Take your courses conveniently. Courses are offered online so you can create a schedule that meets your life and lifestyle. Your faculty advisor will work with you to determine the best program for you.
For information on individual state licensing requirements, please visit the State Licensing Requirements page.
A minimum of 30 credit hours earned through Upstate Medical University, online or in person, are required to be awarded the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from the College of Nursing.