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.
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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.