RN to BSN

Program Information

Advance your career in nursing with the ACEN-accredited RN to BSN online program at Campbellsville University. This fully online degree program allows you to hone your nursing skills and develop an advanced grasp of patient care. You will learn about modern issues that affect nurses daily, like healthcare reform and advances in medical technology. With our courses, you will be prepared to move beyond entry-level roles and into leadership in your workplace. Thanks to the instruction from our superb faculty members, you’ll be able to provide better care of your patients and be prepared for management career opportunities.

Real-World Preparation

With the skills and credentials gained from our RN to BSN program, nurses are able to progress in their career path and open new doors. Benefits include:

  • The credentials you need to move beyond entry-level nursing positions
  • Advanced knowledge of modern nursing procedures and patient care
  • A grasp of the current healthcare industry climate, including the Affordable Care Act
  • Managerial skills that will allow you to seize responsibility in your workplace
  • ACEN-accredited program

Course Offerings

This program includes 43 credit hours of study. Although the completion time will depend on the amount of transfer credits brought to CU, the program can be completed in as little as two years.

Core Nursing Requirements (24 credit hours)
NUR 350 – Advanced Health Assessment – 4 hours
NUR 360 – Transcultural Nursing – 4 hours
NUR 370 – Community Health Nursing I – 3 hours
NUR 371 – Community Health Nursing II – 3 hours
NUR 380 – Gerontology Nursing I – 3 hours
NUR 381 – Gerontology Nursing II – 3 hours
NUR 410 – Professional Nursing Leadership Capstone – 4 hours

BSN Required Courses (13 credit hours)
Take each course on this list:
BIO 322 – Medical Microbiology – 4 hours
NUR 340 – Nursing Informatics – 3 hours
PSY 361 – Social Statistics – 3 hours
PSY 362 – Research Methods – 3 hours

Guided Electives (6 credit hours)
Choose two courses from this list:
BA 300 – Contemporary Healthcare Management
BA 325 – Legal & Ethical Environment of Healthcare Management
BA 350 – Health Policy and Politics
BA 375 – Health Economics
BA 400 – Financial Management in Healthcare
BA 425 – Health Services Information Management
BA 450 – Strategic Healthcare Management

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Real-World Preparation

With the skills and credentials gained from our RN to BSN program, nurses are able to progress in their career path and open new doors. Benefits include:

  • The credentials you need to move beyond entry-level nursing positions
  • Advanced knowledge of modern nursing procedures and patient care
  • A grasp of the current healthcare industry climate, including the Affordable Care Act
  • Managerial skills that will allow you to seize responsibility in your workplace

How to Apply

The Campbellsville application program is simple and straightforward. Follow these steps to begin your journey:

  1. Submit a complete application for admission form.
  2. Arrange for the office of admissions to receive an official transcript (containing a complete record of all courses attempted) from each college or university previously and currently attended.
  3. If transferring less than 24 credit hours, arrange for the office of admissions to receive an official and final high school transcript and an official ACT or SAT score report.
  4. Submit a copy of your RN license.

Start the journey to a brighter career in nursing. Request more information today.

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