Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in nursing program

Program overview

If you’re a registered nurse who has graduated from a state or nationally accredited associate degree or diploma nursing program, the RN-BSN program is for you.

Due to State Boards of Nursing and other legal requirements we do not accept students into the program that live in AL, TN, WA, American Samoa, Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands,nor are we permitted to allow students to complete the program if they relocate to one of these states.

The program builds on the knowledge and skills you have acquired through a diploma or associate degree nursing program. Courses for this program are delivered online, and clinical projects are completed in your local community, so you can complete the BSN degree in your hometown.

You will be required to take or transfer in the following courses:

  • liberal study requirements (35 units)
    • Foundation Requirements
    • Distribution Requirements
    • Liberal Study Elective
    • Diversity Requirements
  • pre-professional requirements (34 units)
  • professional requirements (30 units)
  • NAU electives to total 120 units

Program requirements

Learn more about the RN-BSN program requirements

Admissions process

Take note that the admissions process for this program slightly differs from the other BSN programs—check out the RN-BSN program’s admissions process.