RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing

College of Nursing

Overview of RN - BSN

Have the academic foundation to set the pace for the nursing profession.

The Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing program provides the academic foundation for graduates to keep pace with change, as well as to set the pace for the profession of nursing. Graduates of the RN to BSN program will be prepared to work in a variety of healthcare settings and have the foundation to pursue graduate degrees in nursing. This program is designed to provide students the knowledge to enter professional nursing practice as a generalist, and also provide the foundation for further graduate studies in nursing.

Important Info

Campus Requirements: 
NONE — 100% Online

Sample Courses


Foundations and Contemporary Issues for RNs

Provides the framework for exploration of professional issues in contemporary nursing and health care for nurses pursuing a baccalaureate degree.

Concepts in Community Health Nursing

Study of community health nursing theory and principles applied to the nursing care of individuals, families, groups, communities, and populations.

Evidence Based Practice: Transforming Healthcare

Study of concepts, application and implementation of evidence based nursing for transforming quality health care.
Nursing Advancement 4402

Evolving Concepts in Leadership and Management

Exploration and application of leadership and management concepts as applied to nursing practice and the health care environment.

Featured Faculty

Bobbi Spring
Clinical Instructor
Jessica Reuter
Associate Professor
Amy Jauch
Lead Faculty for RN-BSN program
Wendy Bowles
Assistant Dean for Baccalaureate Programs

Is this program offered in my state?

Meets or exceeds state standards and is authorized to legally offer distance education through approval or exemption by the state regulatory agency and by the State Board of Nursing.
Limited Authorization
Please contact Ohio State Online for more information about the limited authorization status in this state.
Program Not Available
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