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Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) Online

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) Online

The South College RN to BSN online option features fully online nursing courses combined with clinical learning experiences, so that you can advance your education while you maintain your current job. Earn your Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-BSN) degree at South College and prepare to take your nursing career to a new level.

 

 

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Degree Features

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-BSN)

  1. Program Duration

    Minimum of 12 months (full-time) depending on prior academic history

  2. Financial Aid

    Available for qualified applicants to our nursing programs

  3. Location

    Earn your Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) degree online at South College.

  4. Accreditation Status

    CCNE Accredited

Financial Aid

Financial aid, offered through a variety of government, state, and local programs, grants, and scholarships, is available to help those who qualify to pursue their Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) degree online at South College. To learn more about the financial aid options that could help you to pursue your Bachelor of Science in Nursing, contact us today.

 

 

Industry Outlook

It’s not about whether to earn your BSN, but when, with many healthcare facilities already requiring nurses to have or earn a bachelor’s degree.  Obtaining a bachelor’s degree in nursing can improve your ability to deliver care, open up new specialties, and make you a more desirable candidate for leadership and management positions. At South College, our online RN-BSN degree option offers a convenient way for working RNs like you to earn your BSN. Our School of Nursing also offers online graduate nursing degree programs that allow RNs to continue their education past a BSN.

 

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) Online

Program Overview

Registered nurses have the opportunity to earn a BSN online in at South College. Join fellow RNs in a supportive and flexible online learning environment and get a first-class nursing education at the pace and location that works for you. At South College, dedicated instructors, an innovative curriculum, and experiential learning meet critical thinking, evidence-based care, research, and leadership. Courses cover specialized fields like informatics and community nursing, with clinical components taking place in approved community-based facilities. Transitioning from RN to BSN may help you become a more well-rounded nurse by diversifying your skill set. If your goals are career advancement, better job security, and higher earning potential, our online RN to BSN program could help you expand opportunities.

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Accreditation

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN NURSING, MASTER OF SCIENCE IN NURSING, DOCTOR OF SCIENCE IN NURSING, POST-GRADUATE CERTIFICATES, ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE IN NURSING, CERTIFICATE IN PRACTICAL NURSING

State Authorization (Asheville, Atlanta, Indianapolis, Knoxville, Nashville, Orlando)

The South College Bachelor of Science in Nursing program offered at the Parkside Learning Site (Knoxville) received initial approval from the Tennessee Board of Nursing in December 2003, with full approval granted in September 2008. Approval for the addition of the Nashville Learning Site was granted in November 2016. The Master of Science in Nursing program received approval in November 2016. The Doctor of Nursing Practice program received approval in February 2020. The Post-Graduate Certificate programs received approval in August 2021. The South College Bachelor of Science in Nursing program offered at the Asheville Learning Site received initial approval from the North Carolina Board of Nursing in February 2016, with full approval granted in May 2019. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program offered at the Atlanta Learning Site received initial approval from the Georgia Board of Nursing in September 2018. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program offered at the Orlando Learning Site received initial approval from the Florida Board of Nursing in November 2021. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program offered at the Indianapolis campus received initial accreditation from the Indiana Board of Nursing in July 2022.

The South College Associate of Science in Nursing program (Knoxville & Nashville Learning Site) was approved by the Tennessee Board of Nursing in November 2022.

The South College Certificate program in Practical Nursing offered at the Parkside Learning Site (Knoxville) received approval from the Tennessee Board of Nursing in February 2018. Approval for the addition of the Nashville Learning Site was granted in November 2018. The Certificate program in Practical Nursing was approved by the Georgia Board of Nursing for the Atlanta Learning Site in May 2019 to begin the first class in June 2020. The Certificate program in Practical Nursing was approved by the Florida Board of Nursing for the Orlando Learning Site in November 2021.

Programmatic Accreditation

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice, and Post-Graduate APRN Certificate programs offered at South College are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791 (https://www.aacnnursing.org/CCNE). The South College DNP Nurse Anesthesia Program was granted initial accreditation by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA) effective October 13, 2021. The address for COA is: 10275 W. Higgins Rd., Suite 906, Rosemont, IL 60018-5603, Phone number: 224-275-9130, website address: http://www.coacrna.org. Additionally, during the same October 2021accreditation meeting, the COA granted the following two items for the South College DNP Nurse Anesthesia Program: (1) Approval of Distance Education Courses, and (2) Approval of Waiver of Graduate Degree Requirement.

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