Online Nursing Program to BSN Degree


RN-BSN Student Handbook

 

Our online nursing program to BSN degree includes specific areas of study allowing you to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) online in an organized and supportive learning environment. An online nursing degree in could help you pursue a career or move on to pursue your master's degree, either at a traditional campus or through one of our online nursing programs. Faculty and student support counselors at Graceland University in Independence, Missouri, will guide your every step from application to completion of the online RN to BSN program. The result is a quality nursing degree that will put you in high demand.

You may receive up to 28 semester hours of credit for your previous undergraduate nursing courses, regardless of how long ago you earned them. General education credit may be awarded through transfer, College Level Examination Program (CLEP) or online courses. Graduates will be awarded the BSN upon completion of all requirements for the nursing degree.

 

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In order to complete one of Graceland’s RN to BSN online programs, you will need to complete or transfer the following:
 

RN-BSN Core Courses:

 

NURS3460 Professional Seminar I 3 s.h.
NURS3110 Health Assessment for Practicing Nurses 3 s.h.
NURS3160

Evidence Based Practice

3 s.h.
NURS3430 Pathophysiology-Related Pharm 3 s.h.
NURS4160 Leadership Roles in Nursing 3 s.h.
NURS4280 Global Health and Policy Issues 3 s.h.
NURS4350

Community Health Nursing

3 s.h.
NURS4410

Reflective Practice in Nursing

2 s.h.
NURS4420

Professional Seminar II

2 s.h.
NURS4460

Senior Capstone

3 s.h.
Total Core Courses   28 s.h.

RN-BSN Support Courses:

BIOL2300

Anatomy and Physiology I

3 s.h.
BIOL2310

Anatomy and Physiology II

3 s.h.
BIOL2360

Introduction to Microbiology

4 s.h.
BIOL2560

Nutrition

3 s.h.
MATH1380

Introduction to Statistics

3 s.h.
PSYC1300

Introduction to Psychology

3 s.h.
PSYC2250

Developmental Psychology

3 s.h.
SOCI1300

Introduction to Sociology

3 s.h.
Total Support Courses   25 s.h.

All support and general education courses must be completed prior to enrollment in nursing core courses.

General education requirements may be satisfied by completing an approved combination of courses listed in our online catalog. Most courses may be satisfied by transfer credit, and others may be challenged or completed online. These requirements are waived for students possessing a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. Details on each course in the RN to BSN program can be found online in the Graceland University catalog.

About Your Location:

Every state in the U.S. creates its own specific regulations about online enrollment of the students who live within the state. Some states require fees and/or application efforts that require a considerable investment of university resources. In an effort to maintain a reasonable tuition rate, Graceland’s nursing program does not currently accept students who live in Kentucky, New York, Tennessee, Maryland or North Carolina. 

Give us a call today so we can help you plan a great future.
800.833.0524, ext. 4718

Loren D. Spicer, Admissions Representative
Graceland University, 1401 W. Truman Road
Independence, MO 64050
lspicer@graceland.edu