The NNU Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing
The online RN to BS in Nursing degree option at Northwest Nazarene University Nursing Department allows registered nurses educated with associated degrees or diplomas in nursing to broaden their education as well as increase their career and educational options. Admission to the program is designed to eliminate barriers and maximize credit for previous education thus facilitating a more seamless educational progression for RNs to the baccalaureate degree.
The online RN to BS in Nursing degree is ideal for nurses with work and/or family responsibilities. The program of study is tailored non-traditionally for varied learner needs and can be completed in two years.
The online RN to BS in Nursing program features small classes, accessible faculty, and an asynchronous cohort model. Students generally take from 6 to 9 credit hours per semester and are considered full-time students. Students in the RN to BS in Nursing program can complete their degree in 2 years.
RN to BS in Nursing Prerequisites
Anatomy & Physiology I & II with labs, Intro to Sociology, Intro to Psychology, English Composition, Microbiology with lab (or equivalent courses) and:
- Research Writing (available online through NNU adult education)
- Statistics (available online through NNU adult education)
RN to BS in Nursing Program Requirements (34 semester credits):
NURS4110 Transition to Professional Nursing (4)
NURS4111 Nursing as Servant Leadership (3)
NURS4112 Systems Management in Nursing (3)
NURS4113 Introduction to Nursing Research (3)
NURS4114 Community Health Nursing (3)
NURS4115 Community Health Nursing Lab (3)
NURS4116 Evidence Based Practice (3)
NURS4117 Family Nursing (3)
NURS4118 Nursing with Older Adults (3)
NURS4119 Population and Global Health (3)
NURS4120 Leadership in Nursing (3)
Additional requirement: THEO 2100 or 2120 Christian Theology (3) available online through NNU
Total Credits for BS (Nursing): 124