Salem University’s Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-to-BSN) online program empowers working nurses to advance their education and career prospects in the field of nursing. The program picks up where your experience and RN licensure left off, giving you the critical, creative, and reflective thinking skills you need to take your career to the next level.

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Propel Your Nursing Career With Salem’s Online RN-to-BSN Program

Discover how Salem University’s RN-to-BSN program can propel your nursing career forward. Our comprehensive curriculum bridges the gap between your RN licensure and BSN qualification, equipping you with critical thinking skills essential for career advancement in nursing education.

About Salem’s Online RN-to-BSN Program

Salem’s accelerated, online RN-to-BSN program caters to the needs of working nurses, offering flexibility and convenience. With experiential learning activities integrated throughout the curriculum, you can apply your newfound knowledge in real-world scenarios, enhancing your professional capabilities in nursing education.

The RN-to-BSN Core Curriculum

Immerse yourself in a comprehensive nursing curriculum covering essential areas such as professional role transition, health assessment, nursing research, and leadership. Our capstone project allows you to showcase your skills and knowledge, demonstrating your readiness for advanced nursing roles in nursing professionalism.

Program Structure

Our non-licensure, online RN-to-BSN program consists of 120 semester credit hours, with a maximum of 90 transfer credits accepted. As a registered nurse, you’ll receive at least 60 transfer credits, expediting your path to a BSN qualification. Depending on transfer credits, completion can be achieved within ten months of continuous enrollment in our online nursing degree program.

Flexible Online Courses

Access your coursework anytime, anywhere with our asynchronous online platform. Whether you’re on shift or at home, our flexible schedule allows you to balance work and studies seamlessly. Embrace our one-course-per-month delivery format, prioritizing your academic success without compromising your professional commitments in nursing education.

Admission Requirements 

At Salem University, we welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds. To enroll in our online RN-to-BSN program, you will need: 

  • An associate degree in nursing from an accredited institution recognized by the Department of Education. 
  • A cumulative GPA of at least 2.5. 
  • A current, unrestricted RN license in the United States. 

Transfer credits are automatically awarded based on your nursing qualifications and experience in nursing licensure. Contact admissions for further assistance or questions regarding admission to this program. 

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Ready to enhance your nursing career with Salem University’s online RN-to-BSN program? Request more information or chat with us live to explore your educational journey with Salem in nursing education.