Min. Credits

30​

Cost per Credit

$425

Next Start

Oct. 21

Min. Completion

16 Months

Overview

Are you looking to advance your nursing career? Do you need additional training to stay competitive? Is your employer requiring a higher level of education?

No matter your reason, BJU offers a convenient and flexible way to get your bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) degree. Our program is completely online.

Our courses are taught entirely by Christian faculty who teach from a biblical worldview.

Requirements

Have an associate degree or diploma degree in nursing

Have passed the NCLEX-RN examination​

Hold an active, unencumbered RN license in your state of residence​

Program

Our RN to BSN program requires 120 total credits. You will get 42 credits by having your RN license. You’ll need just 30 additional nursing credits and 48 general education credits to complete the program. You’ll need to complete a minimum of 30 credits from BJU. We’ll help you figure out how many courses you need in order to complete your degree based on coursework you’ve already completed.

Courses are designed to be completed within 7 to 8 weeks with 6 start dates available every year. The overall time to completion will vary based on the number of previously earned credits and your ability to take courses. The program can be completed in as little as 16 months.

Outcomes

Each student will be able to:

  • Implement safe patient centered care that integrates critical thinking, problem-solving principles and evidence-based practice across the lifespan and in all healthcare settings.
  • Utilize appropriate biblical worldview and ethical principles when applying clinical reasoning and judgement to make decisions and solve problems in the healthcare field.
  • Utilize interpersonal communication skills in order to establish and maintain therapeutic and collaborative relationships in the healthcare setting.
  • Demonstrate accountability for personal and professional behavior.
  • Apply leadership principles to the management of care including collaboration with clients and healthcare professionals.

Costs

RN to BSN courses cost $425 per credit.

Financial Aid

To be considered for federal financial aid, talk to a financial aid counselor.

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Career Support

BJU’s Career Services office helps both students and alumni through career advising, resume preparation, job-search assistance, recruitment conferences and more.

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