Evening & Graduate Programs

Online RN-Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Learn more about USM's RN-to-BSN Program Take the next step in your nursing education with the University of Saint Mary online RN-BSN program!

A Bachelor of Science in Nursing will provide greater opportunities in nursing and the health care field.

Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)*, the University of Saint Mary's online RN to BSN program offers registered nurses the opportunity to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing while continuing in their current positions.

There are eight nursing courses and one support course (and nine required non-nursing courses) in the university's online RN to BSN degree program. The program is built on the strong liberal arts foundation as required in the AACN Essentials of Baccalaureate Education**. Student learning outcomes focus on enhanced critical thinking, decision-making, leadership and communication skills. The program is founded on Sister Simon Roach's concept of caring. The five C's of caring - commitment, conscience, competence, compassion, and confidence - are emphasized throughout the program.
 

* The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at the University of Saint Mary is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, (202) 887-6791.

**American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) 2008. The essentials of baccalaureate education for professional nursing practice.