REGISTERED NURSE TO BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN NURSING

Enhance your nursing credentials and knowledge of the rapidly changing health care industry with your online Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Ashford University. You will master the principles of advocacy, autonomy, accountability, and respect as you explore topics that include medical law, ethics, transcultural care, and health informatics. Your curriculum concludes with a two-course capstone experience in which you will apply theoretical, research, and evidence-based practice knowledge and skills to the improvement of nursing practice.

Admission into this program requires verification of an active, unrestricted license to practice as a registered nurse (RN) or its equivalent in at least one U.S. state. They must have earned a nursing (hospital) diploma or Associate’s degree in Nursing from a regionally accredited or approved nationally accredited college or university including the following coursework or equivalent: Microbiology (with lab).

RN to BSN Grant

If you choose to enroll in Ashford’s Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program, you will be eligible for a grant that reduces tuition for all undergraduate courses to $350 per credit (a $160/credit savings) for your entire BSN program. For full details, please review the terms and conditions of the grant.

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Accreditation Information

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Ashford University is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), 985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501, 510.748.9001, www.wscuc.org. WSCUC is a regional accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (ED) and the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

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The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Ashford University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202.887.6791.

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Special Terms and Conditions

Applicants to this program must have earned a nursing (hospital) diploma or associate degree in nursing from a regionally accredited or approved nationally accredited college or university including the following coursework or equivalent: Microbiology (with lab).

Applicants must possess an active, unrestricted license to practice as a Registered Nurse or its equivalent in at least one U.S. state. All students must maintain this licensure throughout the program of study. Failure to do so will result in dismissal from the program. Students are responsible for informing Ashford of any change to the status of their RN license. In addition, Ashford may perform routine, periodic validations of student RN licenses to ensure compliance with this requirement.