Nursing RN to BSN Track (Online)


The purpose of the online RN to BSN is to provide current licensed registered nurses with the skills, knowledge, and abilities necessary to provide excellence in health care practice and leadership within a variety of health care settings. This is a fully online program. See https://online.ic.edu/ for more information.

Admission to the RN to BSN Nursing Program

An entering student must possess an associate degree or diploma in nursing, from an approved nursing program, as well as a valid and unencumbered RN state license issued in the U.S.

ADN/transfer credits must include the following courses:

  • English Composition I
  • English Composition II (preferred) or another writing-intensive course 
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology I
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology II
  • Microbiology
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • ADN/transfer credits should include the following courses (although these courses may also be completed concurrently):
    • Statistics
    • Introduction to Sociology (preferred) or other sociology course
    • An additional arts or humanities course

Major, for a Bachelor of Science in Nursing: minimum of 36 credits in 9 courses (24 credit hours of nursing, and 12 credit hours of interdisciplinary/cross-over courses). The core nursing courses require admission into the program. The three interdisciplinary, or cross-over, courses do not require admission into the program.

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