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Bachelor of Science in Nursing - RN-to-BSN Degree Completion

Capella University



The online Bachelor of Science in Nursing - RN-to-BSN Degree Completion program from Cappella University has been created to be a flexible option for aiding individuals in developing the knowledge that is needed for meeting the growing demand for bachelor's-prepared nurses.

This online RN-to-BSN degree has been created to incorporate the Essentials of Baccalaureate Education for Professional Nursing Practice established by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) and is designed to provide licensed registered nurses with the additional knowledge, skills, and decision-making proficiencies needed in today's more complex health care environment.

Throughout this program, students will partake in a number of online courses that will cover a variety of topics, such as:

  • Orientation to Bachelor's Nursing Concepts
  • Assessment, Communication, and Collaboration
  • Nursing Research and Informatics
  • Organizational and Systems Management for Quality Outcomes
  • Global Perspectives of Community and Public Service
  • Introduction to Health Care, Wellness, and Disease
  • History of Drug Control
  • Social Dimensions of Disaster
  • Psychology of Human Motivation and Performance
  • Research Methods in Psychology

This online nursing degree has been specifically created to be a rich, collaborative learning experience that will introduce each student to interactive multimedia materials and other course work that will help them expand their knowledge of health promotion and disease prevention; multicultural wellness strategies; pharmacology and patient safety; patient care technology; collaborative nursing group processes; leadership and management; and policy, law, ethics, and regulations in professional nursing practice.

Students applying for any Undergraduate Studies program must be 24 years of age or older. For students 23 years of age or under must have 90+ quarter credits/60+ semester credits, Associates Degree or higher, or Active Military Status.

Accreditation Information

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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