RN-BSN Overview

RN to BSN Online Degree Program

A Nursing Call to Action and a Commitment to Care

The health care marketplace is changing. To succeed and advance in their careers, the professionals who care for America’s patients must change and evolve as well. For working nurses, a nursing bachelor’s degree is quickly becoming essential. But how can you complete a four-year degree without sacrificing the very career you’re trying to improve? The online RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree from Saint Peter's University may be the answer.

The RN to BSN online program at Saint Peter's University is designed to create leaders among nurses. Our cutting-edge curriculum focuses on the care of the whole person with an emphasis on leadership, community health, and evidence-based practice. Building on the skills you’ve acquired during your time as a working nurse or nursing student, Saint Peter’s University’s online RN-BSN program will expand your knowledge beyond the clinical aspects of nursing to help you ascend the ranks. Some of the specific topics you’ll study while working toward your BS in Nursing from Saint Peter’s University include:

  • Leadership and management in nursing
  • Community health nursing
  • Patient education and health assessment
  • Principles of nursing research
  • Women’s health issues
  • Current issues in nursing

Elevate Your Nursing Career

Many hospitals now require four-year degrees for nurses, and demand for a nursing bachelor’s degree is growing quickly among nurses at all levels. The online RN to BSN is a convenient and cost-effective way to ensure career stability and develop new opportunities. And considering the current nursing shortage in America, now is the perfect time to earn your BSN. This online nursing degree will prepare you for a number of different high-paying career paths, including:

  • Surgical nurse
  • Pediatric nurse
  • ICU nurse
  • Hospice nurse
  • Nurse manager
  • Nurse educator

In addition to providing you with a first-rate nursing education, the caring and committed faculty of the RN-BSN program stands ready to provide the support you need to achieve your career goals after graduation.

Earn Your BSN from an Accredited Nursing School

Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), a sign of quality educational practice among nursing programs, this innovative program of online learning is built around the busy career and family schedules of licensed, working nurses. The CCNE accredits programs that engage in effective educational practices in the field of nursing. Earning your BS in Nursing (BSN) from a CCNE-accredited program will ensure that your degree is recognized by employers as a mark of the quality nursing education you received, and of your competence as a professional nurse. CCNE accreditation also gives you the confidence and peace of mind in your decision to pursue an advanced nursing degree from a school that promises to prepare you for the challenges of nursing leadership.

Cura Personalis

Saint Peter's University is committed to the Jesuit tradition of cura personalis, or “care for the whole person,” a belief that mind, body and spirit can all be enriched through education. Our online nursing degree program is built on the same principle, enhancing the mind, body, and spirit of the students in the program to become more effective at their jobs and improve patient care. This philosophy is instilled through a holistic online curriculum delivered by an engaging and accessible faculty and staff.

In our online program, interaction and support from your fellow students is never far away thanks to lively discussion boards and frequent collaborative projects. You may be learning on your own schedule, but at Saint Peter's University, you’ll never be learning alone.

Explore the RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) website to find out more about career opportunities for nurses with a bachelor’s degree and find answers to frequently asked questions about the program. To speak with an admissions advisor right away, call (877) 497-5857 or request more information.