RN to BSN Completion Program: BSN

Department: Nursing
College: Emma Eccles Jones College of Education & Human Services

About This Degree

There is no better time than now to earn your BSN. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, those with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing generally have better job prospects than those without one. This completely online program makes it possible to graduate with a BSN in two, three, or four semesters.

Students build on their Associate Degree in Nursing to become outstanding nurses through relevant coursework with the advantage of a flexible schedule. In the RN to BSN program, students continue to practice critical thinking, and apply clinical reasoning to make decisions, manage healthcare resources, apply leadership and management skills, and gain additional experience in community and public health settings.

The RN to BSN Completion curriculum of study includes professional nursing practice, population health, evidence-based health care, health informatics, care of the aging adult, advanced health assessment, leadership, management and policy, health care trends and issues, and a final Capstone experience.

All nursing education programs at Utah State University are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing.

Differential Tuition

The Emma Eccles Jones College of Education & Human Services may charge differential tuition for this program. Differential tuition is an added cost per credit for courses in the program. See the last page in the USU Tuition & Fee schedule for more information.

View Potential Careers

With a BSN, students may be qualified for a variety of careers, including:

  • Hospitals
  • Critical Care Units
  • Community Health Programs
  • Schools
  • Home Healthcare Services
  • Hospice Care
  • Management
  • Specialty Areas (Pediatrics, Oncology, Labor and Delivery)
  • Educators
  • Clinical Research
  • Quality Improvement
  • Case Management

Course Listing (University Catalog)

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Locations Offered

Location Restrictions

To view all degrees and programs available at USU, visit Degree Finder. Please note, not all degrees and programs are available at every location. We recommend searching by location unless you intend on relocating. Contact a Statewide Campuses advisor to verify program availability in your area.

If you are intending to complete this program online outside the state of Utah, please review our state authorizations to see if this program is offered in your state.

International Students

Online classes are not available to USU F-1 and J-1 sponsored students. International students sponsored by USU on a F-1 visa can study at Logan or Price campus and must register for face-to-face classes. International students sponsored by USU on a J-1 visa can study at Logan campus and must register for face-to-face classes.