Bachelors of Science in Nursing

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) is an undergraduate degree that prepares student to take the NCLEX exam which certifies them to become a Registered Nurse (RN). Nurses who earn a BSN usually get more responsibilities and earn higher salaries than nurses that have an Associate’s Degree. An RN can go back to school to earn a BSN, which is known as an RN-to-BSN program.

In the list below, you’ll find our recommendations for common BSN paths including:


The Anna Maria College RN to BSN program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and meets all nursing baccalaureate requirements. You can even transfer up to 75 credit hours for past work experience and relevant coursework toward your degree. You’ll build upon your nursing foundation to learn essential leadership and management skills, research techniques, the latest public health and promotion topics, as well as invaluable uses for health informatics.


Transfer up to 90 credits toward your RN to BS in Nursing degree online.


The online Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota is taught by practitioner instructors who can prepare you for the next step in professional nursing practice. The BSN at Saint Mary’s provides several ways to tailor the coursework to your career aspirations and offers a continually evolving curriculum.


The CCNE-accredited online RN-BSN program at the University of Saint Mary (USM) offers registered nurses the opportunity to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing while actively working. You’ll build upon your existing knowledge and skills through rigorous, in-depth courses on health assessment, pathophysiology, research, palliative care, and community health.


Gain the advanced skills critical to job performance and career advancement with Utica College’s online RN to BS in Nursing (RN – BSN) program. A leader in nursing education, this patient-centered degree features an innovative curriculum that develops you on multiple levels — intellectually, socially, culturally and spiritually.


Our RN-to-BSN program is entirely online and designed for registered nurses. It builds on the strengths you already demonstrate as a licensed nurse, develops leadership skills, and expands your knowledge to deliver high-quality care in an increasingly complex health care environment. Obtaining your BSN qualifies you for far more nursing job opportunities and significantly higher salaries.



The online RN-BSN-MSN program allows you to save time and money taking graduate courses at the undergraduate level and tuition rate. Choose from three MS in Nursing specializations to tailor your education toward career goals:
Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL), Nursing Education, or Nursing Management and Executive Leadership