Nursing RN to BSN
The RN-to-BSN Online Nursing Program is specifically designed for the registered nurse (RN) who has graduated from an accredited associate degree or diploma nursing program and wishes to complete a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree. The program offers courses to develop and enhance the student’s professional skills in order to prepare them for opportunities in nursing leadership and empower them with the ability to address the challenges that will be faced in the current and future health care industry. Students will examine topics related to health care policy and ethical practice, and will discover opportunities to refine their competencies in health care communication and health care promotion. Students will also acquire a deeper understanding of the value of incorporating evidence-based research into “real world” practice and gain a greater appreciation for the commitment to lifelong learning in this dynamic profession. This BSN completion educational program provides the foundation that will prepare graduates to further their professional career in nursing working in roles/locations that may include: Nursing management; case management; risk management; the legal field; occupational/public health; or other health care specialty areas.
Ottawa University has been continually accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association since the commissions' inception in the early 20th century. Ottawa University is seeking applicant status with the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). Once applicant status is approved by CCNE, Ottawa University will pursue full CCNE accreditation for the RN-to-BSN nursing program.
Admission requirements for this program may be found here.
The following may be taken at Ottawa or equivalencies/substitutions transferred in. Please note not all foundation courses may be available online.
Major Required Courses