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Advance your nursing career

Enhance your professional skills through SRU's accredited online program

Nursing RN-BSN

Offered by: Nursing

If you're a Registered Nurse (RN) completing the professional component of your education, the Nursing: RN to BSN program at SRU is designed to meet your needs. You'll develop critical thinking skills for clinical decision-making, prepare to collaborate in multidisciplinary work, shift focus from care of individuals within a community to the health of a community, refine professional communication, and develop leadership skills.

Through this program, you'll build the professional foundation for your nursing career, gaining the knowledge and skills needed for advancement in clinical ladder programs and a base for graduate education. You'll develop the team skills and technological savvy to provide leadership in managed care environments.

Why Choose Nursing RN-BSN?

The SRU RN to BSN program offers you a quality education at one of the most reasonable costs in the nation.

The program is completely online and accessible 24/7. Most classes are offered in 7-½ week sessions, providing flexibility in managing academic and work schedule demands, an ideal component for the working adult student. Our scheduling options also enable you to complete the program in a short time frame.

The SRU nursing program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), and SRU is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The RN to BSN program at SRU was one of the first regionally accredited nursing programs to transition to the online format. As a result, our faculty bring considerable expertise to online learning.

What Will You Learn?

In the RN to BSN program, you'll learn about:

  • Evidence-based decision making
  • Diversity needs in the healthcare environment
  • Using healthcare information systems to support clinical decision-making
  • Using teaching-learning theory for patient education
  • Partnered decision-making with patients, families, and other providers

Careers In Nursing RN-BSN

As a graduate of the SRU Nursing: RN to BSN program, you'll have opportunities to advance your career in areas like:

  • Acute Care
  • Behavioral Health
  • Clinical Resource Nursing
  • Community Health Nursing
  • Critical Care
  • Long-term Care
  • Nurse Management
  • Rehabilitation Nursing
  • Travel Nursing

Clubs & Organizations

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