Career Opportunities and Earning Potential
According to the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, approximately 44 percent of hospitals and other healthcare employers require new nurses to possess a BSN degree, while employers overall express a “strong preference” for nurses with BSNs.
BSN nurses have better professional opportunities, enhanced credibility, and increased earning potential. They are also eligible for multiple opportunities, including direct patient care, educator, management, and public health nursing, and may specialize in various inpatient/outpatient services.
Location: Central Campus
Degree:Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-to-BSN)
Duration: One year, after core courses
BSN Information Sessions
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing ( ACEN) Status
Effective November 25, 2020, this nursing program is a candidate for initial accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing. This candidacy status expires on November 25, 2022.
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
Note: Upon granting of initial accreditation by the ACEN Board of Commissioners, the effective date of initial accreditation is the date on which the nursing program was approved by the ACEN as a candidate program that concluded in the Board of Commissioners granting initial accreditation.
RN-to-BSN End of Program Outcomes
- Promote the practice of professional nursing through advocacy and leadership activities while functioning within the nurse’s legal and ethical scope of practice.
- Synthesize comprehensive assessment data to identify problems, formulate goals, and develop plan(s) of care for patients, families, populations, and communities using evidence-based practice and published research.
- Formulate goals and outcomes using an evidenced-based and theoretical analysis of available data to reduce patient and community risk..
- Integrate the use of multiple referral resources and technology in monitoring and promoting quality health care by considering cost, effectiveness and efficiency of care, continuity and continuum of care, and health promotion, maintenance, and restoration.