Earn your RN-BSN Online

Take your career to the next level through our world-class BSN program tailored around your schedule.

Whether you’re looking to advance your career in the nursing field or meeting the requirements of your existing position, Ashland University’s value-driven, flexible BSN degree is designed to get you where you need to be with unparalleled individual attention and guidance.

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RN to BSN Online Nursing Program

Take Your Career to the Next Level

As a registered nurse, you have a lot on your plate. Especially now. The nursing profession has never been more important to our collective future than it is now. You’re working hard doing everything that’s asked of you, and we understand those demands. Taking that next step toward your BSN can seem daunting, but our fully online program is designed by nurse practitioners and educators to be extremely individualized to you personally and built to fit your busy schedule as a working nurse to ensure your success. Along with your coursework, you’ll also have the opportunity to apply the latest, cutting-edge medical theories to your daily challenges and maximize your future success.

RN to BSN Online

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing online program, through its 27 course hours, prepares RNs to practice the art and science of professional nursing. In this program, nursing majors are introduced to:

  • Exploring the nursing theoretical knowledge base
  • Examining research for evidence-based practice
  • Focusing on international perspectives in healthcare
  • Applying the nursing process to families and patients in a practical, community setting
  • Exploring the role of nurse as a leader and manager
  • Investigating the role of nurses in legal, ethical and political settings
  • Nursing majors will learn technical and clinical skills needed for working with patients and their families in a variety of settings.

Ashland University's RN to BSN

Ashland University established its RN to BSN program in 1980. The RN-BSN program is 100% online, prepares students for a leadership role in healthcare, and provides a solid foundation for graduate studies.

This program is also regularly ranked as one of the top online nursing programs in the country.

Benefits of the RN to BSN

Benefits of the RN to BSN

What to Expect from the RN to BSN Program

After completing the necessary course work, you’ll be fully equipped to synthesize knowledge from nursing and a liberal arts education as the basis for clinical judgment, reflective practice and decision making. You’ll know how to incorporate professional standards in the practice of nursing, valuing integrity, caring, accountability, respect and excellence in nursing practice.

You’ll learn how to collaborate with patients and health professionals to develop and implement culturally appropriate health promotion, disease prevention and illness care methods. You’ll also learn to incorporate effective communication and collaboration skills to form partnerships to provide care and to promote positive outcomes to a diverse society in a global context, along with taking your career to the next level.

About Ashland University

Founded in 1878, Ashland University continues to have a rich tradition as a private, comprehensive institution preparing students for exciting, impactful professions and careers. Your success is our goal, not just while you are a student but for the rest of your life as a member of the Eagle family.

We place a great emphasis on the importance of each member of our community. The phrase “Accent on the Individual ” has been our motto for many years and characterizes well the nature and content of both the online and campus environment.

We promise to teach you how to think, not what to think. We promise to work with you to create an individualized plan for your future, and we promise you an affordable education. We promise you will be guided by mentors invested in you as an individual. They will, within a diverse community of respect, design personalized transformative experiences to develop you as a person who works, serves and leads with integrity. And we promise you a lifelong commitment as we continue to help you discern your life calling and make a positive impact on your family, community and the world at large.

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