Why Study Nursing?

Quick Facts

General Education Requirements: 38 hours

Associate of Applied Science courses: 30 transfer hours
Nursing Courses: 30 hours
Electives: 11 hours
Total: 120 hours*
*(includes courses transferred from R.N. program)

Full Program Requirements

As a registered nurse, you have committed your career to the compassionate service of healthcare. Now take the next step in your career with Governors State’s 100% Online R.N. to B.S.N. in Nursing. Online classes taught by readily available instructors are designed to advance your nursing education while giving you the flexibility needed as a nursing professional.

Coursework in the R.N. to B.S.N. program focuses on evidence-based care and health across the lifespan to prepare you to enter a broad range of nursing fields.

Reach your career goals.

With a focus on leadership and practice, the R.N. to B.S.N. program equips you with the skills and knowledge to pursue your area of professional interest, as well as continue your education in the pursuit of advanced roles in administration, research, consulting, and teaching.

Employment for nurses is projected to grow by 15% over the next decade (Bureau of Labor Statistics). Full-time students can complete the online R.N. to B.S.N. program in as little as 3 semesters. 

Accreditation

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program is accredited by the:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
(ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road. NE
Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326

Website: www.acenursing.org

Full Program Requirements

Full Program Requirements

You can find the complete guide to graduation requirements for your degree in our catalog.

Program Faculty

Program Faculty

Our favorable faculty-student ratios ensure lots of individual attention from our dedicated faculty members.

How to Apply

How to Apply

If you are ready to take the next step, you can create an account and apply here, or simply request more information about the programs of your choice.

Cost and Financial Aid

Cost and Financial Aid

Our tuition estimator helps you calculate your cost of attendance. Our Financial Aid Office is dedicated to helping you find ways to fund your education.

Scholarships

Scholarships

At GSU, many scholarships are available and can make your education even more affordable!

All Academic Programs

All Academic Programs

We offer many options for undergraduate degrees and minors, and even several 5-year programs that lead to completion of a Masters degree as well!

Student Life

Student Life

Student Clubs and Organizations at Governors State University enrich your educational experience, allowing you to gain and hone skills applicable to the classroom and life beyond. Click here to explore additional student resources.

On-campus Residence

On-campus Residence

Prairie Place, our on-campus housing, provides many options to accommodate the needs of our diverse student population.

Campus Location

Campus Location

If you have been wondering, "Where is Governors State University?" Learn more about our campus, and get directions to come visit us or take a virtual tour!

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