RN to BSN

Let Newman University help you open up your career opportunities with a baccalaureate degree in nursing. Receive transfer credit for your associate degree work and move at your own pace in an entirely on-line program. Affordable options are available for furthering your education. The RN to BSN Online program offers a private setting with small classes that result in high faculty-student interaction. Call 316-942-4291 ext. 2266 or click "Request more info" below for an appointment.

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Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing
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The Nursing profession provides a wide range of diversity in terms of work settings. The Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing program at Newman provides the foundational stepping stone for graduate school. Many graduates further their education as Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners in the Clinical Nurse Specialist, Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Anesthetist and Nurse Midwife roles.

Newman nursing graduates have gone onto graduate school in the Clinical Nurse Specialist, Nurse Practitioner and Nurse Anesthetist roles.

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Recently national attention has again focused on educational mobility within nursing. The constantly changing health care environment and globalization necessitate higher educational levels to care for complex patient populations. A baccalaureate education in nursing opens up broader career options and a stepping stone to graduate education. The Newman RN to BSN programs provides seamless transition and program flexibility.

Students graduating from an NLN or CCNE accredited nursing school in Kansas may articulate into Newman University's RN to BSN program having met their general education requirements with the exception of 6 hours of philosophy and 6 hours of theology.

The BSN Programs at Newman University are in compliance with the Kansas Nursing Articulation Plan. Associate degree nursing graduates and diploma graduates may receive up to 33 hours of credit for nursing courses completed in their basic program. Refer to the Articulation Plan for specific information.

Graduates of a nationally accredited associate degree nursing program will need to complete the RN to BSN prerequisites and meet University core requirements. For more information or an advising appointment please contact Assistant Professor of Nursing and RN to BSN Online Program Coordinator Nancy Lugo-Baez, MSN,RN.

 

Online Delivery Method

Students enrolled in the RN to BSN Online program will complete coursework using technology that includes media-rich features that enhance faculty presentations, student interactions and learning opportunities. Web-based group interactions will also be utilized. The program is also structured to prevent the repetition of foundation nursing courses, and to allow students to move through the program at their own pace.

Accreditation Information

The BSN program is approved by the Kansas State Board of Nursing and is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW Suite 530, Washington D.C., 20036-1120. Accreditation extends through 2019. Newman University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.