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Program Overview

Offered 100% online, Oral Roberts University’s online RN-to-BSN program equips Registered Nurses, with an *Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN), to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing in as little as 12 months!  You will graduate with a deeper appreciation for the “calling to care” and acquire new nursing competencies that strengthen your ability to serve others.  

How will an R.N. to B.S. in Nursing program advance my career?

This innovative program will prepare you to develop fully in the nursing profession, enhance your skills and abilities, and prepare you for career mobility. More than this, our commitment to educating your whole person—mind, body, and spirit—can truly set you apart. You will discover new dimensions of the nursing profession that greatly impacts your patients. 

Having earned the Bachelor of Science in Nursing, you will also be ready for your next step: Pursuing the Master of Science in Nursing also offered through ORU Online. 

What distinct courses will I take?

To complete the RN-to-BSN, you will take various courses such as:

  • Determinants of Health
  • Evidence-Based Practice
  • Health Informatics
  • Community Heath
  • Nursing Leadership

*A Registered Nurse with an Associate Degree in Nursing or an Associate of Applied Science in Nursing must complete all prerequisite courses prior to admission to upper-level nursing courses required for the BSN degree. All general education requirements must be met prior to the degree being awarded (see degree plan).

How long will it take me to graduate?

This program is 121 credit hours. The program allows up to 90 transfer credits from your Associate Degree and other science or humanities courses you have taken. You could complete this degree in as little as 12 months when you enroll full-time. We consider full-time enrollment for this program as 7 credit hours per 7-week term with 6 terms per year.

How much does this program cost?

Tuition and fees to complete our program could cost you as little as $13,364. Our affordable tuition means your finances go further. In addition, many students benefit from financial aid and our interest-free payment plan. To view ORU tuition and fee details, click here

Any other reasons to complete my degree online with ORU? 

  • You’ll graduate on time with a team of Success Coaches who’ll walk with you every step of the way.
  • You can begin classes ASAP with year-round terms and direct access to our friendly admissions team.
  • Fit classes into your schedule so you can balance work and family commitments.
  • Academic support with easy access to caring professors and helpful learning resources.
  • Access classes anytime and anywhere with our mobile-friendly and user-friendly online platform.
  • ORU Online is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and utilizes the same world-class curriculum as traditional courses.

Ask us about our introductory Online Strategies class that will jump-start your journey. Experience what students around the world have gained earning a degree with ORU Online.

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