RN-to-BSN Online

Tuition
Tution

At Washburn, a quality education is affordable! We offer the same great tuition for both in-state and out-of-state students.

Curriculum Plans

  • Courses are taught in 8-week sessions with at least one week break. 
  • There is NO expiration date on earned academic credit.
  • NO on-campus residency required.
  • 32 credit hours in the nursing major.
  • Fully online!
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Part-time Program Option

Session 1 - 8 weeks
NU-103 Power Up: Success for Online Learners 1 hr.
IL-170 Library Research Strategies 1 hr.
NU-301 Applied Pharmacology for RNs 2 hrs.
Session 2 - 8 weeks
EN-300 Advanced College Writing for Nurses 3 hrs.
NU-321 Professional Transformation 1 hr.
Session 3 - 8 weeks
NU-317 Applied Health Assessment for RNs I 2 hrs.
NU-323 Applied Pathophysiology for RNs I 2 hrs.
Session 4 - 8 weeks
NU-319 Applied Health Assessment for RNs II 2 hrs.
NU-327 Applied Pathophysiology for RNs II 2 hrs.
Session 5 - 8 weeks
NU-329 Introduction to Nursing Informatics 2 hrs.
NU-341 Evidence-based Nursing 2 hrs.
Session 6 - 8 weeks
NU-451 Leadership & Health Policy 2 hrs.
NU-463 Quality & Safety in Healthcare 2 hrs.
Session 7 - 8 weeks
NU-467 Clinical Prevention & Population Health Management/Practicum
Project Practicum - 45 hours
4 hrs.
Session 8 - 8 weeks
NU-495 Leadership Capstone Seminar/Practicum
Project Practicum - 45 hours
4 hrs.

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Full-time Program Option

Session 1 - 8 weeks
NU-103 Power Up: Success for Online Learners 1 hr.
IL-170 Library Research Strategies 1 hr.
NU-301 Applied Pharmacology for RNs 2 hrs.
Session 2 - 8 weeks
NU-321 Professional Transformation 1 hr.
EN-300 Advanced College Writing for Nurses 3 hrs.
Session 3 - 8 weeks
NU-317 Applied Health Assessment for RNs I 2 hrs.
NU-323 Applied Pathophysiology for RNs I 2 hrs.
NU-329 Introduction to Nursing Informatics 2 hrs.
Session 4 - 8 weeks
NU-319 Applied Health Assessment for RNs II 2 hrs.
NU-327 Applied Pathophysiology for RNs II 2 hrs.
NU-341 Evidence-based Nursing 2 hrs.
Session 4 - 8 weeks
NU-451 Leadership & Health Policy 2 hrs.
NU-467 Clinical Prevention & Population Health Management/Practicum
Project Practicum - 45 hours
4 hrs.
Session 5 - 8 weeks
NU-463 Quality & Safety in Healthcare 2 hrs.
NU-495 Leadership Capstone Seminar/Practicum
Project Practicum - 45 hours
4 hrs.

Apply Now

What is an Online Course Like?

Our online courses are interactive and designed to keep you engaged through:

  • Case studies
  • Videos
  • Online presentations
  • Simulation software
  • Small group discussions
  • Team projects
  • Virtual class sessions
  • One-on-one meetings with the instructor
  • Pair & share activities

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Tuition

At Washburn, a quality education is affordable!

  • $335 per credit hour
  • $10,050 program total for tuition

Additional costs include application fees, verified credentials, graduation fees, and books.  Discount tuition is also available for employees or members of partnering health systems, associations, and corporations.  Learn more about our partner relationships by emailing RNBSN@washburn.edu.


Outstanding Practicing Faculty

We have outstanding faculty who are practicing in the field. They understand your needs and the current environment.

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What do you need to get started?

Let us evaluate your transcript with a complimentary review! Send your unofficial transcripts via fax to 785-670-1032 - Attention: RNBSN Director; or send them via email to:

RNBSN@washburn.eduTranscript Evaluation Request Form
Earn TeamSTEPPS Certification
TeamSTEPPS logo

With real-world application in mind, you'll earn your certificate in TeamSTEPPS as part of this unique RN-to-BSN program.

Learn more about TeamSTEPPS
Earn IHI Certification
Institute for Healthcare Improvement

Included in the RN-to-BSN curriculum, the IHI Open School brings you essential training and tools in an online, educational community to help you and your team deliver excellent, safe care.

Institute for Healthcare Improvement - Open School