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RN-to-BSN Online

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!
  • Tuition $10,720
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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.

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Earn More With a RN-to-BSN degree from Washburn

TeamSTEPPS logo TeamSTEPPS Certification
With real-world application in mind, you'll earn your certificate in TeamSTEPPS as part of this unique RN-to-BSN program.
IHI Logo IHI Open School - Basic Certificate in Quality & Safety
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.

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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