Nursing Online Bachelor's Degree
The Online RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program at American Public University System is designed to facilitate the immediate and lifelong professional development needs of Registered Nurses who earned an associate degree in nursing. Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), the curriculum reflects current nursing practice and the Institute of Medicine recommendations for nursing education.
Student learning is enhanced through interaction with respected faculty sharing diverse nursing experiences in both nursing education and clinical practice. Collaboration among students with varied personal and professional experiences and from different geographical areas enriches the learning environment.
Core Nursing Courses:
- Professional Transitions in Nursing
- Assessment, Evaluation and Clinical Decision-Making
- Caring for Today’s Veterans
- Integrated Pathophysiology and Clinical Pharmacology
- Science of Evidence-Based Practice
- Transformational Leadership and Cultures of Safety
- Emerging Scholarship and Trends in Healthcare
- Community Health
- Senior Seminar in Nursing Studies (Capstone)
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Please note that admission to this degree program requires that you already have successfully completed an associate degree in nursing or a nursing diploma from another institution and also hold a current/active RN license.
Degree Specific Admission Requirements are:
- Associate Degree in Nursing or Diploma in Nursing
- Active and unencumbered U.S. Registered Nursing license
The baccalaureate program at American Public University System is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, 202-887-6791.
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