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 and have a current, active and unencumbered license. Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), the curriculum reflects current nursing practice and the Institute of Medicine recommendations for nursing education.

The program focuses on the development of the professional nursing role in three primary areas: Practitioner, Scientist and Leader. Students work with faculty to implement and evaluate a professional development plan to improve critical thinking, clinical reasoning, oral and written communication comprehension of published research, and knowledgeable, skillful participation in organizational, community, and global health issues. The program builds a strong foundation for graduate study.

The baccalaureate program at American Public University System is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, (202) 887-6791.

Admission Requirements

To apply to this program, you must meet hold the following:

  • Associate degree in nursing or diploma in nursing
  • Current, active and unencumbered U.S. Registered Nursing (RN) license

Send your official transcripts to:

American Public University System
Attn: Document Services
10110 Battleview Parkway, Suite 114
Manassas, VA 20109

An admissions representative will be assigned to work with you and will contact you via email or phone to assist you with the enrollment process. Your admissions representative will also be reviewing documents verifying your Nursing License and will notify you when you have been admitted and can register for classes.

NOTE: Washington State Residents: The R.N. to B.S. in Nursing program is currently not open for admission to Washington residents.

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