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Bachelors of Science in Nursing-Completion

  • Duration
    2-year program for Registered Nurses (RNs) with an associate degree or diploma
  • Mode of Delivery
    Online coursework and precepted practicum learning experiences
  • Practice Setting
    Hospitals, clinics, community-based care, behavioral health


The Bachelor of Science in Nursing Completion (BSN-C) is an online option which provides advanced education for the graduate of an associate degree or diploma nursing program who has passed the NCLEX-RN and already has a nursing license. Basic knowledge and skills at the Associate of Science level are built upon and expanded in the BSN-C program option. The program of study combines didactic, lab, and clinical nursing experiences and general education courses. Students may pursue the BSN-C in a full-time or part-time capacity. The program is designed for completion in two years when taken in a full-time capacity.

Nursing Student Handbook

Program Goals

Intellectual Curiosity
  • Synthesize knowledge from the natural and social sciences, humanities, and nursing to provide and evaluate holistic nursing care.
  • Integrate the nursing process to assist families, groups, and communities with a variety of complex and critical health needs and problems.
  • Analyze the impact of past, current, and future trends and issues on the delivery of nursing care and healthcare organizations and systems.
Professional Practice
  • Incorporate evidence-based practice for delivering and evaluating nursing practice and outcomes.
  • Collaborate as a member of the interdisciplinary healthcare team to manage comprehensive care for individuals, families, groups, and communities.
  • Communicate professionally using interpersonal, oral, and written skills.
  • Evaluate health promotion, risk reduction, and disease prevention modalities for use in a variety of settings.
Caring for Self and Others
  • Integrate cultural care values (preservation, accommodation, restructuring) when providing nursing care to individuals, families, groups, and communities.
  • Evaluate nursing within the framework of regulatory and professional standards, values, and codes.
  • Integrate information technology into professional nursing practice.