Take your nursing career to the next level

If you’re a registered nurse who wants to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree from the Indiana University School of Nursing, the RN to BSN track is for you. Designed for working nurses, the track’s flexible curriculum prepares you to be a professional in acute and long-term care, community settings, home care, and other nontraditional settings. It also provides a foundation for leadership positions and graduate study. All coursework is online, allowing you to complete the degree wherever you live.

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To be eligible to apply to the RN to BSN track, you must have a nursing diploma or an Associate of Science in Nursing degree from a program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nursing. You also must hold a current, unrestricted RN license in the state in which you are practicing. You can apply at any time to the IU campus that is closest to your residence.

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Plan of study

The RN to BSN track requires the completion of a minimum of 120 credit hours of coursework that includes general education and nursing courses. All coursework is online, with options to complete the program in 12, 18, or 24 months after you’ve completed your general education coursework. Once you begin taking the required nursing courses, you must complete all your coursework within four years.

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