Affordable, Online RN to BSN Degree
Our nursing degree (RN to BSN Program) helps you expand your professional opportunities and meets the employment qualifications and demand for nurses of the future. With our flexible course options, affordable tuition, and exclusive focus on adult students, students are able to achieve a BSN while balancing a full-time work schedule and other important life commitments.
Admissions RequirementsA conferred associate degree or diploma in nursing is required. If you are currently attending a community college in New Hampshire, consider our CCSNH Nursing Partnership.
We also offer a dual credit opportunity for our RN to BSN student, creating a high-quality, affordable, and efficient educational pathway to our MSN programs.
This program is available to students in New Hampshire and numerous states across the country. See Availability in Your State for full details.
A Program that Works for Working Nurses
Our online nursing program maximizes what you’ve learned through your previous associate or diploma nursing program. Additionally, it serves as a natural next step for those who have a bachelor’s and are looking to transition to a career in nursing.
- The Emerging U.S. Health Care System
- Law and Ethics for Healthcare and Human Services
- Evidence-Based Nursing
- Nursing Care of Populations
- Nursing Care of an Aging Population
- Nursing Implications of Genetics and Genomics
- The Nurse as Leader
Updated June 2021. See catalog for full list of course requirements, degree outcomes, and details related to the necessary health, character, and technical standards to succeed in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program.
Applications for admission are accepted on a rolling basis, offering the opportunity to begin studies at Granite State College at any term during the year.
Our admission criteria includes:
- Completion of our free, online application for admission
- High school diploma, completion of a high school education in a homeschool setting under state law, or demonstrate high school equivalency.
- Successful completion of one of the following exams will be required for demonstrating high school equivalency: the GED, HiSET, or TASC
Additional Criteria for full acceptance to the RN to BSN program
- License: an active RN license issued from the state where the student is currently practicing
- Education: Either (a) an associate degree in nursing from a regionally-accredited college or university, or (b) a nursing diploma earned from a school of nursing or teaching hospital
- Passing NCLEX-RN® Scores
Those who have not yet fulfilled the additional criteria can begin as a conditionally admitted student. During this time, you can take the following courses:
- Non-NUR courses
- NUR 602 Evidence-Based Nursing (Pre-requisite: statistics)
Academic Advisor approval is required for course registration to be processed.