RN to BSN online
If you are an RN and want to take the next step in your career, Concordia's online RN to BSN program allows you to finish your BSN degree in as little as 18 months, while you work.
Our accelerated nursing program is completely online, giving you the flexibility you need to earn your BSN degree without putting the rest of your life on hold. Start dates are offered throughout the year, allowing you to begin at any time.
If you're looking to streamline your MSN or DNP degree after completing your BSN, Concordia offers several post-BSN graduate nursing degrees. The best part? Our alumni save with Uncommon Scholarships.
MIn CUW Credits36
Max Transfer credits84
Months to graduation18-24
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RN to BSN program features
Finish your degree from the comfort of your own home with no on-campus requirement. Courses are typically in an accelerated 8-week format with a few exceptions.
Not only can you keep working while earning your BSN, but you can also complete the required clinical hours where you work as an RN. No need to jump through hoops to find a different clinical placement.
Since you're allowed to transfer in up to 84-credits, we work with you to customize your degree based on the classes and the credits you need. Typically students can finish their required CUW credits in 18-24 months.
Flex Pay Flat Rate
A BSN you can afford
Our convenient payment options make completing your BSN with Concordia more affordable than ever. Flex Pay allows you to break tuition into automatic monthly payments, and with Flat Rate, the more undergraduate credits you take, the more you save.
- 1-5 credits = $512 per credit
- 6-11 credits = $2,700 per term
- 12-18 credits = $5,400 per term
Frequently asked BSN questions
No specific experience is required, but you do need to be employed as an RN to complete the clinical requirements at your place of employment.
This program is only for nurses who hold an RN license. If you have a bachelor's degree in another field, check out our second degree ABSN program.
Yes. You can apply as a non-degree student and begin taking the liberal arts core courses. You will not be eligible for financial aid or nursing major courses until you complete your ADN and RN license and apply as a degree-seeking student for the RN to BSN completion program.
RN to .... What's next?
Are you thinking RN to MSN? Or RN to DNP? After graduating from Concordia's online RN to BSN completion program, we have multiple options for you to streamline the path to your graduate nursing degree.
Are you wanting to become a Nurse Practitioner in a primary care setting? Or move out of clinical practice and begin your career as a Nurse Educator or Informaticist? Do you want to earn your master's or your doctorate?
Concordia's flexible graduate nursing pathways make streamlining your RN to MSN or RN to DNP easy, and if you completed your BSN with us, that makes you an alumnus. Concordia Alumni are eligible for our Uncommon Scholarships.
Graduate Nursing Degrees
Concordia offers two NP degree concentrations: Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) and Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AGNP). You may choose to earn an MSN or post-BSN to DNP. The required 720 clinical hours are broken up over the course of the program so you'll graduate ready to work in a clinical or primary care setting.
Nurse informaticists make informed decisions, increase the quality of care for patients, and optimize healthcare systems all by leveraging data and integrating healthcare technologies into nursing. This 31-credit program can be completed in just 2 years and requires a 200-hour informatics residency as part of your capstone.
The nurse educator track prepares you to teach and empower other nurses. Our program is learner-centered, so you'll be able to draw on your own experience as you prepare to teach in either a clinical or academic setting. Choose to complete your degree in 3- or 4-years, or pair your nurse educator MSN with a Doctorate in Education.