Bachelor of Science in Nursing for the Registered Nurse
Graduates of the RN to BSN Nursing program through Liberty University Online are equipped with the critical thinking and leadership skills to advance their careers in all areas of nursing including medical missions and administration.
Many of our graduates have seen improved job opportunities such as nursing leadership and management. Many graduates of our RN-BSN program pursue graduate nursing education.
The convenience and flexibility of the eight-week course format provides registered nurses with the option to pursue a Bachelor of Science in Nursing for the Registered Nurse while maintaining their current nursing positions wherever they live. Students also benefit from having ready access to highly qualified and accomplished nursing faculty who provide ongoing support throughout the program and a quality Christ-centered education.
Students have valuable opportunities to connect with other nursing students through the online nursing program from a variety of specialty backgrounds throughout the nation and world. The majority of the students complete the RN-BSN program in about two years. Should you choose to further your education, Liberty University Online also offers online master's degree programs you may consider.
A new opportunity for students to visit campus and connect with other nursing students as well as nursing faculty is through an on campus intensive being offered in NURS 210, Health Assessment and NURS 325, Nursing Concepts. Upcoming fall intensives will be held in September and October.
A background check and RN Licensure verification will be completed while enrolled in the required first nursing course, Advanced Nursing Communication. There is a fee of $39.95 (additional charges may apply) associated with this requirement.
LU Online Problem States
Washington: The Liberty University RN-BSN program is currently not approved in the state of Washington. Students residing in the state of Washington interested in pursuing admittance into the RN-BSN program may proceed with the admittance process however full acceptance will be on hold until a decision has been received from the WA State Nursing Commission.
Criteria for Admission
In addition to general criteria for admission
RN licensure in state of residence, unencumbered without actual or pending sanctions
Graduate of an NLN accredited nursing program leading to an associate degree or hospital diploma
$340 per credit hour (based on full-time enrollment)
120 total hours
30 hours must be taken through Liberty
50% (26 hours) of major must be taken through Liberty
30 hours of upper-level course are a required part of the 120 total hours
Credit for Life Experience
Credit is given for RN licensure, and no challenge tests are required.