Online Nursing Degree (RN to BSN Online) Advance Your Career: RN to BSN Online

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100% online,* 8-week courses

Transfer in up to 75% of the degree total – includes 39 credits for RN licensure

Like you, Liberty University is dedicated to pursuing excellence in everything we do. That’s why our RN to BSN degree is one of the leading online nursing programs providing licensed, practicing registered nurses the opportunity to finish their education 100% online. Our online RN to BSN degree’s curriculum builds on your knowledge and experience to help you grow in critical thinking, leadership, and clinical skills.

Whether you are seeking to advance in your current role or explore other areas like community health nursing, our online nursing program is designed to equip you with the knowledge and training you need to excel.

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master’s degree program in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice program, and the postgraduate APRN certificate program at Liberty University School of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).

*Some exclusions apply. Please refer to our exclusions page for more information.


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What Sets Us Apart?

  • Private Nonprofit University
  • 600+ Online Degrees
  • No Standardized Testing for Admission
  • Transfer in up to 75% of an Undergrad Degree
  • Transfer in up to 50% of a Grad/Doctoral Degree

With an RN license, you will receive a minimum of 39 hours of transfer credit to help you complete our industry-leading RN to BSN degree. Our online nursing programs are taught by nursing professionals with real-world clinical experiences in leadership settings. Our RN to BSN degree is offered completely online, allowing you to remain active with your job, family, and community without the worry of having to take courses on campus.

As you’re considering pursuing an online nursing program, you’re probably wondering if it is worth your time and effort. What is it, you ask, that will make your degree credible and valuable?

Liberty University is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). Earning your degree from us means that you’re receiving your education from a school that is well-respected and recognized among employers and other higher education institutions.

Additionally, Liberty’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). You can rest assured knowing that your degree has met the rigorous accreditation standards needed to provide you with a top-of-the-line RN to BSN curriculum.

In addition to our regional and programmatic accreditation, you’ll be learning from expert nursing professionals. Each of our faculty members has on-the-job experience in their respective fields. That means by partnering with us, you’ll learn from men and women who have worked hands-on in the medical field as professional nurses. They can bring their experiential knowledge to the virtual classroom throughout your studies.

Furthermore, this degree program offers you something that not all nursing programs do: a 100% online structure. As an RN, you’ll have real-world experience heading into our nursing bachelor degree online – meaning that you won’t have to worry about completing practicums. One course in this RN to BSN online requires community-based clinical observation hours, but you will be able to remain committed to your job, family, and community as you pursue your BSN degree at Liberty.

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master’s degree program in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice program, and the postgraduate APRN certificate program at Liberty University School of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).

Licensure requirements may vary and are subject to change without notice. View your state’s requirements here: licensure/certification requirements.

Accreditation

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master’s degree program in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice program, and the postgraduate APRN certificate program at Liberty University School of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).

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Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
Liberty University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, bachelor’s, master’s, specialist, and doctoral degrees.


For questions about the accreditation of Liberty University, please contact:
Commission on Colleges
1866 Southern Ln.
Decatur, GA 30033-4097
(404) 679-4500

Inquiries about the institution itself, such as admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc., should be addressed directly to Liberty University.


Our students’ career goals vary, and that is why our online nursing programs are such a great fit. Our faculty members have practiced in cardiac care, critical care, emergency medicine, med-surg, oncology, research, as nurse practitioners, and in just about every specialty the field of nursing touches in a clinical and administrative setting. Their vast years of experience and our rigorous curriculum can help you use your own experiences to grow in practice and leadership. 

By transferring your RN license into Liberty’s BSN, the majority of your industry-standard nursing courses can be satisfied. Your remaining nursing courses focus on field leadership, research, and health strategies essential to your success as a nurse. These courses can also be helpful for you if you later decide to pursue nurse management positions or an advanced nursing degree down the road. 

This RN to BSN online degree is designed to build on the experience you have gained as an RN. In our degree, you will study microbiology, chemistry for health sciences professionals, statistics, biomedical ethics, general psychology, and developmental psychology. In addition, this RN to BSN degree covers advanced nursing communication and strategies for community health care. 

Your RN license has equipped you with a knowledge of medical terminology, the fundamentals of nursing, strategies for adult health care, pharmacology, and the childbearing family. This RN to BSN degree adds to that by covering advanced nursing communication, and strategies for community health care. 

Our online RN to BSN program also explores post-licensure population health, leadership in nursing, nursing management, and the advanced concepts of nursing practice. Upon successful completion of our BSN nursing degree, you can feel confident and prepared to pursue positions of added responsibility in a profession that encapsulates your calling – caring for the health of people like you.  

It is important to note that transferring your RN license into our BSN degree can satisfy many of the credit hour requirements aforementioned and listed on the degree completion plan, which is linked below. For more information on which courses your RN license may satisfy, please contact Academic Advising at 800-424-9595

Degree Completion Plan (PDF)


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Not sure what to choose?

Speak to one of our admissions specialists to help you choose the program that best fits your needs.

Your success is our success, which is why we’re committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. Liberty’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing has a reduced tuition rate of $330 per credit hour for part- or full-time!

To continue our mission of providing affordable education, electronic textbooks are provided for all undergraduate courses at no cost to you. As a full-time student, this could save you an estimated $800-2,000 per year on textbooks!

RN to BSN $330/Credit
Military Undergraduate $250/Credit

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Military

Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe.

Who May Qualify?

  • Active Duty
  • Reserve/National Guard
  • Veterans/Retirees
  • Spouses of Service Members and Veterans/Retirees
  • Current Department of Defense Employees

Available Benefits:

  • Tuition discounts – $250 per credit hour for undergraduate courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who service in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $565 per course)*
  • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)
  • Potential college credit for military training

*Not applicable to certificates.