RN to BS in Nursing
The University of Phoenix RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing program is designed for professionals seeking to further develop their skills and receive a broad liberal arts and science education. Read more about the RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at University of Phoenix here.
Official Program Name:
RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing
School Offering Program:
University of Phoenix
Bachelor of Science
Students seeking to enroll in the University of Phoenix RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing program should have earned a high school diploma or the equivalent. Students must have a current RN license in order to practice in nursing, and to fulfill the clinical requirements of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program.
Professionals enrolled in the accredited RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at University of Phoenix have the opportunity to learn more about the science of nursing, nursing theories, and nursing roles. Topics addressed in the required course of study include health management and assessment, community health, ethical and legal responsibilities, and nursing research. The program also includes a 25-hour clinical experience, a capstone that provides a review of learned techniques and strategies, and an introductory course covering University resources and program expectations.
University of Phoenix is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association (www.ncahlc.org).
Online and On-campus
Program Length / Total Credits Required:
120 credits. The RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing program consists of a 41-credit required course of study, a 6-credit required elective, and general education and elective courses totaling the 120 credits needed to acquire this bachelor's degree. Residents of Kansas are required to complete 124 semester-credits.
Financial Aid Available:
Financial aid is available for those who qualify. Aid opportunities include federal and state financial aid, grants and loans, employer tuition reimbursement, internal and external scholarship sources, and access to other resources.
Required Courses for a RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing:
Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact University of Phoenix to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.
- HCS 301: Undergraduate Nursing Studies (2 credits)
- NUR 391: Professional Nursing Practice (3 credits)
- HCS 350: Health Care Communication (3 credits)
- NUR 403: Theories and Models of Nursing Practice (3 credits)
- NUR 427: Health and Disease Management (3 credits)
- NUR 440: Health Assessment and Promotion for Vulnerable Populations (3 credits)
- HCS 438: Statistical Applications (3 credits)
- NUR 443: Evidence-Based Nursing Research and Practice (3 credits)
- NUR 405: Healthy Communities: Theory and Practice (4 credits)
- NUR 408: Epidemiology: Global and Public Health (4 credits)
- HCS 478: Health Law and Ethics (3 credits)
- HCS 482: Health Care Informatics (3 credits)
- NUR 492: Senior Practicum: Leadership and Management (4 credits)
Furthering Your Education:
Graduates of the University of Phoenix RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing program could pursue a master's degree. They might seek to obtain a Master of Science in Nursing or a Master of Health Administration. A master's degree could prepare nursing professionals to assume supervisory, administrative, or leadership roles in this field.
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