If you are a Registered Nurse, Athens State University’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program can help broaden your understanding of best practices in nursing and prepare you for leadership positions in a healthcare setting.
The RN to BSN program, which can be completed 100% online or on-campus, provides a flexible, convenient pathway to a bachelor’s degree that can be completed in as little as 15 months.
Cohorts begin each fall, spring and summer.
The RN to BSN curriculum prepares nurses to:
Provide quality care that promotes patient safety.
Employ the elements of evidence-based practice, including evaluating evidence and integrating best practices into patient care.
Integrate ethics and ethical practice into all aspects of nursing care.
Demonstrate an understanding of healthcare policy, finance, and regulatory environments, including policy development, disparities in healthcare, and social factors that affect healthcare.
Use interprofessional communication, collaboration, and relationship-building skills to improve patient health outcomes.
Implement health promotion and disease prevention strategies for individuals and populations.
Apply nursing, organizational, and systems leadership concepts across health care settings.
The Athens State University Bachelor of Science in Nursing prepares graduates for careers in a variety of healthcare settings, including hospitals, physicians’ offices, long-term care facilities, home healthcare companies, and more!
Careers could include:
Critical Care Nurse
Nurse Case Manager
Public Health Nurse
Emergency Room/Trauma Nurse
Minimum 36 earned transferable semester hours from regionally accredited institution(s) prior to term of admission
Minimum 2.0 cumulative transfer GPA on a 4.0 scale
Minimum 15 hours applicable to general education requirements
Eligible to return to previously attended colleges or universities
Current, unencumbered RN License
The University reserves the right to determine the applicability of any transfer credit toward the fulfillment of a student’s degree requirements at Athens State.