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Online Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program

As a registered nurse, you see the increasing demand for nurses with a bachelor’s degree by hospitals and other medical facilities. In order to advance your career, you will need to earn a B.S.N. With a hectic schedule and demands outside of work, you may be asking yourself when and how can I accomplish this and how much will it cost? 

Cumberland University's RN to B.S.N. degree program is convenient for the working nurse. Nurses with an Associate's Degree or Diploma in nursing, meeting the admissions requirements, will have the opportunity to continue working their current work schedule while finishing their BSN Degree. The RN-BSN program will prepare the RN with an education focused on: a) the future of the nursing profession, b) addressing current trends in healthcare, and c) providing a foundation for graduate education.

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Cumberland University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.  
The baccalaureate degree program in nursing is approved by the Tennessee Board of Nursing, 665 Mainstream Dr, Metro Center, Nashville, TN 37243; 615-532-5166.

Earn your R.N. to B.S.N. in as little as 12 months

  • Start your 100% online classes soon 
  • Learn at your own pace — there are no required login times
  • Network with other nurses — they are your classmates
  • Learn advanced skills through practical, targeted instruction that can be applied immediately on the job

The only difference with an online degree program is how you learn, not what you learn. You will earn the same, accredited R.N. to B.S.N. degree that employers want, but study when and where you want. In a nutshell, the program teaches: 

  • Foundations of nursing science
  • Improved clinical and assessment skills
  • Communication, critical-thinking, and decision-making skills
  • Leadership and management skills


Admission Requirements

  • $50 Application fee
  • Associate degree or diploma from a regionally accredited nursing program with a 2.0 GPA
  • Proof of current/valid, unencumbered, RN licensure within the student's state of residency
  • Official transcripts from all schools previously attended
  • ​Successful completion of the following program prerequisite courses
    - BIO 203
    - BIO 203L
    - BIO 213
    - BIO 214


  • For current tuition prices, please refer to catalog
  • More than 60% of our online R.N. to B.S.N. students receive financial aid
  • Employer tuition assistance accepted

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