Registered Nurse (RN) to BSN

Degree Information

  • Application Deadline:
    March 1
  • Program Start:
    August - Fall
  • Locations Available:
    Lawton, OKC, Tulsa
  • Length of Program:
    Full-time - 9 months (2 sem)
    Part-time - 2 years (4 sem)
  • Credit Hours:
    60 semester hours
    (30 nursing advanced standing hours, 30 by enrollment to be completed within the program)
  • Prerequisites Required:
    67 credit hours
  • Degree Awarded:
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
  • Part-Time Study Available?

About the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN): RN to BSN Program

The Career Mobility RN to BSN program is a flexible degree program for individuals who are working as registered nurses and want to earn a bachelor’s degree in nursing. The nursing curriculum is 60 credit hours, with 30 hours earned through advanced standing and 30 by enrollment to be completed within the program. Designed to be completed in just nine months (two semesters) of full-time study from August to May or two years (four semesters) of part-time study, the RN to BSN program offers Saturday classes and internet-based coursework to accommodate working nurses. Graduates from this program receive a BSN degree .

The Baccalaureate Programs at the Fran and Earl Ziegler College of Nursing, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center are fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing.


Terminal Program Objectives

Upon successful completion of the University of Oklahoma College of Nursing Baccalaureate Degree Program the graduate will be prepared to:

  1. Provide entry-level safe, competent, ethical care to culturally diverse individuals, families and populations across health care settings and across the lifespan.
  2. Function effectively as a member of the Nursing Profession and as a member of an interdisciplinary healthcare team.
  3. Practice professional nursing based on current evidence.
  4. Assume accountability for evaluation and improvement of nursing practice.
  5. Integrate the safe and confidential use of information technology and health care technology into one’s practice as a professional nurse.
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