As more and more nursing roles require a BSN degree, job candidates with a bachelor's degree in nursing will be more competitive and have more opportunities during their careers.
The RN to BSN program at BGSU prepares you to care for a diverse patient population across various healthcare settings.
The curriculum is designed to add depth of understanding and context to your existing knowledge as an RN.
- Learn new frameworks for nurse leadership and management.
- Explore how national healthcare policy affects nursing practice.
- Stay up to date with evidence-based practice methods.
- Sharpen your clinical judgment, critical thinking and communication skills.
- Strengthen your management and teaching abilities.
- Prepare to educate future nurses.
Degree completion requirements
The RN to BSN program is 30 credit hours. It can be completed in as little as three semesters or at a slower pace to fit your lifestyle.
You will be awarded transfer credit for previous college courses that match the BG Perspective (General Education) and support course requirements.
A total of 122 credit hours are required to graduate from Bowling Green State University with a BSN. A student must remain in good academic standing with a GPA of at least 2.0 to graduate from the RN to BSN program.
A grade of “C” or greater must be earned in all RN to BSN core classes for graduation.
- Advanced Assessment and Health Promotion
- Nursing Leadership and Quality Improvement
- Research and Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing
- Informatics in Healthcare
- Transcultural Health Care
- Policies in Healthcare
BGSU is the only university in Ohio and one of just nine in the nation to earn the Quality Matters Online Learner Support certificate for all of our seven-week online programs. The certificate recognizes that our programs provide the critical services needed for student success and that we use student feedback to continuously improve those services.
Updated: 02/16/2024 02:29PM