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RN to BSN Completion Program
(Bachelor of Science in Nursing)

The Waldorf University RN to BSN completion program gives registered nurses an opportunity to capitalize on their prior nursing experience in the completion of the Bachelor of Science degree in nursing. With a focus on relevant topics in today's health care industry such as evidence-based practice, legal and ethical issues, leadership and management for nurses, community health and more, this degree program provides a well-rounded curriculum for RNs who are seeking more from their current career.

Waldorf's RN to BSN degree program is a post-licensure completion program that requires students to have a current RN license for admission. This program is not designed to lead to additional licensure or certification upon graduation. Please see additional information regarding professional licensure for this program

Benefits of Earning Your BSN as a RN

The RN to BSN completion program at Waldorf University can help you stand out from the crowd and elevate your practice.

*The 2017 National Nursing Workforce Survey. Journal of Nursing Regulation

RN to BSN Degree Requirements

  • Completion of the core curriculum and the curriculum for the major, totaling 120 credits. Students have the ability to transfer in up to 90 credit hours.
  • 2.50 cumulative grade point average for non-nursing courses completed at Waldorf University
  • Minimum of 36 upper-division credit hours

The RN-BSN completion program for a BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN NURSING at Waldorf University is pursuing initial accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. Applying for accreditation does not guarantee that accreditation will be granted.

Prefix Number Course Credit
Waldorf Required RN-BSN Completion Program Courses* 30
NUR 3010 Professional Concepts in Nursing 3
NUR 3020 Advanced Community Health Assessment 3
NUR 4030 Management and Leadership Principles for Nurse Leaders 3
NUR 4040 Population Based Nursing 3
NUR 4050 Faculty Guided Wellness Experience 3
NUR 4060 Principles of Teaching and Learning in the Healthcare Environment 3
NUR 4070 Evidence Based Practice in Nursing 3
NUR 4080 Legal and Ethical Issues in Nursing 3
NUR 4090 Nursing Capstone 3
REL 4035 Life, Meaning, Vocation (required) 3
Nursing Transferred Credits  
NUR 101 Nursing Experience (Nursing courses completed during associate degree or diploma program.)
Nursing Credits accepted for transfer
General Education (Including Arts & Humanities) Transfer Credits 54
Grand Total Hours for Degree 120

Numbers in bold indicate total credits for each requirement.

*Additional courses to meet the 120 credits requirements for the RN-BSN completion program will be determine based on transcript evaluation.