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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 and taking courses online:

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

Did you know?

  • According to the 2017 National Nursing Workforce survey “many professional practice settings, including Magnet hospitals and academic health centers, now require or prefer the baccalaureate degree for specific nursing role.*
  • Thus, BSN holders are prepared for a broader role and are more preferred

Taking courses online allow:

  • 24/7 access to class content
  • Eliminates the need to schedule time off from work to attend face to face classes.
  • Facilitates self-paced learning
  • Allows for review of lessons material multiple times during the term at the student’s convenience

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
General Education and Core Requirements 54
Waldorf Required RN-BSN Completion Program Courses 30
NUR 3010 Professional Concepts in Nursing* 3
NUR 3020 Advanced Health Assessment 3
NUR 4030 Leadership and Management Principles for Nurses* 3
NUR 4040 Population Based Nursing 3
NUR 4050 Faculty Guided Wellness Experience* 3
NUR 4060 Teaching in Health Care* 3
NUR 4070 Evidence Based Practice 3
NUR 4080 Legal and Ethical Issues 3
NUR 4090 Nursing Capstone* 3
REL 4035 Life, Meaning, and Vocation 3

* Courses to be completed in combination with approved practicum experience in the community or place of employment.

Associate Degree/Diploma Program Transferred Nursing Credit 36
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.