RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Online)
Loyola's RN to BSN will enhance your practice as an RN and your career prospects, all while benefiting from the convenience and flexibility of online learning.
As a registered nurse, you already make a profound impact on the care and wellbeing of your patients, but having a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) degree can open up new career possibilities, enabling you to make an even greater difference in the lives of others and the healthcare field as a whole. Additionally, having a BSN is quickly becoming an advantage to entry for most nursing positions. Earning your BSN online now will prepare you for potential changes in the job market and provide you with job security.
RN to BSN Curriculumn
Flexible online BSN courses taught by experts.
Loyola University New Orleans offers a fully online RN to BSN program that is designed for working RNs, building on the preparation of nurse generalists and providing a solid foundation for graduate study. Our BSN degree consists of 120 credit hours (up to 75% of credits may be transferred in from previous coursework). The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Loyola University New Orleans is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education and offers a well-rounded curriculum that focuses on population health nursing, nursing research, nursing leadership, and nursing informatics.
RN - BSN Curriculum
60 practicum hours (45 community clinical hours; 15 simulation)
Loyola's online RN to BSN program consists of 120 credit hours, which includes:
- 51 credits of major courses
- 30 credits of Loyola core courses
- 23 credits of adjunct courses
- 16 credits of general elective courses
Download the BSN online degree program course listing to view the program requirements in a helpful worksheet format.
What can you do with a BSN?
Open the door to new opportunities
Loyola’s BSN degree online will prepare RNs for graduate study in an MSN or doctoral program, as well as improve both your career prospects and earning potential as a registered nurse. Additional opportunities and careers in nursing that are accessible to those with a BSN might include:
- Nurse Administrator
- Nurse Manager
- Charge Nurse
- School Nurse
- Hospice Nurse