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Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)

100% Online Accredited Degree Program

The online Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program for Registered Nurses provides the ideal educational opportunity for RN's who want to advance their education by earning a BSN in a convenient and flexible format.


RN to BSN Online

  • Next Start Date: August 20, 2018
  • Estimated Program Length: 16 Months*
  • Semester Hours: 48 Hours
  • Cost Per Semester Hour: $330

* Major coursework may be completed in as little as 16 months.

A nursing diploma or an Associate of Science degree with a major in nursing and a registered nurse license in the state of Tennessee (or multi-state) are required for enrollment.

The RN to BSN online degree program at King University is 48 semester hours comprised of science, liberal arts, and nursing courses, and major coursework may be completed in as little as 16 months.

With a total of 124 semester hours, the online degree is designed as a transformational learning experience leading to personal and professional skill development to meet the needs of registered nurses previously prepared at the ADN or diploma level. Additionally, the RN to BSN degree is delivered entirely online. However, clinical aspects of the NURS 4010 & 4210 courses involve participation in a community service assignment and implementing a change project in the work environment respectively. Our online courses are the same courses as those delivered on campus.

Accreditation:King CCNE logo

The baccalaureate degree in nursing, master’s degree in nursing and the Doctor of Nursing Practice degree at King University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791. The School of Nursing programs operate on an approval status with the Tennessee Board of Nursing, and are a member of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing.

Degree outcome:

Professional nurses who graduate from online BSN programs can increase their earnings and build their career in various areas of nursing and other related fields. Careers include:

  • Primary care nurse manager
  • Nursing staff development director
  • Nurse case manager
  • General registered nurse
  • Clinical nursing manager
  • Clinical audit manager
  • Hospice care program administrator
  • Nurse manager
  • Nursing director
  • Behavioral health program manager

*A total of 124 semester hours are required to graduate from King University. Students that need additional core and/or elective courses to fulfill the 124 semester hours may transfer those credits from another accredited institution or register for core and elective courses offered each semester through the Pathway and Quest programs at King University.

Graduation Requirement

Prior to graduation from King, a comprehensive general education assessment test is required. A pass or fail test, the Outcomes Assessment at King (OAK) becomes available in your student portal upon entering your last semester of classes. The OAK is comprised of 75 general education questions.

Take the next step in your career with King University Online!

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