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Online RN to BSN

Explore Flexible Pathways with MU’s Accredited RN to BSN Degree Online

CCNE Accredited

Focused Clinicals

Affordable Tuition

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  • Duration 1-2 years
  • Cost per Credit $400
  • Credit Hours 124

Program Benefits

  • Convenient online format
  • Learn from seasoned health care practitioners
  • Help with clinical placement

Expand Your Knowledge and Patient Care Skills

Advance your education and career with Methodist University’s online RN to BSN program.

Expand your knowledge with coursework covering professional practice, leadership, research, health policy, evidence-based practice, pathophysiology, public health, and an engaging capstone. A required elective course gives you the flexibility to further explore the areas of gerontology, women’s health, or critical care.

According to an AACN position statement, the growing challenges and complexities in health care require nurses to have an education that addresses these responsibilities. The AACN recognizes the BSN as the minimum educational requirement for professional nursing practice.

You can complete the Methodist University program in as little as one year to quickly advance your career.

Career Outlook: Join an Expanding Field

The American Association of Colleges of Nurses (AACN) has identified the BSN degree as the minimum educational requirement to practice nursing, and nurses graduating with a BSN are in high demand across practically all health care settings. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, registered nurse (RN) positions are expected to grow by 7% through 2029.1

Careers and Salaries

Curriculum: Build a Foundation in Patient Care

With a total of nine core degree courses, MU’s online RN to BSN curriculum explores topics that include evidence-based nursing practice, health policy, nursing leadership, and public health. As a student, you will be able to choose your plan of study with 1/3 elective courses.

The RN to BSN program at Methodist University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).

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Program Outcomes

Admissions Requirements

To apply for the online RN to BSN from Methodist University, you’ll need the following:

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Tuition Details

The RN to BSN online program costs $400 per semester hour. Credits from prior coursework typically fulfill 25-75% of the 124 s.h. required. A maximum of 64 s.h. may be accepted from two-year post-secondary institutions. Up to 93 s.h. may be accepted for transfer toward the degree.

Learn more about the affordability and value of your education at Methodist University. If you or a family member are a veteran or active-duty service member, visit our Military Support page.

Tuition and Fees

Why Study Online?

Enjoy an online learning environment that offers the same quality as in-person courses, including dedicated faculty members and an overall caring, friendly atmosphere for achieving your professional and personal goals.

You’ll also have access to all academic support services. That means you’ll get personalized assistance you need, such as access to the tutoring and writing centers. Experience a distinctive education in a flexible environment that fits your schedule.

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Financial Aid

You can earn a high-quality education from a private institution without worrying about the cost. As a Yellow Ribbon school and a university where 97% of students qualify for financial aid, Methodist is committed to affordability.

Learn more about federal student loans and grants, military benefits, and scholarship opportunities. We’re proud to make your goals as affordable as possible.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Have other questions not answered here? Request more information or call 910-212-4956.

You can complete the program in as little as one year.

The online RN to BSN is available in both part-time and full-time options. Call 910-212-4956 to speak with a knowledgeable counselor dedicated to personalizing your enrollment experience.

With more than 97% of students receiving significant financial aid, very few pay the full “sticker price” tuition fee of $49,600. The estimated $49,600 (prior to transfer credits and financial aid) does not include fees or other costs you may incur. A variety of scholarships are available for Methodist University’s online programs.

For more information about tuition, additional costs, and financial aid options, please visit our tuition page.

Yes, the online RN to BSN is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

To gain admission into the program, you must provide the following:

Learn more about the admissions process on our admissions page.

Yes! The online program accepts up to 93 transfer semester hours, pending departmental approval. A maximum of 64 semester hours of coursework may be accepted from two-year post-secondary institutions.

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Sources:

  1. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Registered Nurses, at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/registered-nurses.htm (visited December 14, 2020).