RN to BSN Online Program | Kent State University

RN-to-BSN Online

Developed specifically for RNs with a diploma or associate degree, Kent State's Nursing for Registered Nurses program (RN-to-BSN) will allow you to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing in a 100% online format from one of the nation's most distinguished nursing programs.

This program is CCNE-accredited, available both part-time and full-time, and can be completed 100% online in as little as 12 months. Our expert faculty and administrators will work closely with you to equip you to meet the future challenges of professional nursing and influence the future of health care. The robust RN-to-BSN curriculum develops many highly sought-after nurse leaders.

You may be eligible to transfer up to 33 nursing credits from your associate degree or diploma program.

Download the FREE Transfer Evaluation Request Form (.PDF) to find out how many of your credits will transfer.

Why Kent State? We offer you:

  • Individual advising, program planning and guidance by experienced academic advisors
  • 100% online courses
  • A newly reduced tuition rate – now only $400 per credit hour
  • A free transfer credit evaluation before you apply
  • Rolling admissions - you may start in the fall, spring, or summer
  • Seven-week courses
  • Many doctorally-prepared faculty
  • An individualized capstone project to enhance your nursing career or acute care practice

Begin Your Transformation

Discover why Kent State's RN-to-BSN program is right for you. Enrollment advisors can be reached at 330-672-7950.

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In order to be compliant with federal and state laws related to online education and consumer protection, as well as State professional licensure/certification regulations, Kent State University may not be able offer online programs to students residing in certain states. In addition, some state laws may impose limitations that could affect a program of study, including inability to offer clinical practicum courses. Since these regulations undergo continuous updates (1) non-Ohio residents interested in pursuing any College of Nursing online program are advised to consult with their State licensing/certification agency and official Kent State information on state authorization before applying to this program (2) any student that is planning to move or practice in a different state after having been admitted to either the RN BSN, MSN or DNP programs must immediately inform the Office of Student Services at 330-672-7911 to determine whether or not he/she can continue in the program.