100% Online RN to BSN

Online RN to BSN

Receive Your First Nursing Course Free

Ohio University’s award-winning online RN to BSN program is designed for registered nurses seeking to advance their careers through a bachelor’s degree in nursing. As a thank you for your dedicated service, we are offering the first nursing course free for spring 2023 start dates*. There's never been a better time to prepare for the next step in your career!

This flexible online format allows you to pace your classes to fit your life and career. Prior college credits often transfer, allowing you to finish your degree more quickly.

Ohio University is ranked the top college in Ohio for online education by Newsweek.

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What courses will you take?

The RN to BSN online curriculum is composed of courses in biology, chemistry, nutrition, sociology, psychology, nursing, and more.

Course list

Transferring Credits

The RN to BSN program is designed for students who have completed an associate degree in nursing. Find information on transferring your credits.

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Career Opportunities

RN to BSN graduates are prepared to be highly competent caregivers, healthcare leaders and scholars who are grounded in a sense of inquiry and committed to human care within a climate of diversity. The fully online degree format allows for flexibility in the pursuit of a bachelor’s degree in nursing without disrupting your career.

Flexible Online Format

With asynchronous coursework and flexible advising, students can complete their degree on their own schedule. Take a full load and finish the degree in four semesters, or pace your courses to fit your life and career.

Admission Requirements

  • Associate degree or diploma in Nursing
  • Grade point average of 2.0 or higher
  • Resident with an active unencumbered RN license in Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Nevada, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, Washington, D.C., or West Virginia -- this includes temporary licenses obtained in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Learn more about eligibility for admission into the RN to BSN program.


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* Fall 2022 and Spring 2023 start dates only. Free first nursing course is applied as a scholarship valued at the cost of course tuition and fees.