RN to BSN Nursing
The needs of the workforce have changed and professionals like you are finding ways to maintain an edge and carry on their life-long educational process. If the time is right for you to continue your educational journey, take a closer look at Alvernia University’s adult-focused professional programs.
The primary goal of the RN to BSN Program is to prepare students to integrate values, skills, knowledge, and ethical standards of the nursing profession into their nursing practice. The students will develop and enhance their expertise to deliver health care to individuals across the lifespan, families, and community groups in a wide range of health care environments.Get your degree on time and on target.
The RN to BSN Program is designed for Registered Nurses who are graduates of diploma or associate degree nursing programs, or new graduates anticipating taking NCLEX-RN examination. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing is widely considered a standard requirement for RNs seeking broader professional responsibilities and career opportunities.
In order to be conducive to family and work schedules; nursing courses are scheduled throughout the year in a blended format. A blended class meets once a week and the rest of the coursework is completed online. Nursing classes are given in either a semester long or 8 week format. The 8 week “MOD” format offers students the flexibility to move through the program at a faster pace. For your added convenience, Alvernia University offers the RN to BSN program at our three convenient locations - Main Campus, Schuylkill Center, and Philadelphia Center.Teaching excellence - A hallmark of the RN to BSN Program.
Our engaging, dynamic faculty members are the heart of Alvernia University. The program's faculty is comprised of gifted full-time and adjunct masters-prepared professors drawn from diverse nursing fields. Faculty members are available to give personal support, both in and out of the classroom. Additionally, students receive technical and information literacy support with every blended online course from a team of professionals.Academic quality.
The RN to BSN Program is approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education and accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). Accreditation is an indication of public approbation, attesting to the quality of the educational program, and the continued commitment of the sponsoring institution to support the program. For further information about the accreditation of the BSN Program, please contact the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036-1120. The curriculum reflects current national recommendations to increase diversity, safety, technology and evidenced-based practice for the purpose of improving health care outcomes.
View the curriculum required for this degree, read our RN to BSN Handbook, review our Adult Education Brochure (PDF), go to admissions, or request more information.
For more information about this exciting degree opportunity, contact the Nursing and Healthcare Outreach Coordinator at 1-888-ALVERNIA (1-888-258-3764, ext. 6), 610-796-5187, or email@example.com.
Laura Zook '07,
Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, San Diego, CA
“The professors encouraged professionalism in dress, speech, and conduct—and it has paid off! I have my dream job in the hospital of my choice. I’d say that’s pretty good for a new grad.”
RN to BSN Brochure
RN to BSN Handbook