RN to BSN admission process

The online RN to BSN program allows working registered nurses to complete a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.

Learn practical skills you can start applying at work right away. Courses are designed to complement technical skills and enhance complex critical reasoning, decision making and collaboration.

RN to BSN online admissions criteria include:

  • Completion of the online undergraduate application 
  • Completed associate degree in nursing
  • Successful completion of National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses

The baccalaureate degree in nursing program at Columbia College is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.


Earn your online BSN while still working

Having a BSN increases leadership opportunities and earning potential. Take classes entirely online without putting your career on hold. Apply today to start reaping the benefits of a BSN sooner.

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The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Columbia College is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791. (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org ).

Alabama Disclaimer: "Nursing: State approval of a program to offer Alabama licensed nurses opportunities for advanced degrees does not indicate eligibility for approval to practice as an advanced practice nurse in Alabama. Applicants for approval in Alabama are required to meet the Alabama requirements for national certification, graduation from a specific-type program for the advanced practice approval, and completion of the appropriate application. Any program offering a pre-licensure track to Alabama students shall meet the requirements of the Alabama regulations for pre-licensure programs or the graduates may not be eligible to take the national licensure examination required by the Alabama Board of Nursing to enter practice.

RN to BSN Disclaimer: The RN to BSN degree program is not available to residents in the District of Columbia and in the States of Idaho, Minnesota, South Dakota, Tennessee, and Washington.