Bachelor of Science in Nursing - RN to BSN

If you are already licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the United States, you can obtain a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree completely online through Fort Hays State University. Graduating with a BSN degree opens doors to more and better career options and additional management responsibilities. The BSN also prepares you for graduate nursing study. The RN-to-BSN degree program is designed to be flexible enough to meet your busy schedule as a working professional. With this program, you can receive credit for prior educational experience, attend the clinical course in your local area, and finish in one year after you meet all prerequisite and general education requirements. FHSU is a leader in nursing education and offers a program that is fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education(CCNE). CCNE is a national, autonomous accreditation agency, officially recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education, which ensures the quality and integrity of baccalaureate and graduate education programs.

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Program Requirements Overview

Associate Degree RNs

  • Basic Studies (12 Credit Hours)
  • Humanities Studies (12 Credit Hours)
  • Natural Sciences and Math (9 Credit Hours)
  • Social and Behavioral Studies (12 Credit Hours)
  • Integrative Studies (3 Credit Hours)
  • Prerequisite and Nursing Studies (33 Credit Hours)
  • Advance Standing Credit (37 Credit Hours)

TOTAL HOURS REQUIRED FOR DEGREE: 118 hours

Diploma Degree RNs

  • Foundation Studies (18 Credit Hours)
  • International Studies (6 Credit Hours)
  • Integrative Studies (3 Credit Hours)
  • Humanities Studies (9 Credit Hours)
  • Natural Sciences and Math (10 Credit Hours)
  • Social and Behavioral Studies (9 Credit Hours)
  • Prerequisite and Nursing Studies (33 Credit Hours)
  • Advanced Standing Credit (37 Credit Hours)

TOTAL HOURS REQUIRED FOR DEGREE: 125 hours

Detailed Degree Requirements

Contact Information

 
Stacy Prickett
Fort Hays State University
Albertson Hall 154
600 Park Street
Hays, KS 67601-4099
Phone: (785) 628-4647
Email: skprickett@fhsu.edu
Web: Department Homepage

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