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Nursing, RN to BSN, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
The Nursing, RN to BSN program of University of West Georgia is a 100 percent online program designed for licensed RN's both in the state of Georgia and out of state who are seeking a BSN degree.
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The Nursing, RN to BSN program of University of West Georgia prepares RN's for professional advancement and offers interactive learning through an asynchronous online environment.  This program combines a rich and liberal foundation the arts, sciences, and humanities with a unique nursing curriculum that emphasizes the art and science of nursing.


  • Provide holistic nursing care to persons (individuals, families, groups, communities, and populations) across the continuum of healthcare in a variety of settings at local and global levels, focusing on healthpromotion and disease and injury prevention across the lifespan.
  • Practice quality caring as the essence of nursing for persons of diverse cultures, values, beliefs, and lifestyles.
  • Utilize critical thinking and clinical reasoning based on theoretical, empirical, and experiential knowlege from the liberal arts and sciences to provide saife, competent, evidence-based care.
  • Communicate and collaborate effectively within inter-professional teams utilizing technology and information systems to improve health outcomes and healthcare systems.
  • Participate in analysis, critizue, and reform of healthcare regulatory, policy, and financial systems that influence nursing and healthcare environments.
  • Apply leadership and management principles to empower nurses and achieve high standards of quality and safety in the delivery of person-centered care.
  • Assume alturistic legal and ethical responsibility and accountability for personal and professional behavior.
  • Utilize effective teaching strategies to empower persons to achieve healthcare goals.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Scholarly Writing for RNs
  • Transition to Professional Nursing Practice for RNs
  • Pathophysiology for RNs
  • Professional Nursing Practice Issues for RNs
  • Nursing Research & Evidence-Based Practice for RNs
  • Nursing Informatics for RNs

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Complete online application. A one-time application fee of $40 is required.
  • Official transcripts from all schools attended. Official transcripts are sent from a regionally or nationally accredited institution.
  • SAT or ACT scores must be sent electronically through the College Board or ACT website(s)
  • English Proficiency

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15424 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7712 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    15424 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7712 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    4372 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2186 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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