Placeholder image for Nursing

Nursing, RN to BSN

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Frostburg State University’s RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program is a perfect way for registered nurses to advance their careers and become better, more informed professionals. 
Access all 180000+ programmes, for free with a Studyportals account.
account benefits visualised


The program is offered entirely online to fit the busy lives of working nurses, with hands-on learning through clinical hours at sites close to home. Students graduate with the knowledge and expertise to take on new roles in leadership, clinical care coordination and public and community health or to continue improving their credentials with graduate study. The RN to BSN Program prepares the registered nurse to be a professional health care practitioner who provides compassionate care that is based on scientific evidence and who serves as the link between the patient (individual, family, community or population) and the health care environment across the lifespan.


The program is approved by the Maryland Board of Nursing, the Maryland Higher Education Commission and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), and meets the requirements of the Maryland statewide nursing education articulation agreement.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Health Assessment 
  • Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice 
  • Elements of the Professional Nursing Role 
  • Nursing Informatics 
  • Ethics in Contemporary Nursing Practice 
  • Leadership for Quality and Safety 
  • Population-Focused Nursing Practice 
  • Population-Focused Nursing Practice Practicum
  • Capstone Project
  • Introduction to Sociology 
  • Anatomy and Physiology 
  • Microbiology 
  • Nutrition

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

The University welcomes applications from undergraduate international students who demonstrate university-level language proficiency in English. Frostburg State University international student admission process focuses on three areas: (1) academic qualifications; (2) financial support; and (3) English language proficiency.

Work Experience

The program is open to all registered nurses who meet the program admissions criteria, including an active, unencumbered RN license from within the United States

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

    20320 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20320 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    20320 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20320 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    6600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6600 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Let us fund your studies abroad!

Apply to The Global Study Awards and get the chance to receive up to £10000 for your study abroad! This funding is powered by ISIC, British Council, IELTS and Studyportals.

Tell me more
Global Study Awards


You’ve wishlisted multiple studies. Did you know you can compare them side-by-side in our Compare-tool?