10 months
16500 USD/year
16500 USD/year
12750 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Nursing RN-BSN degree completion program at Salem International University picks up where your experience and RN licensure left off, giving you the critical, creative, and reflective thinking skills you need that could take your career to the next level.


It’s no secret that nurses are one of the most critical, vital components of the modern health care system. If you’re a licensed Registered Nurse who’s been wanting to expand your opportunities for growth in the nursing field, it might be time to look into the RN-to-BSN degree program at Salem University. We take your previous education and, more importantly, your experience and provide you with the critical, creative, and reflective thinking skills that will open new doors and paths for success. 

Our BSN program is: 

  • Designed by nurses for nurses, with a focus on the needs, experiences, and activities you’ll need on the job 
  • Fully online, from start to finish, so you can make classes work on your schedule 
  • Accessible by computer, tablet, smartphone, or anywhere where you can connect to the Internet, so your classes go where you go 

You can complete your online Nursing BSN degree at Salem International University in as few as 10 months, including a final capstone project that lets you take the concepts you’ve been learning and apply them in the nursing environment, demonstrating your development, values, competence, and critical thinking. Salem’s School of Nursing is committed to graduating highly competent practitioners who are dedicated to rigorous assessment, lifelong learning, and compassionate human care, all within a climate of diversity. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Professional Role Transition
  • Health Assessment
  • Nursing Research
  • Legal and Ethical Issues in Nursing and Health Care
  • Chronic and Complex Health Problems
  • Evidence-Based Practice
  • Special Topics & Issues in Nursing

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 10 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details
  • Salem admits students on a rolling, monthly start basis. 
  • The application should be submitted to the Office of Admissions at the earliest possible date.


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Academic requirements

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Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at Salem International University and/or in United States, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An associate degree in nursing from an accredited institution recognized by the Department of Education. 
  • A cumulative GPA of at least 2.5. 
  • A current, unrestricted RN license in United States. 
  • As a Registered Nurse, you will automatically be awarded at least 60 transfer credits for your associate degree in nursing and professional experience as an RN before you begin. Additional courses may be transferred in, up to a maximum of 90 transfer credits. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16500 USD per year during 10 months.
  • National

    16500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16500 USD per year during 10 months.
  • In-State

    12750 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12750 USD per year during 10 months.


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.

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