• Application Deadline
  • 20 months
    Duration
Online
You’ve dedicated your life to helping others as an RN. Now, expand your patient-care skills with a Nursing (RN to BSN) degree from Post University. In this program, you will have the opportunity to build upon your professional knowledge and experience and advance your current nursing career to leadership and advocacy roles.
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Overview

Nursing is an increasingly competitive field; a bachelor’s degree provides more opportunities for nursing jobs or career progression as hospitals, long-term care facilities, rehabilitation facilities, and outpatient clinics and offices look to hire nurses with bachelor’s degrees. It also opens doors for professional certification or graduate studies.

Program Highlights

The Nursing (RN to BSN) degree from Post University is designed for an associate degree or diploma-holding RNs like you who want to continue their education but need flexibility as practicing professionals. Courses are taught in an eight-week, 100 percent online format and center on:

  • Leadership in contemporary patient care
  • Cultural competency
  • End-of-life care
  • Population and community health nursing
  • Clinical reasoning and ethical decision making
  • Communication, teambuilding and collaborative strategies

Unlike other online nursing schools, our planned practice experiences are immersive. In each course, you will make real-life decisions and interact with colleagues and patients in a completely virtual context. At Post University, we understand the importance of personalized education, and we’re here to help you customize your nursing degree so that you can achieve your specific career goals. We offer 15 open electives and minors in Legal Studies, Emergency Management, Human Services, or Management and Leadership that can improve your skillset and further enhance your career or shift your area of specialty. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date We did our best, but couldn't find the next application deadline and start date information online.
  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 20 months
    Part-time
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Professional Aspects of Nursing Practice
  •  Health Assessment
  • End of Life: Death, Dying and Bereavement
  • Cultural Influences on Health, Illness, and Health Care
  • Nursing Leadership and Management

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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.

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  • Minimum required score:

    75

    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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

  • Official transcripts as proof of graduation from an approved registered nurse (RN)
  • Proof of an unencumbered license to practice as a registered nurse that is verified through the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN).
Admissions and retention in the nursing program requires the following.
  • Maintaining an unrestricted, unencumbered license to practice as an RN throughout the duration of the
  • Students who do not maintain a current unencumbered, unrestricted RN license will be dismissed from the program.
  • Verification of a valid RN license is required to receive PLA credit for RN licensure (30 credits).

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

    440 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 440 USD per credit and a duration of 20 months.
  • National

    440 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 440 USD per credit and a duration of 20 months.
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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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