B.Sc. On Campus

RN-BS Completion

The City University of New York

48 months
620 USD/credit 18600 USD/year
620 USD/credit 18600 USD/year
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The RN-BS Completion program from The City University of New York provides broad-based knowledge and skills for registered nurses (associate degree and diploma prepared) to continue their education and career mobility as managers and leaders


The RN-BS Completion program from The City University of New York also provides the foundation for graduate study in nursing practice and education. Registered nurse students have opportunities to advance their clinical skills and knowledge through exciting experiences in community health, research participation, and leadership.

Program Outcomes

  • Synthesize theoretical knowledge from the sciences, humanities and nursing to enhance professional nursing practice.
  • Provide nursing care that is respectful of the cultural, ethnic and spiritual diversity of the client populations.
  • Communicate and collaborate effectively with other health care providers and members of the community in promoting and maintaining the wellbeing of clients.
  • Incorporate critical thinking and clinical nursing judgement skills in providing nursing care to diverse client populations.
  • Demonstrate accountability for own nursing practice and professional development.
  • Integrate principles of leadership in coordinating nursing care.
  • Incorporate ethical, moral, and legal principles in own nursing practice.
  • Employ the use of technology and research finding in evidence based nursing practice.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Perspectives on Professional Nursing: Past and Present 
  • Community Health Nursing in Diverse Populations
  • Nursing Leadership and Management 
  • High Risk Families Across the Lifespan
  • Computer Applications in Healthcare
  • Professional Nursing and Trends in Health Care Delivery 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Current licensure and registration  in New York State as a Registered Professional Nurse
  • Meet all college admission requirements
  • Have a minimum nursing and cumulative  GPA of 2.5
  • Will be awarded up to 60 credits from previous degree (30 credits of Arts & Science and 30 credits of Nursing).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 620 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    18600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 620 USD per credit during 48 months.


  • Full-time $3,465/semester

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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