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Nursing for Registered Nurses (RN-to-BSN), Bachelor

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #67 (WUR) Online
Go above and beyond: Advance to preferred positions in nursing, research, and public health with a bachelor's degree in nursing. University of Maryland University College's Bachelor of Science in Nursing for Registered Nurses provides a pathway for career advancement and preparation for graduate study, building on your established clinical and practical experiences. 
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Overview

In your Nursing for Registered Nurses courses for your bachelor's degree at University of Maryland University College, you'll build on your established clinical and practical experiences. The curriculum covers global health, community and family nursing, nursing leadership and management, nursing research, information technology, and business principles.

The curriculum will help prepare you to assume the role of the professional nurse in diverse and challenging settings, take on responsibility for client care, and provide exceptional evidence-based nursing care to patients.

Through your coursework, you will learn how to:

  • Demonstrate clinical reasoning in selecting and applying health care approaches for individuals, families, and communities
  • Evaluate and apply research to promote evidence-based nursing practice
  • Apply management and leadership concepts in various settings to promote health
  • Evaluate and communicate the effects of health policy and health care systems on the nursing profession and the delivery of care
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the value of continuous personal and professional development as health care evolves

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Information Systems in Health Care Organizations
  • Health Assessment
  • Global Health Issues
  • Legal and Ethical Issues in Health Care
  • Science and Research in Nursing
  • Advocacy and Politics in Nursing
  • Applying Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing
  • Family and Community Health Nursing
  • Health and Aging
  • Workplace Learning in a Clinical Setting
  • Leadership and Management in Nursing

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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:

    6.5

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

Secondary education (high school graduation): If you have earned fewer than 24 transferable credits at a U.S. college or university, you must verify your completion of the equivalent of a U.S. secondary education by doing one of the following:

  • Requesting an evaluation from an approved international credit evaluation service
  • Providing official transcripts showing completion of the U.S. General Education Development, known as the GED, exam with a passing score

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

    499 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 499 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    300 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 300 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Funding

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