The online Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-BSN) from Utica College focuses on patient-centered health care and gives you the most current nursing knowledge and information available to be leaders in today's complex health care environment.
Our RN-BSN alumni are confident that you'll get the most out of your experience at Utica – they've referred more than one-third of our current students! They know you'll benefit from a quality program that focuses on nursing leadership and critical thinking skills, all delivered through a convenient, online platform.
The online RN-BS Nursing curriculum covers a wide range of current nursing topics, including:
Discover our innovative online program with no residencies — a quality nursing education you can complete online! Students will have the opportunity to demonstrate mastery of concepts through relevant experiential learning and practice experiences that foster patient-centered care, interprofessional teams, evidence based practice, informatics, clinical reasoning/critical thinking, cultural sensitivity, professionalism and practice across the life span in an ever-changing and complex health care environment — all of which are aligned to the Baccalaureate Essentials requirements determined by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (Expectations for Practice Experiences in the RN to baccalaureate Curriculum, 2012).
Keep working as you obtain new skills — our program is carefully aligned to allow you to learn online while you continue to work and balance family or other responsibilities.
Utica College is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-2680, (215) 662-5606. The
Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education and the Commission on Recognition of Postsecondary Accreditation.
Utica College is chartered by the Regents of the University of the State of New York.Program-Specific Accreditations and Recognitions
Utica’s Online RN-BS Nursing program is also accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
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Completion of a minimum 121 credit hours is required for graduation. Transfer credits are included in the total required 121 credit hours. At least 60 of the 121 credit hours must be taken in the liberal arts and sciences.
The coursework in the online RN to B.S in Nursing (RN-BSN) degree addresses contemporary issues, research methodologies and models of care that prepare students for success in today's healthcare environment. The continually enhanced coursework provides a solid foundation for advanced practice roles, which is especially important for nurses who want to go on to obtain graduate degrees.
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This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!
Utica College scholarships, grants, and awards generally fall into three categories:
College scholarships are awarded to full-time freshmen upon admission to the College on the basis of academic and personal achievements.
These have been established by alumni, friends of the College, and organizations for the purpose of permanently providing support to deserving and/or outstanding students.
Annual Awards are grants and prizes awarded to deserving students on a yearly basis.
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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