Credential Earned: Bachelor Degree
68 week program
Program can be completed entirely online.
Courses are 8 weeks in length. Students complete 2 courses at a time. General Education course schedules vary.
The Bachelor in Nursing program expands the knowledge of licensed nurses to enable them to become successful leaders, managers, and deliverers of care to patients in health care environments.
This program is for current Registered Nurses. The purpose of the advanced standing program is to give formal educational credit for knowledge and/or ability gained through previous training or experience. To receive Advanced Placement in the program, students must have completed a Nursing program at the AOS, AAS, or AS level and have earned the RN credential, which is in good standing. Through the advanced placement program students are awarded 45 core credits. Students may also transfer up to 36 general education credits earned at a regionally or nationally accredited institution.
Instruction takes place on campus in classrooms and computer laboratory. Lecture, discussion, research, case studies, collaborative learning activities, writing assignments, oral presentations, and demonstrations are utilized as part of the instructional design of the program.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful program completion graduates will be able to:
- Demonstrate an understanding of ethical principles of professional practice
- Provide expert care to clients with emphasis on wellness promotion.
- Use knowledge of research theory to inform evidenced-based practice.
- Apply the principles of leadership and management into practice.
- Assume a nursing leadership role within the nursing scope of practice
- Apply critical thinking and problem solving skills to practice situations
- Communicate effectively with patients, and members of the healthcare team.
- Participate in workplace quality improvement initiatives.
- Promote innovation in practice with the understanding of the change process.