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RN to BSN Program

RN TO BSN PROGRAM

The RN to BSN program offered at Sumner College is designed for registered nurses with an associate’s degree in nursing who aspire to advance their careers in the field of healthcare. Our 13-month program is tailored to broaden your understanding of best practices in nursing and prepare you for leadership positions that increasingly demand higher levels of education. To enroll in this program you need is an active, unencumbered RN license.

CCNE Accreditation: Your Assurance of Quality

CCNE accreditation signifies that our program meets and exceeds the rigorous standards set by the nursing profession. It reflects our dedication to excellence in nursing education and our ongoing efforts to provide you with a comprehensive and cutting-edge curriculum. This prestigious recognition is a testament to our commitment to providing you with the highest quality education and ensuring that you receive the best possible preparation for your nursing career.

Continue Working While Advancing Your Education

We understand the importance of balancing your professional and educational aspirations. That’s why our RN to BSN program is structured to allow you to continue working as a nurse while pursuing your bachelor’s degree. This flexibility empowers you to further your education without putting your career on hold.

Online Learning for Convenience

We recognize the demanding schedules of working nurses, which is why our program offers the convenience of online learning. You can seamlessly integrate your coursework into your work schedule, eliminating the need for lengthy commutes or rigid classroom hours.

Meeting Magnet Status Requirements

For those considering career opportunities at hospitals pursuing Magnet status, it’s essential to have a BSN degree or be actively enrolled in a BSN program. Our program aligns with this requirement, ensuring you’re well-prepared for these sought-after positions. With the exception of the Capstone course, all program components are delivered online, offering a convenient and flexible pathway for working students to advance their education without interrupting their employment.

Personalized Attention

At our institution, we prioritize your success. To ensure a high-quality educational experience, our online classroom sizes are intentionally limited to 25 students per faculty member. This approach allows for personalized attention, fostering a supportive learning environment tailored to your needs.

Gateway to Advanced Opportunities

Completing a bachelor’s degree in nursing serves as your gateway to graduate-level education and opens doors to advanced nursing employment.  Whether you’re aspiring to become a nurse educator or nurse leader, our RN to BSN program lays the foundation for your future success.

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Ready to take the next step in your nursing career? Download our Information Kit for comprehensive program details. If you have any questions or wish to discuss your enrollment, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We’re here to support your journey towards professional excellence.

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Unlock your potential and advance your nursing career with our RN to BSN program!

PROGRAM INFORMATION 

  • Application Fee: $50
  • Registration Fee: $100
  • Lab Fees: $1,600
  • Cost Per Credit: $180 | Tuition: $12,960

Total Cost of Program: $14,710

Our Program

RN TO BSN PROGRAM

Our RN to BSN program is your pathway to career advancement in nursing. Our program is carefully designed to accommodate your busy schedule while providing a comprehensive and accredited nursing education. Here’s what you need to know:

Program Duration

Our accelerated program allows you to earn your Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree in just 13 months.

Online Learning

Flexible and Convenient: All theory courses are offered online. Practicum hours are required in a clinical setting and can be completed at one of our many clinical partner sites.

Curriculum Structure

Quarter-Based Terms: The program is divided into five quarter-based terms, with each term lasting 10 weeks. This structured approach ensures that you can focus on specific subject matter without feeling overwhelmed.

Exceptional Accreditation

CCNE Accreditation: Our program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), a testament to our commitment to maintaining the highest standards in nursing education.

Rolling Admissions

Classes Start Every 10 Weeks: You don’t have to wait for a specific semester to begin your journey. Our rolling admissions policy means you can start your classes every 10 weeks, allowing you to begin your educational journey when it’s most convenient for you.

Affordable Tuition

Cost-Effective Education: We understand the importance of affordability in education. Our tuition is only $180 per credit, making quality nursing education accessible to all.

Financial Aid Opportunities

Available for Qualifying Students: We offer financial aid options for students who qualify. Our goal is to support you in achieving your educational aspirations without financial barriers.

Hands-On Learning

Capstone Course: While the majority of our curriculum is delivered online, we recognize the value of practical experience. Our program includes a capstone course that requires direct observation in a partner facility, providing you with real-world experience.

Join Us Today

Your journey towards a BSN degree and a brighter future in nursing starts here. We invite you to explore our program further and take the first step towards your career goals. If you have any questions or would like to begin your application process, please contact us. We are here to assist you every step of the way.

Invest in your nursing career with our accredited RN to BSN program. Affordable, flexible, and designed for your success.

WHAT SETS US APART 

  • Program Curriculum Delivered Online
  • New Term Begins Every 10 Weeks
  • $180 Per Credit
  • Flexible Online Format
  • 13 Month Program

RN to BSN Program Info Packet

Why Sumner College?

  • Sumner College has an exceptional reputation
  • Affordable tuition with quality instruction
  • Program is designed to be completed in 13 months
  • Delivered in a flexible online format
  • Designed so you can work while attending school
  • Over 48 years of educating future professional leaders
  • We provide the support you need to be successful

 

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