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Casa Loma College Online RN to BSN Program


Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Casa Loma College is pursuing initial accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education ( Applying for accreditation does not guarantee that accreditation will be granted.

National League for Nursing-Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation

The Casa Loma College Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-BSN) program holds pre-accreditation status from the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation, located at 2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, 20037. 800-669-1656. Holding pre-accreditation status does not guarantee that initial accreditation by NLN CNEA will be received.

With the healthcare industry expanding faster than ever before, the chances for employment and advancement in the nursing field have never been greater. However, it is vital to secure the credentials that you need in order to further your success as a nurse.

The Benefits of Obtaining a BSN

If you are already a Registered Nurse (RN), you probably already know just how many doors will open to you with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN). If you want to pursue work in a specific clinical area or workplace setting, a BSN can prove absolutely essential. It is also a powerful driver of overall career advancement.

Simply put, BSNs are in high demand today, and they will only become more valuable as the healthcare sector continues to evolve. By obtaining a BSN, you will position yourself to move into jobs with Magnet-level healthcare providers and other top nursing industry organizations. From direct patient care and nursing management to clinical research and education, a BSN can propel you into the professional future that you’ve always imagined.

Go from RN to BSN in Less Than a Year

The Online Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) Program at Casa Loma College allows you to maintain your full-time career as a practicing RN while completing the RN to BSN degree in 12 months or fewer. Our highly qualified administrators and faculty members have created a structured online environment that streamlines the learning process while delivering a comprehensive and detailed nursing curriculum.

In less than a year, we can guide you through the entire RN to BSN Program. Our learning modalities include classroom assignments, discussion boards, clinical practicums, and community-based service-learning hours.

Benefits of the Casa Loma College Online RN to BSN Program

Aside from its outstanding educational capabilities, the primary advantage of the Online RN to BSN Program is its exceptional flexibility. We designed this program to allow busy nurses to continue working their jobs, keep up with their personal obligations, and earn their BSN all at the same time. Our convenient online platform allows you to complete work toward your final degree anytime and anywhere.

Other key strengths of the Casa Loma College Online RN to BSN Program include opportunities to…

  • Broaden your professional career opportunities
  • Enhance your academic credentials
  • Advance your healthcare knowledge while building on your professional expertise
  • Sharpen your critical thinking and communication skills
  • Strengthen your management and teaching abilities

Highly Practical Key Subject Areas

The Online Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) Program offers in-depth education and training in areas that include health sciences, medical leadership/management, community/public health, and nursing practice, research, and theory. Our courses are divided into 8-weeks and 16-weeks. The required RN to BSN practicum is woven throughout three of these courses. Other BSN degree-specific courses at Casa Loma College include…

  • Concepts of Professional Nursing Practice
  • Healthcare Informatics and Information Literacy
  • Health Assessment and Promotion with Clinical Practicum
  • Pathophysiology
  • Nursing Leadership, Management and Care Coordination with Clinical Practicum
  • Nursing Research
  • Community and Public Health Nursing with Clinical Practicum

Credit Transfer Policies

Because the Casa Loma College Online Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) Program allows you to set your own pace of learning, the amount of time that you spend in the program is largely up to you. Students who transfer existing college credits can graduate even faster. In fact, our generous administrative policies allow you to transfer up to 71 percent of your existing nursing credits including…

  • 39 credits in lower division general education
  • 31 credits of your ADN or Nursing Diploma
  • 10 credits for NCLEX Credit with current RN Licensure (lower division)
  • 5 credits for NCLEX Credit with current RN Licensure (upper division)

Apply Today!

In order to qualify for the Online RN to BSN Program at Casa Loma College, you must possess both an active, unencumbered California RN license and an Associate of Science (AS) degree in Nursing or Diploma in Nursing from an accredited institution. You must also have an academic record that includes the successful completion of certain prerequisite courses.

Admission to the Casa Loma College Online RN to BSN Program is limited to residents of California. Your specific admission requirements will depend on the details of your previous education. For a complete list of requirements visit the official Casa Loma College Admissions page on this website.

Do you want to know more before applying? Contact us by calling 800-270-5052, or e-mail the Director of Student Affairs at


Hernani L. Ledesma Jr. DNP, EdD, RN, CNE, NE-BC
Dean of Nursing, Director of RN to BSN

Margaret Avila, Ph.D., PHN, APRN
Founding Dean of Nursing/Nursing Consultant/Nursing Faculty

Janet Nishina, M.S.N., RN
Nursing Program Mentor

Betsy Manchester
Nursing Program Mentor

Angelica Millan, DNP, CNS, NP, FAAN, RN
Nursing Faculty

Terri Mari Hannah, DNP, MSN-Ed, FNP, RN
Nursing Faculty

Angela F. Burrell, PHN, MSN, FNP-Bc, RN
Nursing Faculty

Gema Morales-Meyer, DNP, MPH, CRRN, CNS, RN
Nursing Faculty

Nanette Leonardo, MSN, NP, RN
Nursing Faculty