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Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

Right now is unquestionably an exciting time to be a nurse. Never before has there been so much opportunity to choose where you work, in which setting and how much career advancement you want.

Nurses with their Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) are in high demand. The Institute of Medicine calls for BSNs to make up 80% of the nursing workforce by 2020. A BSN opens doors in your nursing career, and you’ll be well positioned to move into some of the top jobs in the industry, such as nursing management, client care, and education — now, and for years into the future. In fact, as a Bachelor’s prepared Registered Nurse, you will be highly sought after by Magnet-level health care organizations.

The flexible online Registered Nursing to Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree allows you to maintain your full-time career as a practicing nurse while completing the RN to BSN degree in less than 12-months.

Our highly qualified faculty will create a structured online environment so that you achieve learning through your assignments, discussion boards, practicum and community-based service-learning hours.

“Being a nurse requires a commitment to lifelong learning. It is also important to consider and prioritize advanced education early in your career before other forces in life interfere. Education always entails sacrifice, but it also opens doors to personal and professional growth and unseen opportunities often unrealized until after the education is completed”. Thomas E Stenvig, Ph.D., MPH, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN President, South Dakota Nurses Foundation

About the Program

The RN to BSN program is completely online. Our eight-week and 16-week courses focus on leadership, management, theory, research, and community and public health. Clinical practicum is woven throughout three courses and must be completed in an approved clinical agency with a qualified preceptor.

Created by nurses for nurses, the curriculum was designed according to the Essentials of Baccalaureate Education for Professional Nursing Practice from the American Association of Colleges and Nursing and builds on the student’s previous education and experience.

The RN to BSN Program consists of three semesters totaling 35 credits of online nursing education, general education and clinical fieldwork. Total credits for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree is 120 credits. The minimum amount of time required to complete the program is 48 weeks, provided the students meets all other nursing admission requirements.

Nursing Courses:

  • 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

Program Strengths

  • 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

Apply Today!

Ready to apply to Casa Loma College’s online RN to BSN program? Admissions requirements include an active, unencumbered California RN license; an A.S. degree in Nursing or Diploma in Nursing from an accredited institution; and to have completed certain prerequisite courses.

The RN-BS program requirements vary depending on each student’s previous education. For a complete list of requirements visit Admissions on this website. Admission to the program is limited to residents of California.

Students may transfer up to 71% of nursing credits:

  • 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)


Interested in learning more before applying?  Contact us by calling 800-270-5052, or e-mail the Director of Admissions at

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