Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-BSN) Completion Program

With innovative virtual learning tools, 10 nursing classes, a practice learning experience with little or no travel, you can add to the skills you already have and earn your degree in as little as 15 months* in Walden’s online RN-BSN program.

The Institute of Medicine is calling for nurses to take the lead in improving the healthcare system, and RNs must enhance their education to meet this challenge.† As you work toward your Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), you will exchange valuable perspectives and share insights with fellow RNs as you continue to hone your leadership skills and practice.

Why choose Walden’s RN to BSN online program?

Our CCNE-accredited RN-BSN online completion program is designed with your professional goals and busy lifestyle in mind:

Transfer up to 75% Two program tracks, the RN- BSN and RN-BSN - MSN depending on your higher education goals.

Start taking nursing courses from day one Start taking nursing courses from day one. With 10 nursing courses required, you can complete this program in as little as 15 months.*

Gain valuable practice experienceGain valuable skills through a practice learning experience with little or no travel.

Transfer up to 75% If eligible, transfer up to 75% of your credits, or 135 of the 181 quarter credits required.

Implement what you learnedImplement what you learn immediately to improve the health of your community and the reputation of your healthcare environment.

Gain valuable practice experience Hone your health assessment skills with Digital Learning Experience™ by Shadow Health®, an immersive virtual learning environment.

Shadow Health

“With this experience I was allowed to take my time and really focus on the questions I needed to ask … I was able to perform a more thorough interview with the client and form a bond.”
—Shadow Health Assessment student

CCNE logoWalden’s BSN program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

*Time to completion may vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment advisor at 1-866-492-5336.

†The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, “The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health,” on the Internet at (viewed online October 12, 2015).

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Walden University’s DNP, MSN, and BSN programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, D.C. 20036, 1-202-887-6791. CCNE is a national accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and ensures the quality and integrity of baccalaureate and graduate education programs. For students, accreditation signifies program innovation and continuous self-assessment.

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