Expand your knowledge and advance your career with our 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.1 As you work toward your Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree, you will exchange valuable perspectives and share insights with fellow RNs as you continue to hone your leadership and practical skills.
Our Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)-accredited RN-BSN online completion program is designed with your professional goals and busy lifestyle in mind:
Graduates of this Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) degree program will be prepared to:
As an RN, you already are making a difference in the lives of patients and the health of your community. When you earn your BSN, you acquire additional skills in leadership, case management, and health promotion, which can boost your career.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, demand for registered nurses is expected to grow 15% between 2016 and 2026, much faster than the national average for all occupations.2
Additionally, New York’s BSN-in-10 legislation was signed into law in December 2017, requiring RNs to obtain a BSN for relicensure within 10 years’ time. Rhode Island and New Jersey have proposed similar legislation.3 And, the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, and U.S. Air Force require that their members hold a bachelor’s degree in order to practice as an active-duty registered nurse.4
Registered nurses who hold a BSN are prepared to pursue a variety of roles in inpatient and outpatient settings, including:
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Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
The baccalaureate degree program in nursing (BSN), master’s degree program in nursing (MSN), and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program at Walden University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (www.ccneaccreditation.org). Officially recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education as a national accreditation agency, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) is an autonomous accrediting agency, contributing to the improvement of the public’s health. CCNE ensures the quality and integrity of baccalaureate, graduate, and residency programs in nursing.
1Source: The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Institute of Medicine, “The Future of Nursing, Leading Change, Advancing Health”
2Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Registered Nurses. National job growth estimates may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions, do not guarantee actual job growth, and are subject to change.
3Source: Nurse.com, “11 Things to Know about New York’s BSN-in-10 Law”
4Source: Nurse.org, “Military Nurse, Career Guide”