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Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)

Program Overview

The Global Health College Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) Program is designed for registered nurses seeking to advance their careers in the nursing profession. The RN to BSN program provides registered nurses with an opportunity to obtain a bachelor’s degree in nursing with flexible options that will fit into their schedules and enable them to advance their career into expanded roles in the nursing field. 

The RN to BSN program can be completed full-time or part-time basis, with classes offered during the day, as well as on evenings and weekends. The RN to BSN program is 120 credits. RNs meeting specific admissions criteria may be able to transfer up to 29 general education credits and 30 nursing credits from an approved ADN program and apply those credits toward their degree. In this case, the remaining required credits to graduate from the bachelor of science in nursing (RN to BSN) program would be 61.

Prerequisites

Course Code Name of Course Credit Hours
MTH-290
Quantitative Reasoning and Statistics 4
IT-203 Information Technology 3
COM-201 Communication 3
ENG-302 Advanced English Composition 3
PSY-224 Human Sexuality  3
ANT-308 Introduction to Anthropology 
HIS-202 American History 
LIT-201 Introduction to Literature  3
PHI-205 Introduction to Religion 3
SOC-201 Introduction to Sociology
PHI-201 Adventures of the Human Spirit
ART-202 Dance
ART-101 Art Appreciation
HIS-101 World History
PHI-209 Ethics
Introduction to Sociology 
Introduction to Sociology 
Introduction to Sociology 
Please note: At least 10 Prerequisite credits must be taken at Global Health College.

Nursing Courses

(All pre-requisite courses must be completed)
Course Code Name of Course Credit Hours
NUR-303
Total Assessment 3
NUR-315 Transition to Professional Training 3
NUR-325 Cultural Understanding in Healthcare 3
NUR-330 Research Critique and Utilization 3
NUR-332 Health Promotion Throughout the Lifespan and Epidemiology 3
NUR-368 Information Systems in Healthcare
NUR-427 Community Health Nursing and Case Analysis 6
NUR-428 Collaboration Among Disciples 3
NUR-429 Leadership and Management 3
Introduction to Sociology 
Introduction to Sociology 
Introduction to Sociology 
Please note: At least one-third of the total required credits must be completed at Global Health College, including all the “Required Nursing Courses”.

Employment Outlook & Trends

Nurses make up the largest segment of professionals in healthcare field—there are nearly 3 million nurses in the United States. Nurses are an essential part of the healthcare team. Many hospitals are now trending toward hiring nurses with BSN degrees as an entry-level position. Nursing jobs are available in various settings, including health maintenance organizations, schools, private institutions, and government organizations.  

Job Opportunities

A Few Sample Jobs Include:

  • Charge Nurse
  • Cardiac Care Nurse
  • Ambulatory Care Nurse
  • ER Nurse
  • Diabetes Nurse Educator
  • Dermatology Nurse
  • Genetics Nurse
  • Hematology Nurse
  • Hospice Nurse
  • Case Management Nurse

Alternate Career Paths for Nurses with Active Licenses

  • Educators
  • Healthcare Consultants
  • Hospital Administrators
  • Medical Writers & Editors
  • Public Policy Advisors


Global Health College

6101 Stevenson Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22304
Phone: 703.212.7410
Toll Free: 866.440.3535
Fax: 703.212.7414

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