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Nursing - Upward Mobility (RN to B.S.)

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Take your career to the next level. The RN to BSN in Nursing program builds upon your current education and experience, enhances your leadership in providing holistic, integrated care to improve patient outcomes and to reduce healthcare disparities. It is a degree-completion program designed for diploma and associate RNs.

Gain advanced preparation for the rapidly changing healthcare system and the complexities in healthcare needs of patient populations. Offering RN preparation in all clinical areas.  Learn more >>


MASTER'S OR DOCTORATE

The BSN in Nursing prepares seamless transition to M.S. or DNP programs offered to qualified RNs. RN-MS and RN-DNP nurses substitute two graduate nursing courses for two BS Nursing courses, earn Bachelor of Science, major in Nursing and apply to graduate nursing with two graduate nursing classes already complete. Online options for the Master's include Nurse Educator, Nurse Administrator and Clinical Nurse Leader. Hybrid option is available for the Master's Family Nurse Practitioner. The DNP program options are not online programs, but do provide a blend of online and face-to-face components. Learn more >>


"Nursing is a constantly evolving field. As time goes on, the requirements become more strict and I see the future requiring a bachelors degree."

SAMANTHA SAXE, Online Student
RN to BSN in Nursing (Upward Mobility)


"Online learning has made obtaining my educational goals much easier. I am able to log on, check assignments and complete coursework when it works for me, even if it's 5:00 a.m."

JENNIFER ENEVOLDSEN, Online Student
RN to BSN in Nursing (Upward Mobility)


Professional Certification/Licensure

Click here for professional licensure/certification information.

Questions regarding Professional Certification/Licensure can also be directed to Continuing and Distance Education here.


PROGRAM CONTACT

Susan Rosen
College of Nursing
Phone: 605-688-4995
Email: susan.rosen@sdstate.edu

SDSU CONTINUING & DISTANCE EDUCATION

Phone: 605-688-4154
Email: sdsu.distance@sdstate.edu
Web: sdstate.edu/online

SDSU ADMISSIONS

Phone: 605-688-4121
Email: sdsu.admissions@sdstate.edu
Web: sdstate.edu/admissions


South Dakota State University RN to BSN in Nursing program is nationally accredited by the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and approved by the South Dakota Board of Nursing.