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Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-BSN)

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-BSN)

“Employment of registered nurses is projected to grow 16 percent from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations.”

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Bring your passion for nursing to Ohio Christian University, where you will be equipped to excel in the medical field. Our RN to BSN degree program provides you with the skills and education you need for a successful nursing career.

OCU’s onsite and online Bachelor of Science in Nursing program is designed for your success—with flexible formats, relevant coursework, and affordable tuition. The RN to BSN program is offered on campus and as an online degree program.

Whether you complete your Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree online or attend one of 15 campus locations, you'll learn from experienced instructors with real-world nursing experience. The onsite or online RN to BSN prepares professional nurses to deliver holistic Christian care. OCU’s onsite and online nursing instructors and academic advisors will support you every step of the way.

On average, employees with a bachelor’s degree earn 56 percent more than those with only a high school diploma, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Take your nursing skills and experience to the next level with an onsite or online bachelor’s degree from Ohio Christian University.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing Quick Facts

  • Delivery formats: Onsite, Online
  • Credit Hours: 120

The RN-BSN Nursing Completion program at Ohio Christian University (OCU) redefines and prepares professional nurses to deliver holistic Christian caring for individual clients and communities locally and across the globe.  The vision is to be recognized as an excellent RN-BSN Completion Program with compassionate graduates that consistently exemplify Christian Servant Leadership in the communities they serve.

Program Objectives

Upon completion of the RN-BSN Program, the graduate should be able to:

  1. Synthesize Christian principles, evidence-based practice, and interdisciplinary perspectives to make decisions across complex issues for improved outcomes for clients across the life span and organiza-tions.
  2. Utilize theories and concepts from the arts, humanities, and the Bible to improve critical thinking, teaching-learning effectiveness, and leadership/management strategies.
  3. Demonstrate Christian caring and client-centered care as priority professional practice values.
  4. Apply information and communication technologies to facilitate client-focused, culturally diverse
  5. Self-care management.
  6. Articulate state, national, and global healthcare trends in policy, finance, and regulatory environments.
  7. Analyze the value of life-long learning and service to the profession and the community.

The RN-BSN Progression Policy

The BSN progression policy applies to courses with an NR prefix, PS3060, HM3100, SI4000, and ET3000. To successfully complete these particular courses within the BSN program, a student must be assigned a final course grade of C or better. Any core course in which a final grade less than C can be repeated once with the last grade replacing the previous grade in the cumulative GPA. Failure to achieve a satisfactory grade in a course after a second attempt will result in academics suspension and ineligibility to continue in the BSN program.

120 Semester Credits

  • 39 General Education
  • 33 General Electives
  • 48 Program Requirements

Required Courses

Core Course List

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