Online RN to BSN Degree Completion Program
Earning your Bachelor of Science - Nursing (BSN) from Grantham University is an important step in your decision to advance your nursing career. Grantham’s 100% online RN to BSN Degree Completion Program builds upon your associate degree with current, evidence-based courses, designed according to the Essentials of Baccalaureate Education for Professional Nursing Practice by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) and by the standards and guidelines of the American Nurses Association (ANA).
Through Grantham’s convenient online format, you will expand your nursing skills in the areas of leadership, community concepts, research and professional practices. By studying the current nursing trends and issues, you will be prepared to become a prominent new member of the healthcare community.
Admissions Requirements (meets the Missouri Nursing Articulation Model)
To be admitted into the RN to BSN Degree Completion Program, you need to satisfy Grantham’s general undergraduate admissions requirements, as well as provide proof of the following:
- An earned Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN/ASN) or a diploma in nursing from an accredited nursing program with a GPA of 2.5 or higher
- Valid RN License as indicated by Date of Issue
- Nurses educated outside the United States, who are eligible to practice as an RN in the United States must:
- Have an earned baccalaureate degree in nursing that equates to a U.S. baccalaureate degree
- Be CGFNS (Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools) certified and pass the NCLEX-RN (National Council Licensure Examination-Registered Nurse)
RN to BSN Program Outcomes
Upon successfully completing the program, you will be able to:
- Utilize effective communication in oral, written, interpersonal and electronic modes.
- Employ clinical judgments based on evidence-based practice standards and ethical practices.
- Identify accountability when providing and ensuring safe, efficient, quality patient care.
- Synthesize available resources to apply critical thinking to complex clinical situations.
- Select culturally competent care concepts for individuals and families across the lifespan.
- Demonstrate proficiency in caring for communities and populations experiencing threats to well-being.
- Display concepts of lifelong learning to enhance personal and professional nursing practice.
- Apply clinical technologies and informatics in practice.
Note: Concepts in bold are in alignment with GU Learning Outcomes.