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Leverage your nursing experience and take the next step in your career through Husson Online's RN-to-BSN program


Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Quick Facts

Total Credit Hours: 120
Time to Completion: 12-24 months
Tuition: $398 per credit hour**
Special Tuition Rate for Maine Nurses: $338 per credit hour


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Online Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-to-BSN) Program

Bachelor of Science in Nursing - RN-to-BSN

Husson Online’s Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (online RN-to-BSN) program is designed with both students and working nurses in mind. You can earn your nursing degree online with flexible course schedules that allow you to continue working while taking classes. In addition, our generous transfer credit policy and year-round enrollment give you the ability to build upon previously
earned credits and take classes when it works for you.


Advance your career in nursing with our online RN to BSN program

  • Flexible online classes with 24/7 access
  • Discounted tuition rate of $338 per credit for Maine nurses
  • 7-week courses
  • Year-round enrollment
  • Generous transfer credit policy
  • Access to academic advising and career coaching
  • Participate in a capstone course designed for professional nurses

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Our bachelor of nursing online builds upon your existing knowledge and skills as a registered nurse and prepares you to take on advanced positions in nursing practice or leadership. You’ll learn from expert faculty and take a wide variety of courses in areas such as health informatics and technology, leadership development, health policy issues and challenges, evidence-based practice, gerontological nursing and more. Combined with an array of online resources designed to support student success, Husson Online’s RN-to-BSN program prepares you to be a leader in healthcare and provide top-quality care for patients of all ages.

The online RN-to-BSN degree program is part of the Husson University/Eastern Maine Medical Center Nursing Program. Through this partnership, graduates gain practical experience and are prepared to work in a wide variety of practice settings as professional nurses or pursue an advanced nursing degree such as a Master's of Science in Nursing (MSN).

Please visit our state authorizations page to see whether this program is available in your area.

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The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master's degree program in nursing and post-graduate APRN certificate programs at Husson University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (

Why Husson Online

Start When You’re Ready

Multiple start dates and no set class times or locations


Discounted Tuition for Maine Nurses

Special tuition rate for nurses who live and work in Maine

Experiential Learning

Gain even more real-world experience


Personalized Academic Support

Reach your goals with our online support services


Accredited Programs

All of our programs meet standards for quality


Career Outlook

Job Growth. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the number of registered nurses in the United States is projected to grow by 276,800 from 2020 to 2030.


Median Salary. The national median registered nurse salary is $77,600, with the highest 10 percent earning more than $120,250, per the BLS.


Diverse Opportunities. With a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Husson Online, you can expand your nursing opportunities to include leadership and management roles and pursue advanced nursing practice opportunities through application to a master's or doctoral program. No matter what your goals are, you can pursue them while extending clinical skills in evidence based practices, health informatics, leadership, health policy and population-focused care. 


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An affordable education to help you increase your earnings potential


Financial Aid

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Transfer Credit

Earn up to 90 credits toward your degree


Courses you will take:

rn-to-bsn-program-page-2.jpgHusson’s online RN-to-BSN program requires 120 credits to complete. You’ll take courses in key areas such as health informatics and technology, evidence based practice for the professional nurse, leadership development, health policy issues and challenges, gerontological nursing, quality improvement in healthcare systems and more. Electives are built into the online nursing degree program allowing you to focus on your specific career goals and interests. View the mix of courses below. Reach out today if you’d like more information or if you would like to speak to an enrollment counselor. 

2022 Start Dates

Term 3
January 16

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EH 105 (3 credits)
Literature Elective (3 credits)
MS 132 Probability & Statistics (3 credits)
MS 141 Contemporary College Algebra (or higher) (4 credits)
PY 111 General Psychology (3 credits)
PY 141 Human Growth & Development (3 credits)
SC 221 Anatomy & Physiology I (3 credits)
SL 221 Anatomy & Physiology I Lab (1 credit)
SC 222 Anatomy & Physiology II (3 credits)
SL 222 Anatomy & Physiology II Lab (1 credit)
SC 241 Microbiology (3 credits)
SL 241 Microbiology Lab (1 credit)
Bridge Elective (3 credits) 
HE 114 (3 credits)
Historical Elective (3 credits)
Philosophy Elective (3 credits)
Fine Arts Elective (3 credits)
Foreign Culture Elective (3 credits)

NU 441 Role Transition to BSN (3 credits)
NU 442 Health Informatics & Technology (3 credits)
NU 443 Quality Improvement in Healthcare Systems (3 credits)
NU 445 Evidence Based Practice for the Professional Nurse (writing intensive) (3 credits)
NU 446 Practice Science and Skills for the Professional Nurse (3 credits)
NU 447 Leadership Development for the Professional Nurse (3 credits)
NU 448 Interprof. Collaboration in Rural Pub Hlth for Prof (3 credits)
NU 449 Health Policy Issues and Challenges for the Prof NU (3 credits)
NU 455 Gerontological Nursing for the Professional Nurse (3 credits)
NU 495 Capstone for the Professional Nurse (3 credits)

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Bangor, Maine 04401