Chamberlain University has more than 125 years of history preparing extraordinary nursing graduates and healthcare professionals.
Whether you're an aspiring nurse looking to launch a rewarding career, a nursing professional looking to advance your career, or a professional looking to impact public health, Chamberlain offers the degree programs, options and resources to help you succeed.
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Chamberlain is committed to providing quality and accessible nursing education. Our team is with you every step of the way, providing the information you need to make the decisions that best serve you.
RNs: Earn your BSN online
Nurses who have an active RN license can earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree in as few as three semesters* -- online, and on your schedule.
The RN to BSN Online Degree Completion Option is part of Chamberlain’s comprehensive CCNE accredited** BSN program. Designed by RNs for RNs, the curriculum is meant to challenge your thinking about nursing and your role as a professional nurse as well as help you prepare for expanded roles.
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A Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program can prepare graduates to work in an array of settings focused on providing and coordinating patient care. In addition to delivering individualized care, nursing professionals can educate patients and the public about various health conditions and provide advice and emotional support to patients and their family members.
The duties and titles of registered nurses often depend on where they work and the patients they work with. While there are many possibilities for working with specific patient groups, below are examples of a few examples provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics:
Chamberlain’s RN to BSN curriculum is designed to expand and enrich the professional careers of nurses. Seven nursing courses and seven liberal arts and sciences courses prepare you for the next step in your career.
Customized Curriculum PlanYou can be full-time or part-time, whichever works for your schedule. All RN to BSN courses are offered every 8 weeks.
100% Online CourseworkCombine the convenience of online learning with engaged faculty and supportive advisors who are focused on helping you reach your educational goals.
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Courses on your schedule with no mandatory login times
Group-specific tuition rates, grants & scholarships available
24/7 access to the online library, Helpdesk, tutoring services & career services
100% online coursework
Responsive, caring faculty respond to you within 24 hours on weekdays & 48 hours on weekends
Receive 77 proficiency credits
Chamberlain has several resources that can help you become acclimated to the online classroom. Once you apply you will have access to the Chamberlain Care Student Success Strategies, which provides information on time management, scholarly writing, using the library and more.
You can also ask your admissions representative for a personal tour of the online environment in which you will be taking classes or you can view the Online Classroom Demonstration Video Series to learn about what you can expect when you log into your class.
Next Session Starts January 7Request more information and take the first step towards advancing your nursing career.
Classes begin every 8 weeks.
How do I get in?
A nursing diploma or Associate Degree in Nursing from an institution recognized by the Department of Education.
RN to BSN Option Full Curriculum: 122 credit hours
As an RN with an associate degree or diploma in nursing, with a current, active RN license, you will be awarded 77 proficiency credits for your previous educational experience*
This leaves 45 credit hours remaining – and you can still transfer in additional qualifying credits. As an RN, we know you’re coming to Chamberlain with valuable credits from your previous experiences. To maximize on your experiences and education, we are committed to making the transfer process seamless for you.
Our admission representatives are available to answer your questions about admission requirements and walk you through the application process.
Call 877.751.5783 to speak to a representative or request more information.
What types of financial assistance are available?
Chamberlain provides you with individualized support throughout your educational journey beginning with the admissions process. Your admissions representative will work with you to build a schedule that will work with your life and finances, whether that's one class or three. Check out the Net Price Calculator for an estimate of federal and institutional aid.
View tuition and expenses information for the RN to BSN Online Degree Completion Option.
Chamberlain partners with healthcare institutions, community colleges and associations to provide accessible educational opportunities for registered nurses.
Call 877.751.5783 or request information to see if you qualify for a group-specific tuition rate
because of your association with one of our healthcare partners.
Accreditation, State Authorizations & Approvals
Chamberlain University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (www.hlcommission.org), a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
The baccalaureate degree in nursing program, master's degree in nursing program, and Doctor of Nursing Practice program at Chamberlain University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington DC 20001, 202-887-6791.
See accreditation and state authorization information or view a full list of program approvals by state.
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