Program Overview

Many hospitals and employers now require nurses to have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. Earn your RN to BSN faster and more conveniently with the fully online RN to BSN adult degree completion program at Aurora University. In as little as 18 months, you can build on your prior learning and prepare for leadership positions in nursing.

This program is designed for associate-degree or diploma-prepared registered nurses. Inject new life into your nursing career at AU Online.

Curriculum Overview

Aurora University’s online RN to BSN program provides you with a broad academic background in nursing. Prepare for advanced careers by taking courses in research, management and leadership. Each class is taught by faculty members who have real-world experience.

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Program Details

  • Next Start Date:May 8, 2017
  • Est. Program Length:3 Years
  • Credit Hours:123 (30 in major)
  • Course Length:8 Weeks
  • Cost Per Credit:$350

Core Courses

  • BIO3050 Pathophysiology – 4 hours
  • MTH2320 Statistics – 4 hours
  • NUR3015 Introduction to Nursing Informatics – 4 hours
  • NUR3030 Dimensions of Professional Practice – 4 hours
  • NUR3280/Z Health Assessment, Education & Promotion/Lab – 4 hours
  • NUR4060 Nursing Research – 4 hours
  • NUR4620 Leadership and Management – 6 hours
  • NUR4780 Ethical, Cultural and Policy Considerations in Healthcare – 4 hours
  • NUR4850 Nursing: A Community Outlook – 4 hours
  • PSY3250 Lifespan Development – 4 hours

Course details are based on information available at the time of publication. Specific program requirements are subject to change.

  • Graduates of licensed schools of nursing or RNs with clinical experience within the past five years*
  • Hold a current Illinois or Wisconsin license
  • Minimum transfer GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale*
  • Transcripts (official, sealed in envelope) from all previously attended colleges and/or universities

*If you do not meet these requirements, you can complete a certified RN refresher course before entering the program.

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Nursing (RN to BSN) Career Outcomes

Strengthen your earnings and job opportunities with an online RN to BSN. Prepare for a variety of careers, including a(n):

  • Critical Care Nurse
  • Informatics Nurse
  • Labor and Delivery Nurse
  • Medical-Surgical Nurse
  • Nurse Manager
  • Occupational Health Nurse
  • Pediatric Nurse
  • Public Health Nurse

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