Nursing: RN-BSN Degree Completion

RN-BSN Degree Completion

College for Adults | Henrietta Schmoll School of Health

Are you a registered nurse (RN) with an associate degree in nursing who wants to improve your practice and advance your career? St. Kate’s offers the superior, supportive Bachelor of Science degree in nursing (BSN) completion program you deserve — in the accelerated, affordable online or hybrid format you need.

Program Details

Classes meet: Days, evenings, and weekends

Credits for major: 22

Time to completion: 10–12 months

Cost per credit (2019–2020): $460

Start: Fall, spring, or summer

Most College for Adults students receive some form of financial aid.

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A BSN Completion Program Designed for Busy Adults

In this program, you'll gain in-depth knowledge and real-world skills in healthcare teams, research methods, biomedical ethics, nursing care of families, nursing care of populations, leadership, evidence-based practice, and systems change.

Courses in the College for Adults RN to BSN degree completion program meet in a fully online format. Alternatively, you can choose a "hybrid" format, combining evening/weekend meetings on our St. Paul campus with online learning between sessions.

We offer corporate partner scholarships reducing your tuition costs by 10% for RN-BSN students employed by Allina, Children's Hospitals and Clinics, Ecumen, Fairview Health, Gillette Children's, HealthEast, HealthPartners, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minnesota Masonic Home, North Memorial Medical Center, Park Nicollet Health, and Regions Hospital.

After finishing your BSN at St. Kate's, a regional leader in nursing education, you can continue on in a Master of Science in Nursing and Doctor of Nursing Practice degree, with nurse practitioner, nurse educator, and dual-degree options.

RN-BSN student on St. Paul Campus
Careers in Nursing

Associate degree nurses know that finishing a nursing bachelor’s degree is critical for career advancement. Nurses in the know understand that finishing a BSN from St. Kate's College for Adults — with its reputation for quality and values-based learning — is essential for standing out, leading change, and improving health outcomes.

The St. Kate's hybrid or online RN to BSN program prepares students for careers in:

  • assisted living facilities
  • hospitals
  • community agencies
  • hospices
  • long-term care facilities
  • school systems
Program Accreditation

Our nursing programs — baccalaureate, master’s, and doctor of nursing practice — are accredited by the Accreditation Commission on Education in Nursing (ACEN). Admission is open to women and men.

Important Essential Abilities
For successful admission and continuance in St. Catherine University’s prelicensure nursing programs, a specific set of essential cognitive, sensory, communication, psychomotor, and behavioral/emotional/spiritual health abilities are required to be performed with or without reasonable accommodations. Read the full requirements.

Please review full accreditation and outcome data information

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