Nursing: RN to BSN

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Nursing: RN to BSN

Complete your BSN Degree in our Program Designed for Busy, Working Adults

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 an online, accelerated format for busy adults.

Advance your Career and Gain Leadership Skills by Completing your BSN Degree with St. Kate’s

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

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

We offer corporate partner scholarships, reducing your tuition costs by 10%, for RN-BSN students employed by:

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

We also offer various student support services, including career counseling, internship opportunities, and financial aid.

Students of all genders are welcome in the program.

Program at a Glance

Format: Online*

Credits for major: 22

Time to completion: 10-12 months

Cost per credit (2024-25 rate): $500

Start: Fall, spring, or summer

*One course includes some face-to-face clinical practice experiences; students work with faculty to identify local options.
Due to state-level regulations, we are unable to enroll students who will be residing in any of these states while enrolled in this program: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, New York, Tennessee, Utah, Washington, and Canada.


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St. Catherine University's bachelor's degree nursing programs are endorsed by the American Holistic Nurses Credentialing Corporation (AHNCC).

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