RN to BS in Nursing (BS) (online)

Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor's Programs by U.S. News & World Report

Degree Overview

The Online RN to BS in Nursing Program is designed to prepare professional nurses capable of meeting societal healthcare needs in a variety of settings. Legal, ethical and professional standards guide the students in the art and science of nursing. The graduate is prepared to respect diversity and social responsibility as well as to possess a commitment to excellence in the practice of holistic nursing.

Requirements and Curriculum

RN to BS in Nursing
ACCUPLACER (elementary algebra placement test) REQUIREMENT

Career Opportunities

Once the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree is completed, graduates are eligible to apply to graduate programs in nursing, apply for management positions in nursing, and after two years experience, become a preceptor for nursing students.


  • Clinical Nursing Instructor
  • Nurse Manager
  • Staff Nurse


Completed applications are reviewed on a rolling admission basis. Don't delay, get your application in today!


This program is offered completely online.

Total Credits

120 credits

Program Cost

Tuition and fees


Program Highlights

  • The baccalaureate degree in nursing at Fitchburg State University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor's Programs by U.S. News & World Report
  • Program may be completed on a part-time or full-time basis.
  • Clinical placements are arranged in collaboration with students and can take place in student's location.

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