Bachelor of Science in Nursing

As a registered nurse, you're committed to improving the health of individuals, families and communities. But in today's complex and changing health care environment, do you find it increasingly difficult to attain the high aspirations of the nursing profession?

If you're eager to learn and apply the latest health promotion and health education theory in your practice, join your colleagues in pursuing a bachelor of science in nursing (B.S.N.) at Webster University. Our R.N. to B.S.N. degree-completion program is designed for motivated individuals who want to make a difference in their current position as well as in their careers. With a nursing faculty devoted to creating an ideal learning environment, you'll have the opportunity to develop the analytic and communication skills needed for professional excellence.

Specially designed for working adults, Webster's B.S.N. program combines theory with the real-world knowledge and skills needed for professional growth in the dynamic field of nursing.

Points of Distinction

  • Learn from professionals in the health care field who ensures that the knowledge you acquire in class can be applied the next day at work and throughout your career.
  • Establish credit for prior nursing education and/or nursing knowledge and skills.
  • Flexible evening format designed to meet the needs of working adults.
  • Individualize electives to meet specific needs.
  • Small faculty to student ratio to ensure close and individualized academic advising.
  • Opportunities for international study.
  • Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).
  • Online learning format available for all core nursing courses.

Degree Requirements

This degree requires a minimum of 128 credit hours consisting of the following: 86 required credit hours, applicable university global citizenship or general education program hours, and electives. The 86 required credit hours consist of 31 credit hours in upper division nursing coursework, three credit hours in required support courses, 20 credit hours in designated prerequisite courses and 32 credit hours of lower-division nursing coursework. Students seeking the BSN degree are required to meet four of the nine general educational goals of Webster University. BSN students are required to take at least 30 credit hours at Webster University.

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