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Earn your BSN at Carlow University
Are you a busy RN looking for a competitive edge? Each year,
more and more employers are requiring nurses to obtain their BSN
(Bachelor of Science in Nursing). At Carlow, we offer an RN-to-BSN
program completely online (in addition
to all in-class, or a hybrid of online and in-class). Our program provides an
excellent base for lifelong learning, professional employment, and
It’s time to advance your professional career and earn a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from Carlow University. In our highly flexible program, you will be able to stay at your job while earning this increasingly important degree.The year 2020 is quickly approaching as the target year to increase BSNs in the workforce to 80% strong. Employers prefer to hire and promote RNs with a BSN or other advanced nursing degree.
• Receive 30 credits for your RN license
• Complete your BSN in as few as 11
• Apply for
• Take classes online or at the Greensburg, Cranberry and main
• Carlow accepts up to 88 transfer credits -- a minimum of 32
credits must be completed at Carlow
• A joint admission RN-BSN program is available with CCAC's
Associate of Science in Nursing
A license in the state where the nurse is currently
practicing is required. This program is designed for
registered nurses seeking a BS in nursing degree. Limited clinical
practicum is required, as the program relies heavily on the
experience gained during completion of the RN licensure.
CCAC Joint Admissions
In partnership with Community College of Allegheny County
(CCAC), Carlow offers a joint
admission RN-BSN program
to students enrolled in CCAC's
Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) program. For more information
on the joint admission program, contact Monica Sieber
Carlow's Department of Admission.
Partnerships For Students Beginning in Fall 2018
The following Healthcare Systems can receive a 10% tuition reduction if they enroll in the RN to BSN nursing program for Fall 2018:
RN to BSN Course
Requirements: 120 credits
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Locations: Online or in-class at Oakland, Cranberry and Greenburg
450 COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING FOR THE RN
Come out of the hospital and into the community! NU 450 provides Registered
Nurses with the opportunity to identify, discuss, and evaluate current issues
related to community based nursing and public health practice. Students will work
with individuals, clients and community groups toward the achievement of
mutually agreed upon health-related goals.
435: CAPSTONE: EVIDENCE BASED PRACTICE
Make a difference in the delivery of quality and safe care practice. NU 435 is a culmination of the learned experiences of the student in the RN-BSN
nursing program. The focus of this course encompasses Quality and Safety
Education for Nurses (QSEN) competencies, knowledge, skills, and attitudes that
are goal directed.
Note: this is just
a small sample of the variety of classes
you'll be taking. for more details about these classes and more,
please visit the Course Catalog section of our
RN-BSN Program Requirements:
A current, active, valid, unrestricted nursing license as a Registered Nurse in the state or commonwealth of active practice is
required. Candidates must be a graduate of an accredited nursing program. The RN-BSN major requires 120 credits for
graduation. Of this total, 30 credits are advanced standing for the RN license, 24 credits are in the nursing major, and 66 credits
are in general education, support, and liberal arts, including university core curriculum requirements.