Nursing: Online RN-to-BSN

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Program Details

As an RN, you already know the power and passion you have to improve the lives of your patients. The University of Jamestown Accelerated RN-to-BSN program builds on your experience and skills to prepare you for the next steps in your nursing career.

In addition to earning your BSN degree, students in UJA’s online program are eligible to complete a certificate in Psychology for Health Care Professionals.

Whether you want to advance or change your career, our Bachelor of Science in Nursing program provides the courses and flexibility you need to succeed and will improve your skill set and advance your career. With existing articulation agreements with junior colleges, transfer credit options, 8- and 16-week courses year-round, 30+ CLEP testing options, and 24/7 access to our online classroom, you can complete your degree on your terms.

Gain real-life experience.

Here’s what you’ll gain from University of Jamestown’s RN-to-BSN program:

  • Enhance your skillset to bring the latest research-based evidence to practice.
  • Hone your critical thinking and interpersonal skills with a well-rounded liberal arts education.
  • Impact healthcare on a larger scale with nursing leadership skills.
  • Offer your patients a higher level of knowledge and expertise.
  • Learn from a program fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

Why UJ Accelerated?

  • UJA is the online division of University of Jamestown—a private, liberal arts University that’s helped students succeed since 1883.
  • The nursing program at University of Jamestown has an exceptional reputation in the field. In fact, nursing graduates from the ‘22-‘23 class achieved a 100% pass rate on their national exams.

Online, Asynchronous Learning

Read, watch and listen to the best information to build your foundational knowledge. This 100% online program gives you 24/7 access to classrooms, with no set class times, so you can study on your schedule

Enhanced Learning Through Experiences

Valuable clinical and preceptorship experiences will allow you to apply what you are learning.

Unmatched Support

Each student gets a faculty advisor to help them stay on track. Plus, faculty members keep close contact with each individual student to ensure they are achieving the best possible experience.

How the Program is Structured

Your path from your RN to BSN is unique. That’s why we tailor your education to meet you where you’re at.

Determine Your Plan of Study

Before you ever enroll at UJA, your admissions counselor and our Program Director will complete a transcript evaluation and plan of study.

Apply for Admission to the Program

Once your plan of study is determined, you are ready to apply!

Take Courses at Your Pace

Complete generals and nursing courses at a pace that works best for you in as little as one year.

Gain Working Experience

You’ll apply what you learn in class through clinical and preceptorship experiences.

Use Career Support Services

Throughout the program, you will have access to our career center and the same academic support services our on-campus students receive. They’re available to help build your resume, write a cover letter, practice interview skills and more!


Course Title Credits

NRSG 497

Nursing Research


NRSG 427

Nursing as a Profession


NRSG 425

Community Health Nursing


NRSG 426

Nursing Leadership/Management


These are the nursing specific courses that need to be completed by many RN to BSN candidates. Each applicant’s experience and varying RN program coursework is reviewed to determine if each nursing course is necessary and/or if partial credit may be awarded based on an experience portfolio. Some transfer students must complete certain general education courses in addition to these nursing courses. A grade of C- or higher must be earned in all nursing courses.

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