Bachelor of Science: Nursing - online

Accreditation & Awards

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Program Description

The RN- BSN online completion program in nursing recognizes the prior nursing knowledge and experience of licensed registered nurses (RNs) through advanced placement into the nursing curriculum. After University admission and its accompanying credit evaluation, students consult with an RN to BSN advisor to verify credit evaluation and remaining hours.

Unique Features

  • Receive course credit or competency credit for previous education and professional experience.
  • Enjoy flexibility in the scheduling of coursework that is completely online, including general education courses.
  • Schedule field experiences in your geographic area. 
  • Receive individualized advising from an academic advisor who specializes in the RN-BSN program. 
  • Complete only six nursing courses in addition to any general education and pre-requisite courses needed.
  • Pay one tuition rate, regardless of resident or nonresident status.

Admissions Requirements

  • Must be a permanent resident of Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, or Arkansas
  • 2.8 cumulative GPA
  • Current valid nursing license in the U.S. with professional liability insurance
  • Current professional CPR licensure
  • Completed a background check
  • Completed the following prerequisite courses with a grade of "C" or better:
    • Anatomy and Physiology I (must transfer in)
    • Anatomy and Physiology II (must transfer in)
    • English Composition II
    • Microbiology (must transfer in)
    • Chemistry
  • Completed most non-nursing requirements
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Internships & Career Opportunities

  • Southeast Health
  • St. Francis Medical Center
  • Missouri Delta Medical Center
  • Perry County Hospital
  • Ste. Genevieve Hospital
  • Barnes Hospital, St. Louis
  • Children’s Hospital, St. Louis
  • SSM System, St. Louis


Costs at Southeast