RN-BSN Degree Completion Program
Dominican’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing provides the skills and credentials you need to advance your career—and your earning power. Designed for working RNs, the RN-BSN program is fully online with optional campus visit opportunities if one-on-one instruction is desired. You can attend full time or part time and earn your bachelor’s degree in as little as 12 months. Nursing continues to be one of the fastest growing careers, with projected job growth of more than 25% over the next 10 years.
- $350 per credit hour. Books and fees are an additional cost
- Complete your degree in as little as 12 months
- Attend online classes from anywhere
- Take a maximum of three classes each term
- Choose full-time or part-time study
- Financial aid (pdf) available
- Work with dedicated faculty members who have years of nursing experience
- Explore the novel liberal arts and sciences in seminar classes designed to examine “Big Questions” that impact society and health care alike.
Why a BSN?
Your BSN opens the door to career advancement, increased responsibility and higher salary potential.
- More job opportunities. Your BSN degree will position you to earn an advanced degree that will qualify you for positions such as advanced practice nurse, nurse educator, clinical nurse specialist and more.
- Higher demand. According to the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, 86.3% of employers express a strong preference for BSN program graduates.
- Higher earnings potential. On average, BSN-prepared nurses earn more than RNs—both because employers value the degree and because they qualify for higher-paying positions.
- Interdisciplinary skills. The liberal arts courses you’ll take in Dominican’s BSN program will help you develop communication, problem-solving and leadership skills—essential factors in a fulfilling career as a nurse.
The Dominican Difference
We take a relationship-centered approach to nursing education. Though classes are online, you’ll work collaboratively and build close partnerships with faculty and colleagues. In keeping with Dominican’s mission, our nursing program provides a foundation for professional practice that respects the dignity of each and every person, pursuit of the common good, and concern for those most vulnerable.
The mission of the program is to prepare individuals as professionals whose practice reflects altruistic, evidence-based, ethical and articulate membership in the nursing profession.