Nursing RN to BSN Online

If you are a licensed Registered Nurse (RN) with an associate degree in nursing, you are eligible for our Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN).  Of the 124 BSN program credits, up to 92 can be transferred, including up to 30 for NCLEX. The BSN adds 32 credits which can be completed in one to two years. Meet current employment requirements, complete your professional growth, and prepare for graduate school with this BSN, fully online.


Program Type: Bachelor's degree
BSN Major:  32 credits
Online Format: interactive online
Program Entry: August, January or May
Application Deadline: Admission year-round
Why at Andrews? Flexible. Faith-based. Online.



You will learn to:

  • Apply Christian values and health principles to restore humans to the image of God.
  • Be culturally aware, sensitive, and appropriate in nursing practice.
  • Foster open and effective communication.
  • Utilize critical thinking, clinical reasoning, judgment, and evidence-based practice in patient-centered care.
  • Apply leadership concepts, advocacy principles, and decision-making in patient care.
  • Build professional team skills to achieve quality patient care.


  • Official high school, RN, and other accredited USA transcripts
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Current NCLEX-RN license & AHA CPR certification
  • Clear criminal background check & drug screen
  • Current immunizations: MMR1&2, T-dap
  • Tests: TB skin, Hepatitis B, varicella-zoster

The School of Nursing RN-BSN application is separate. Details are emailed once you are admitted to Andrews University. Learn more:












  • Hospital care (surgical, acute, etc.)
  • Pediatric health
  • Mental health
  • Women's health
  • Health/medical industry
  • Education
  • Administration and management


MAJOR—32 credits

NRSG 305 Health Assessment
NRSG 315 Pathophysiology
NRSG 433 Leadership in Nursing Practice
NRSG 438 Mission Service in Nursing
NRSG 443 Nursing Informatics
NRSG 445 Nursing Research
NRSG 450 Community Nursing
NRSG 466 Wellness & Restoration II


Credits transferred for RN, awarded for NCLEX 
MTA (or other state equivalent) credits
Religion: PBHL 440 & NRSG 438
Math: STAT 285, major cognate
Wellness: HLED 135, transfer or prior learning


As needed, to a minimum of 124 credits