RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing Online
As a registered nurse with an associate’s degree or a diploma, you probably know continuing professional nursing competence by earning a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) is vital in todays practice to deliver safe, quality health care to all members of society.
Pursuing a BSN degree while you work is challenging. Concordia University, Nebraska is offering its Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) online program that aims to give busy registered nurses like you a rigorous nursing education in the most convenient and accessible way possible.
The online RN to BSN program at Concordia University, Nebraska is developed to empower you to serve and heal others through nursing expertise and skills that are evidence-based, academically sound and rooted in Lutheran Christian beliefs and practices. You will learn to think critically, serve with compassion and lead with conviction.
The innovative curriculum of Concordia’s RN to BSN exceeds the demands of today’s nursing practice including changes with the health care industry, evolving technology, rising costs, the increasingly complex nature of health care and an aging population. Concordia Nebraska developed its program implementing standards from the National League for Nursing Accreditation Commission (NLNAC), American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) the Essentials of Baccalaureate Education for Professional Nursing Practice, National League for Nursing (NLN), reports from the Institute of Medicine (IOM), and the Robert Woods Johnson Foundation.1
The core curriculum of the RN to BSN program emphasizes key subject areas in nursing, such as evidence-based research, community health, vulnerable populations, management/leadership and innovative capstone projects. With Concordia’s RN to BSN program, students will continue to grow in mind, body and spirit. Students have the opportunity to take electives ranging from forensic nursing and parish nursing to nursing informatics.2
- Forensic Nursing
- Parish Nursing
- Theories and Applications in Nursing Informatics
RN to BSN Program Grounded in Faith
There are a number of online RN to BSN programs available for nurses seeking to further their education, but few offer a curriculum that is distinguished by its foundation in Christian faith. Concordia prepares nursing students for service and leadership in all settings and promotes values of lifelong learning, ethical practice and spiritual development.
Concordia University, Nebraska is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (www.ncahlc.org). Concordia University, Nebraska is currently in the candidacy process of nursing accreditation, and we encourage you to find out more about how we can help you become a nursing leader through our online RN to BSN program. Request more information or call us at 877-497-5848 to speak to an advisor.
1 Concordia Nebraska developed its program implementing standards from the National League for Nursing Accreditation Commission (NLNAC), American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) the Essentials of Baccalaureate Education for Professional Nursing Practice, National League for Nursing (NLN), reports from the Institute of Medicine (IOM), and the Robert Woods Johnson Foundation to fortify the future of nursing practice and education.
2The RN to BSN program is in the first step towards NLNAC accreditation. The candidacy process was deemed eligible to Concordia University, Nebraska’s RN to BSN program after careful review of program information. The next step after candidacy process is “candidacy status” then the program must seek accreditation. Candidacy process or candidacy status does not mean accredited program.