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Pensacola State College Bachelor Of Science In Nursing (RN To BSN) Program
Pensacola State College

Bachelor Of Science In Nursing (RN To BSN) Program

Pensacola, USA

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Sep 2023

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The mission of the RN to BSN program is to provide quality educational opportunities for students seeking to enter or advance in the nursing profession. The RN to BSN program is committed to creating a learning environment that fosters academic, personal, and professional growth by supporting the professional nursing standards of care to meet the health care needs of the community.

The RN to BSN program is designed to prepare the graduate of an Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) program, who already holds a Registered Nursing (RN) license, with additional skills in management, leadership, theory, research, and evidence-based practice to succeed and be promoted within the nursing profession. The BSN graduate will be qualified for supervisory jobs such as nurse manager and other advanced bedside clinical care jobs. He or she will also be qualified to pursue a master’s degree in nursing. Courses are offered online to accommodate the working student, with two (2) one-credit hour practicum courses that allow the student to spend a specified number of hours at a facility. The student may complete the required 120 college credit hours in three semesters or more, depending on transfer and articulation credits. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program is accredited with the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

RN to BSN Program Outcomes

At least 70% of the RN to BSN program students will earn the baccalaureate degree in nursing within five years of initial enrollment;

At program completion, 70% of RN to BSN prepared graduates will report they are

employed in an appropriate nursing position, have received a promotion or increase in

salary, or are enrolled in further nursing education.

Baccalaureate Student Learning Outcomes (BSNLO’s)

Upon successful completion of the RN to BSN program, the student will

Integrate professional behavior;

Apply methods of research and scholarship;

Apply legal, ethical, and cultural sensitivities practices;

Demonstrate methods of health maintenance and enhancement; and

Apply organizational strategies.

Is This For You?

This is a two-year program open to graduates of Associate Degree Nursing programs who hold a current Registered Nursing license. Flexible class schedules fit work and family responsibilities. The program is completely online and may be completed in the set three, four, or five-semester completion options located in the Information Packet.

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