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Nursing RN-BSN Major

Grand View grads are dedicated to not only the health care of patients, but also their well-being as humans and fellow citizens. If you want to be the type of nurse who makes a difference in our world, Grand View is the program for you.

Grand View's online RN to BSN degree is designed to prepare registered professional nurses to be leaders in a variety of institutional and community settings. We value your previous education and experience. We have designed the program to develop nurses who use the art and science of nursing to offer caring responses in their practice and professional relationships.

Why Grand View?

  • Entirely online
  • Flexible schedule and affordable tuition
  • Students who begin RN to BSN courses in 2019-2020 will have no tuition increase for the 2020-2021 year
  • Highly qualified faculty who are active in teaching, practice and research
  • For students who are currently employed, you will complete many of your learning activities at your place of employment. You will be positively impacting your work environment while completing course requirements. If not employed, we will work with you to arrange a precepted experience in your area.
Career Options

We aren't just educating nurses, we're developing health care leaders who impact the lives and health of their patients.

Recent grads are working as:

  • Hospital and clinic nurses
  • Clinical resource nurses
  • Patient care educators
  • Acute behavioral health nurses
  • Clinical instructors
  • Nursing professors
  • Unit managers
  • School nurses

What Can I Do With This Major?

Applicant Criteria
  • 3.0 cumulative grade point average in nursing pre-requisites*
  • Valid nursing license

*If applying with less than a 3.0 grade point average, students may take six or more graded credit hours at Grand View to demonstrate a GPA of 3.0 to be considered for the RN to BSN program.

Course Requirements
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Student Program Testimonial

"Overall, the process of getting my BSN has bettered me in so many ways. It has been worth every minute. I wish there was a way that it could be less expensive, so more nurses would pursue their BSN. I can see how teachers for online courses can make or break a student’s experience. All of my teachers have “made” the experience worth the time and money. I would recommend to any nurse to get their BSN and I would happily recommend Grand View as a good choice."

- Rebekah Cullinan '19

"I feel as though nurses who have undergone training and teaching on the importance of lifelong learning, critical inquiry, nurturing self and caring relationships, cultural competency, and empowering and influencing others are better equipped to take care of patients as a well-rounded nurse. Baccalaureate-prepared nurses who see and understand the value of these core competencies are prepared to provide holistic care to patients and form caring relationships with people they encounter."

- Alli Brown

Student Testimonials

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“Sherri has not only been an instructor to me, but also a friend. She genuinely cares about how her students are doing and makes herself available when she sees that help is needed. For me, I got the privilege of having her as an instructor 2 semesters in a row, which gave me a chance to open up about things in my life that were affecting my coursework. Even after those courses, I have still been able to reach out to her about things and she has always been a good listener and supporter. I will always consider her a close friend of mine even after I graduate Grand View.” - Dumbari Taoh

 RN-BSN Student Handbook

Flexible, Convenient & Affordable

Students are able to complete their degree entirely online. Our program provides convenience, flexibility and affordability for working professionals. Students may attend full- or part-time.

Did You Know? 

As a full-time student you can complete your degree in as little as 14 months! New cohorts begin every fall semester.

Career Outlook for Nursing on the Rise

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of registered nurses is projected to grow 16 percent from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations. A BSN from Grand View will give you a competitive advantage for career advancement opportunities.

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Aside from being a recreation center, the Charles S. Johnson Wellness Center contains classrooms used by nursing and kinesiology students. Equipped with technology, the instructional space creates many opportunities for interactive experiences. A learning resource center and therapy rooms provide additional opportunities for engagement and real-world applications. An 81,000 square-foot building, the Wellness Center also houses a weight room, inside track, two gymnasiums, as well as offices for faculty and coaches.

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