RN to BSN Program for Registered Nurses

For more information on the RN to BSN program, please contact:

Dr. Sue Green, JD, MSN, RN
BSN Program Chair/Associate Professor
(937) 652-6734

Urbana University offers a BSN Completion Program for Registered Nurses (RNs). Here is what you can expect from Urbana University's RN to BSN program.

  • The RN to BSN Completion Program welcomes graduates of all nursing programs who are registered nurses.  Please see our brochure link below and/or contact us for details.  Plans for progression toward graduation are available for both part-time and full-time status.
  • Designed for working RNs, evening courses hold classes once a week in for eight-week terms.  Both hybrid on-site and online courses are available to accommodate the busy lives of our students.
  • The on-site nursing courses are available at the Springfield Regional Medical Center, and approved for offerings at Good Samaritan Hospital, and Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton.  General education/support courses take place at the Springfield Masonic Community site or on five UU campus site
  • Learning begins immediately.  Classes are small, (usually 12 to 18 students), fostering in-class on-site and/or online ease of contact with faculty and peers, as well as, small group case studies and projects.  Opportunities for satisfying community-based learning and service are close to home.

For more information about Urbana University's RN to BSN program, please reference the brochure. You may also view the checklist for BSN admission, and course requirements page.

Program of Study

RN to BSN Nursing Curriculum

BIO 360 Pathophysiology and Current Therapies
MAT 226 Elementary Mathematical Statistics
HSV 355 Organizational Psychology
NUR 320 Theory, Concepts, and Skills in Nursing
NUR 350 Health Assessment
NUR 410 Nursing Research
NUR 430 Professional Leadership and Service
NUR 450 Clinical Practicum in Community-Based Health Care Delivery
NUR 491 Clinical Practicum in Leadership and Management

The curriculum totals 32 credits. A minimum of 126 semester credits are required for any BS degree awarded by Urbana University. At least 48 credits must be obtained from a four-year college or university.

General Education Core Requirements

All BS students must fulfill the general education core requirements consisting of courses in four areas:

  • Communications
  • Math/Science
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences

Most of these courses may be obtained from a community college or accredited institution and accepted as transfer credits. Any balance of hours needed to meet the degree minimum is taken as elective credits.

Urbana University currently holds articulation agreements with the following schools that offer an associate’s degree in nursing:

  • Clark State Community College
  • Columbus State Community College
  • Edison State Community College
  • Hondros College
  • Rhodes State Community College
  • Sinclair Community College

Matriculation in the RN to BSN Program is enhanced through these articulation agreements.

The BSN Program is fully accredited by the Collegiate Commission on Nursing Education (CCNE) through April 2020.

For more information, contact:

Dr. Sue Green, JD, MSN, RN
BSN Program Chair/Associate Professor
(937) 652-6734