Major in Nursing | Bachelor of Science in Nursing | RN to BSN

Nursing is a rewarding career combining compassion with technology to care for those who are ill. Due to the graying of the workforce and recent lower enrollment in nursing programs, the need for highly trained nurses has gained national recognition.

Evidence-based research reflects a higher quality of care from registered nurses who hold a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree. In addition, a BSN allows you to provide clinical expertise and assume leadership roles in the management of healthcare.

Seek Higher Level Care at Urbana University

Designed for working RNs, the RN to BSN program at Urbana offers courses onsite at partner hospitals or a combination of onsite and online. Our accessible faculty members are committed to broadening and enriching your perspective of today’s ever-changing healthcare industry.

Accredited by the Collegiate Commission on Nursing Education (CCNE). And can be completed within 18 months depending on applicable transfer credit and the number of courses you take each term.

Serve Patients with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing

The RN to BSN degree program prepares nurses to provide health care services in a variety of settings including hospitals, clinics, health centers, rehabilitation centers, long-term care centers, schools and corporations.

The BSN enables nurses to enter graduate programs to become advanced practice nurses, educators, administrators and researchers.

Meet Dr. Sue Green | Faculty Spotlight

Dr. Sue Green brings a wealth of experience and education to Urbana’s Nursing program. As an RN, she spent over 15 years specializing in children and OB/GYN patients, in addition to more than 25 years in nursing education. She has served on numerous committees, boards, and councils for healthcare agencies.  

Program Outcomes

  1. Graduates will make complex clinical decisions based on critical thinking and compassion using technology effectively to obtain scientifically valid information.
  2. Graduates will incorporate individual, family and community needs and preferences in clinical pathways and plans of care.
  3. Graduates will use evaluation strategies effectively to assess program and care outcomes in concert with major stakeholders.
  4. Graduates will demonstrate a commitment to life-long learning and service to the profession and the community.

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