Advance to the Career You Want
A bachelor's degree in nursing will provide many opportunities such as higher salary, increased responsibility, and leadership opportunities.
Many advanced nursing careers require a BSN as the foundation for graduate studies, including:
- Nurse Practitioner
- Nurse Midwife
- Nurse Anesthetist
- Clinical Nurse Specialist
The program is 31 credit hours. Nursing courses are offered in 8-week blocks.
Finish in three semesters or up to 6 years.
All students receive 30 hours of upper division credits as Credit for Life Experience for successfully passing NCLEX-RN. In addition, you will not be required to take elective courses to meet General Education requirements if your associates degree meets WSU's requirements.
- Complete: Prerequisite Courses
- Associates degree from a regionally accredited institution with an accredited nursing program
- Active licensed Registered Nurse*
- Minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA
- Successful completion of each pre-requisite course with at least a C
*If you are a recent graduate of an associates degree in nursing, we will need a timeframe of when you are going to take the NCLEX. Licensure is required within 8 weeks of program entry.
WSU is not authorized to admit residents of the following states into the online RN to BSN program: MA, RI, TN, WA.
View: State Authorization
The School of Nursing has been accredited since 1973. Currently, the baccalaureate, master's, and DNP programs at Wichita State University School of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.
RN to BSN Student