Online RN to Bachelor's in Nursing

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Our students are finding success at Maryville.

And so can you.

A career in nursing goes hand in hand with lifelong learning. That’s why at Maryville you’ll receive personal attention and support to help you outline, pursue, and achieve your nursing goals. Our online bachelor’s in nursing supports your advancement with a practical focus that’s mindful of healthcare industry trends and your vision for the future.

We’re dedicated to monitoring industry trends and adapting our online nursing degree programs to respond to industry shifts. In addition, our online RN to BSN completion program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). Our goal is to help you find your way forward in nursing.

Information at a glance

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Program Start Date: 01-15-24

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Careers for those with a bachelor’s in nursing (RN to BSN) include:

  • Nursing Manager
  • Nurse Educator
  • Nursing Informatics Specialist
  • Director of Nursing
  • Clinical Nurse Manager



Ready for your next step?

Why choose our bachelor’s in nursing (RN to BSN)?

As a busy nurse, you need an RN to BSN program that can work with your schedule. Maryville University’s online RN to BSN degree is ideal for midlevel professionals ready to advance their careers, offering flexible schedules and easy credit transfers to put you on track to complete your online RN to BSN degree sooner.

Our 100% online programs employ leading education technologies that are simple to navigate, supported by personalized attention, and foster meaningful connections with faculty members and fellow students.

Here’s what you can expect with our program:

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Designed for associate degree- and diploma-holding registered nurses

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100% online coursework

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Six start dates per year

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Eligible transfer credits accepted

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Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

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Maryville’s RN to BSN online degree curriculum offers a wide range of courses designed to help RNs advance to leadership roles. Students complete a total of 89 credit hours; nurses with associate degrees can apply approved transfer credits to satisfy some or all general education courses.

Our continually updated courses connect you with expert faculty members to collaborate on research and allow you to demonstrate your knowledge through the completion of a public health capstone project. Graduates can emerge with advanced skills to assess patient health, present research, and direct nursing teams with confidence.


General Education Courses (64 credits) — Strengthen your critical thinking and creative analysis skills with courses in the liberal arts, psychology, and math.

Nursing Courses (25 credits) — Develop your professional nursing skills with a deep approach to healthcare leadership, family assessment, nursing informatics, and genetics.

Professional licensure and certification regulations vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. Students are encouraged to visit the National Council of State Boards of Nursing for the state in which they intend to practice to verify specific licensure requirements which includes ensuring the program of interest meets the licensure requirements prior to enrolling. Students may visit the professional licensure page or reach out to our team of enrollment advisors for guidance.

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Accreditation and rankings

Maryville University is a nationally ranked private college recognized for comprehensive and innovative education focused on student learning, outcomes, and success.

Higher Learning Commission accreditation

Regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission

Forbe's America's Top Colleges 2019 accreditation

Ranked by Forbes among “America’s Top Colleges” for 2019

Kiplinger Best College Values 2019 accreditation

Listed among the “Best College Values 2019” by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance

Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Educator (CCNE)

The RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at Maryville University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.