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Registered Nurse to BSN

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Program Overview

The Registered Nurse to BSN Online Progam is tailored for working nurses that are looking to complete their Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Degree. It is led through CSU Pueblo's School of Nursing, ranked #4 on's 2019 Best RN Programs in Colorado. 

The program consists of 33 credit hours through the articulation agreement, 57 credit hours of prerequisite or co-requisite courses, and 30 credit hours of nursing courses. Graduates are prepared for entry-level baccalaureate nursing or advanced nursing practice in a culturally diverse community.

Our program prepares students for professional positions as safe, competent and caring nursing to meet the health care needs of diverse populations. Our students can also save time and money by transferring up to 57 prerequisite credits along with 33 RN credits for a total of 90 credit hours.

View the Major Information Guide for details on learning outcomes, curriculum and more.

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"The online program has allowed me to further my education while working full-time and caring for my family. Without this program I would not have been able to advance in my career as fast as I have."

- Aimee Hill

Frequently Asked Questions


    What is the Application Process?

    Students will apply using the online application. Once all required documents have been received and an applicant is deemed eligible for admission, an applicant will be accepted to both the University and to the School of Nursing simultaneously.

    Visit Admissions for further information.


    Are You Accredited?

    Our Online Program is accredited by: 
    Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing and/or ACEN 
    3343 Peachtree Road NE 
    Suite 850 
    Atlanta, GA 30326 
    Phone: 404.975.5000 
    Fax: 404.975.5020

    How will it take me to graduate?

    The Registered Nurse to BSN. Online Program requires 30 credit hours to graduate. Most students can complete the program in one year. However, we want to ensure students take courses on their schedule. Students may select a full-time or part-time schedule to best fit their needs.

    How long are online classes?

    Online classes are 8 weeks long and run twice per semester. This means you can start classes in August, October, January, March, April, and June.

    Where do I view my account information?

    Each student has a PAWS (Personal Access to Web Services) account where they can view their bill, financial aid, online schedule, request transcripts, and more. For more questions about your PAWS account, contact your advisor.

    Who can I talk to about my financial aid or bill?

    It is important to check your PAWS account regularly. Student Financial Services is open Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and is available via phone at 719.549.2753, email at, and take walk-ins.

    Am I qualified for scholarships?

    You may be qualified for one or more scholarships offered by CSU Pueblo. You must have an updated FAFSA on file with Student Financial Services. Visit the Scholarships page for more information.


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