RN-BSN Online Degree Program

An accredited, accelerated online RN to BSN program for working nurses, the EKU program is devoted to your continued success. Eastern Kentucky University is ranked among the best online nursing programs for graduate study, and we are pleased to bring that same level of excellence to the EKU Online RN-BSN program.

Join a supportive, encouraging educational community with professors dedicated to your success. Receive individualized attention and advising. Learn from nursing experts who continue to practice. Build on your professional expertise through interactive discussions and meaningful course assignments. Graduate from a program that prepares you to excel in the workplace or in a graduate nursing program.

If you are an RN looking to advance your nursing career and graduate from a program that is respected by employers, alumni and students then this is the program for you!

At A Glance

100% online, accelerated
Course Length:
8 weeks
Time to Completion:
As little as 1 year
Tuition Assistance:
Eligible for federal financial aid, as well as grants and scholarships
2014-2015 Tuition:
$398 per credit hour
Career options
Nursing leadership, management, research, community/public health, acute care, long-term care, and advanced practice through graduate study
  • Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Incorporates the standards of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), including evidence-based practice and professional nursing communication and collaboration
  • Credit for prior learning, and clinical projects that can be completed in your own community
  • A university recognized among the nation’s best online degree programs by U.S. News & World Report.
  • More than 40 years of educating healthcare leaders

EKU Online: RN to BSN Curriculum Plan

Choose the RN to BSN curriculum plan that works for you:

Part-Time Option: Take one course each 8-week term and finish in 2 years. Part-time students can choose to start in August during the Fall A Term or May during the Summer Term.

Full-Time Option: Take two courses each 8-week term and finish in as little as 1 year. Full-time students start in the Summer Term in May.

Learn More

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