RN-to-BSN Curriculum

The RN-to-BSN curriculum at Radford University is designed to accommodate RNs who are employed and/or involved with family, community, and other responsibilities.

Students are admitted each fall and spring semester. Full-time or part-time enrollment is possible.

The post-licensure track of the undergraduate nursing program, or “RN-to-BSN,” provides flexible online learning opportunities for students who are graduates of community colleges or diploma schools and are licensed registered nurses (RN).  Co-enrollment options are available as well.

This curriculum is designed to accommodate RNs who are employed and/or involved with family, community and other responsibilities. Students will complete a total of 31 credits at Radford University and are awarded additional credits for prior learning and work experience. Students are admitted each fall or spring, and part-time enrollment is possible.  Application deadlines are July 15 for fall admission and Dec. 1 for spring admission.

RN-to-BSN Curriculum, School of Nursing

Number

Course Title

Credit Hours

Semesters Offered

Notes

NURS 302

Strategies for Success

2

Fall / Spring

 

NURS 332

Theoretical Foundations of Nursing

2

Fall / Spring

 

NURS 365

Nursing Research and EBP

3

Fall / Spring

 

NURS 380

Holistic Nursing Practice

3

Fall / Spring

 

NURS 452

Intro to US Healthcare

2

Fall

 

NURS 441

Gerontological Nursing

3

Fall

 

NURS 456

Community Health Nursing

4

Spring

 

NURS 449

Nursing Leadership

3

Summer

 

NURS 470

Professional Role Transition

3

Summer / TBD

Must be taken in final semester of program; 41 credit hours awarded for prior learning upon completion of this course