Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to B.S.)

The Institute of Medicine has recommended that 80% of nurses have a bachelor’s degree by 2020

Take your associate degree or diploma in nursing to the next level with the Penn State School of Nursing's RN to B.S. degree program. This 120-credit program builds and expands on the RN competencies needed to lead change and positively affect the health care industry. Earning a bachelor's degree can also properly prepare you to attend graduate school.

This program is offered online through Penn State World Campus.

If you hold a current and valid RN license, you may receive up to 33 credits by portfolio toward an accredited Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at Penn State.

Learn more about this degree program.