RN to BSN Online Oklahoma

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RN to BSN Online Oklahoma

Oklahoma RN to BSN Online Program Highlights

Carson-Newman’s Online Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) degree program enables licensed RNs residing in Oklahoma to attain more control over their nursing careers by learning to improve and expand upon evidence-based practice and critical thinking skills. Through the Online RN to BSN program, RNs prepared to become autonomous caregivers by utilizing ethics, advocacy and servant leadership principles to improve patient outcomes and community health.

The Online RN to BSN program allows most RNs to qualify for advancement opportunities that would otherwise be unavailable at the Associate’s Degree in Nursing level. Many health care providers and hospitals insist on the BSN as a minimum credential for employment or advancement. Take the next step in your nursing career in Oklahoma by becoming a more engaged and prepared nursing professional with an RN to BSN degree.

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Fast Facts

  • Earn your BSN on your own schedule; 100% online coursework (not including clinicals)

  • Complete the program in as few as 14 months depending on transfer evaluation

  • Receive up to 30 hours of credit for knowledge gained in basic nursing program as a licensed RN

  • Receive up to 90 total transfer credits (based on transfer evaluation)

  • Accredited by Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)*, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

  • Ranked #13 in Best Value Schools - U.S. News & World Report, 2017

  • Ranked #34 in Best Colleges for Veterans  - U.S. News & World Report, 2017

  • Ranked #66 in Regional Universities South - U.S. News & World Report, 2018

*The baccalaureate degree program in nursing and master's degree program in nursing at Carson-Newman University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791 (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org). 


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Career Outcomes

By completing the Online RN to BSN program, RNs in Oklahoma can become better prepared to utilize knowledge of pathophysiology and pharmacology, determine outcomes and evaluate results.The National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice has recommended that at least two-thirds of the basic nurse workforce hold baccalaureate or higher degrees in nursing, to meet the complex demands of today’s health care environment.

This indicates that, in general, registered nurses with a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing (BSN) will have more opportunities for positions and career advancement.

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RN to BSN Online Program Curriculum

To view all of our course listings, please see our program guide.


About Oklahoma (OK)

Oklahoma is located in the United States’ South Central region and is the 28th-most populous state of all fifty United States.Oklahoma is known for its production of oil, gas, and agricultural products, and has an economic base of biotechnology, telecommunications, energy and aviation. Oklahoma lies primarily in the Great Plains, U.S. Interior Highlands and Cross Timbers - a region vulnerable to severe weather - and has eastern forests, mesas, prairie and small mountain ranges. More than 25 Native American languages are spoken in Oklahoma, and its ancestry is dominated by English, German, Scottish, African-American, Scots-Irish, and Native American. As well as having a government-sanctioned Native American territory, Oklahoma is on a confluence of three major American cultural regions and served as a route for cattle drives in its history.