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Online RN to BSN   

Open the door to greater career options within the nursing field by completing a bachelor of science degree in nursing. The University of Colorado College of Nursing RN to BS program is completely online, allowing you to seek your BS degree, balance your life, and work at the same time.

The CU Denver online Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science (RN to BS) in Nursing degree is based on the Colorado Nursing Articulation Model, which is an educational pathway available for registered nurses who desire career mobility and professional development.

Why This RN to BS Program?​

  • You can apply if you're a licensed RN - anywhere nationwide.
  • Transfer most recent completed prerequisite coursework.​
  • Complete the program in four terms (balanced to work with tuition reimbursements).
  • Enjoy the accessibility of online orientation and education.



You'll also be able to progress from a diploma or Associate Degree in Nursing to a BS degree without testing to verify previous nursing education according to the Colorado Nursing Articulation Model.

Program Benefits

This online Nursing program is designed for adult learners who want to complete the B.S. degree while working and maintaining their schedule, and need the flexibility and access that online courses naturally provide.


Learning Outcomes

You'll learn with evidence-based practice, which integrates clinical practice evidence to improve the health outcomes for individuals, families, and communities.

You'll have access to patient care technologies and clinical information systems to facilitate decision-making necessary for delivery of evidence-based, safe, quality, and person-centered care


Registered Nurse Salary

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), a Bachelor’s degree for registered nurses is becoming the norm. And the level of education a nurse obtains correlates to more pay and more responsibility.

In 2012, the median salary (according to the BLS) for a registered nurse was $65,470. The top 10% earned more than $94,720. The following had the highest median nursing salaries

  • Government
  • Hospitals; state, local, and private
  • Home health care services




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