RN to BS in Nursing

Stevenson University Online’s RN to BS in Nursing offers working registered nurses the opportunity to advance their careers by earning their bachelor’s degree. With a bachelor’s degree to supplement their professional experience, working registered nurses can add new potential to their careers and position themselves to take advantage of greater opportunities. As one of the top RN to BS options in Maryland, Stevenson University’s nursing programs are tailored for the professional needs and demanding schedules of working registered nurses. Stevenson University’s RN to BS in Nursing builds on the expertise registered nurses have earned in their existing careers and focuses on developing competencies in areas such as critical thinking, communication, evidence-based decision making, and scholarly inquiry.

Courses within the RN to BS in Nursing include physical assessment and pathophysiology, information technology in nursing and healthcare, nursing leadership for RNs, and nursing research. These and other courses are taught by Stevenson University Online’s accomplished faculty, consisting of numerous registered nurses and healthcare professionals. The experience and expertise our faculty bring to the program provide RN to BS in Nursing students substantial resources to draw from as they work to enhance their careers. 

Tailored to Nursing

Designed for the working registered nurse’s busy schedule, the RN to BS in Nursing option offers students courses taught fully online or in a hybrid format that supplements online courses with on-site instruction. On-site courses are offered at select hospitals, higher education centers and community colleges throughout Maryland. Students also have the option of taking any non-nursing-related courses required for the program at a partnered community college. For a full list of Stevenson University’s partners, please visit our Partnerships page. Primarily offered online in 8-week sessions, courses are available at multiple start dates during the year. The only exception to this is NURS 424, which runs for a full 16-week semester. 

Clinical Experience 

NURS 424 Health in the Community is a 45-hour clinical experience that provides registered nurse students an opportunity to immerse themselves in community-focused healthcare. Theoretical concepts will be applied in a mentored clinical experience where public or community health concerns can be identified. The setting will be selected under the guidance of the faculty. Students will explore nursing care provided to groups within the community based on nursing research and using the nursing process, community assessment, goal setting and community planning. This course is offered in spring, summer, and fall semesters.

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