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Are you looking to advance your nursing career? Our RN to BSN Online program offers the flexibility you need to earn your BSN and impact health care in your local community.

Why Choose UC's RN to BSN Online?

UC's RN to BSN program has a strong network of alumni who have become successful leaders in the nursing profession. Our online RN to BSN program offers flexibility and affordability - allowing you to take your nursing career to the next level. Through our program, you will have access to leading faculty and the extensive resources offered by the University of Cincinnati. 

To learn more, we invite you to read about our RN to BSN online program support services and online program details

About our RN to BSN Online Program

The University of Cincinnati College of Nursing RN to BSN Online program can be entered upon completion of a diploma or associate degree in nursing after a registered nurse (RN) license is obtained. This program was designed to allow individuals to further their education while maximizing the use of their previously earned credits and work experience, creating the shortest path to a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing.

Success Factors

Individuals who have a commitment to lifelong learning, a strong desire to help others, and an ability to work with people of all cultures can be successful in the field of nursing. Career opportunities in nursing allow for multiple work environments, so the nursing field is ideal for those who prefer to have flexibility in their career path.

Career Possibilities

Career opportunities in nursing are as unlimited as one's imagination. Professional nurses are assuming new and greater responsibilities in hospitals, schools, industry and community agencies. Nurses are employed as caregivers, teachers, counselors, managers and researchers. Additionally, nurses now can create careers out of striking combinations of interests such as: computers, music, art, law, politics, business, publishing and the media, among others.

Where you obtain your education can be as important as what you learn. You want to be well prepared to enter the job market or to engage in graduate study. The faculty of the UC College of Nursing are well known and respected in the community for their teaching, research and service.

Majoring in RN to BSN Online

Full or Part Time: It's Your Choice

We offer both full and part-time programs. The upper division coursework can be completed in one academic year, full-time. The part-time program takes slightly longer than two years to complete.


The baccalaureate program at the University of Cincinnati College of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One DuPont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington DC 20036, 202-887-6791. 


Angela Fisher
3110 Vine St.
PO Box 210038
Cincinnati, OH 45221

State Regulations

As a result of state boards of nursing and the DOE Higher Education regulation changes, the University of Cincinnati College of Nursing will no longer be accepting applications for our distance learning RN to BSN program from students residing in the following states:

  • Arkansas
  • District of Columbia
  • Louisiana
  • Massachusetts
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • Oregon
  • Tennessee

Information Session on Demand

For increased flexibility, we've recorded an information session that you can watch at your convenience.

Click here to view recorded RN to BSN Information Session.

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