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RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing Online







Transition your associate degree or hospital-based diploma to a Bachelor of Science in Nursing with our accredited RN to BSN online program.


  • Degree completion with only 9 core nursing courses
  • Flexible completion schedule of 9, 12 or 18 months
  • One advisor from start to finish
  • No hidden tuition costs or fees
  • Credit transfer from your previous program
  • Leadership-focused curriculum

Classes are fully online with a community- and/or population-focused project completed near you.

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Admission Requirements

  • A completed University of Cincinnati online application
  • All official transcripts of previous college coursework with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Documented completion of an associate degree in nursing or diploma in nursing leading to RN licensure
  • Documentation of an active, unrestricted RN license
  • Application fee
  • Confirmation fee (once accepted)

Required General Education Courses

Students complete most of the required general education courses as part of an associate degree program. If you have not already completed some or all of the courses, you are still eligible for admission.*

  • Statistics**
  • Anatomy & Physiology (1 year)
  • Microbiology
  • Psychology and/or Sociology (6 credits)
  • Freshman English
  • Intermediate Composition
  • History Elective
  • Fine Arts or Humanity Elective
  • Cultural Diversity Elective

*Successful completion of general education courses is required to obtain a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Many courses are offered online by UC; the College of Nursing also accepts credits from regionally accredited institutions.

**Must be completed before taking NBSN4062.

Application Deadlines

  • Spring 2017 Semester
    • Application deadline: Nov. 1, 2016
    • Confirmation deadline: Dec. 1, 2016
  • Summer 2017 Semester
    • Application deadline: March 1, 2017
    • Confirmation deadline: April 1, 2017


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.

Online Information Sessions

Learn more about our RN to BSN Online program during an upcoming, online information session.

Scheduled Information Sessions:

  • Oct. 25, 2-3 p.m.
  • Nov. 15, 2-3 p.m.
  • Dec. 14, 2-3 p.m.
  • Jan. 17, 1-2 p.m.
  • Feb. 15, 1-2 p.m.
  • March 16, 2-3 p.m.
  • April 14, 2-3 p.m.
  • May 8, 3-4 p.m.


Angela Fisher
Senior Academic Advisor, RN to BSN