#1 RN-to-BSN program in Georgia

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Columbus State University Online RN to BSN Program

The University System of Georgia's eCampus has partnered with Columbus State University (CSU) to offer a completely online RN to BSN degree. The program is designed for the associate's degree level registered nurse to complete a bachelor's degree conveniently and efficiently while continuing a career.

  • No Traveling to Campus Required
  • Free Online Tutoring & Student Success Coaching
  • Multiple Admission Windows Per Year
  • Full-Time or Part-Time Enrollment
  • Can be Completed in Just One Year

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

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Earn your BSN for just $5,572*

*Total cost includes $199/credit hour tuition rate for RN-BSN courses only. Prerequisite courses and institutional fees may be required and will affect the total cost. Please see CSU fee sheet for details.

Free Textbooks

All courses in the online RN to BSN program through Columbus State will utilize open educational resources (OER), which are digital textbooks available inside the course at no cost to the student. You read that right, the textbooks are FREE!

On Demand Information Session

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Affordable Tuition

At the core of eMajor’s mission is the notion of making college more accessible and affordable. As part of CSU’s partnership with eMajor, tuition for the online RN to BSN program has been reduced to just $199 per credit hour. Additionally, CSU is happy to work with employers offering tuition assistance and other incentives for their employees to further their education.

Additional fees may apply. Please see CSU fee sheet for specific information.

Accelerated and Flexible

Classes in the RN to BSN program are offered completely online in an asynchronous format, meaning students are not required to log in for assigned class times. Work can be completed on lunch breaks, on the weekends, or any time that fits around work and family commitments. The program’s accelerated eight-week courses allow students to complete the program in as little as one year.

Clinicals in Your Area

Students are not required to travel to campus to complete any clinical requirements for the program. All clinicals are completed locally through coordination with a faculty facilitator.


Courses Credit Hours
NURS 3194 - Applied Pathophysiology RN 3
NURS 3197 - Professional Nursing Practice 3
NURS 3297 - Nursing Research Application 3
NURS 3397 - Health Assessment 3
NURS 3497 - Health Assessment Lab 2
NURS 3555 - Selected Topics in Professional Nursing 2
NURS 4497 - Community Health Nursing 3
NURS 4498 - Community Health Clinical 3
NURS 4597 - Leadership & Management 3
NURS 4698 - Senior Project RN 3

* In support of the Georgia RN to BSN Articulation Model, RN to BSN students are awarded a minimum of 32 nursing credit hours after successfully passing NURS 3197, Professional Nursing Practice.

Admission Requirements

To be eligible for admission to the RN to BSN program at Columbus State University, students must:

  • Be admitted to Columbus State University.
  • Hold a valid nursing license.
  • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA on all nursing prerequisite courses.
  • Be on good academic standing with all previously attended nursing programs.

*If you live outside of Georgia, find out if the RN to BSN program is available in your state.

How to Get Started


Contact eMajor’s Enrollment Navigators for Customized Enrollment Support and/or a free unofficial transcript evaluation


Apply for admission to Columbus State University, selecting RN to BSN as your intended major. You will also need to fill out and submit a nursing application as well.


Register for Class

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