Degrees


RN to BSN

Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)

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
  • Student Success Coaches
  • Free Online Tutoring
  • 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)

Earn your BSN for just $5,373*

*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

Starting in January 2019, 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!

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 seven-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.


Curriculum

NURS 3191*
Professional Clinical Nursing RN I
NURS 3192
Professional Development Perspectives RN I
NURS 3194
Applied Pathophysiology RN
NURS 3195
Evidence Based Practice RN
NURS 3293
Introduction to Health Assessment and Wellness RN
NURS 3555
Selected Topics in Professional Nursing
NURS 4192
Professional Development Perspectives RN II
NURS 4292
Professional Clinical Nursing RN II
NURS 4698
Senior Project RN

*In support of the Georgia RN to BSN Articulation Model, RN to BSN students are awarded 32 nursing credit hours after successfully passing the first nursing clinical course NURS 3191 Professional Clinical Nursing RN I.

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.
  • Have earned a C or better in all required science courses and labs.
  • 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

1

Apply for admission to Columbus State University, selecting RN to BSN as your intended major.

2

Submit all official transcripts to: Columbus State University Attention: Enrollment Services | 4225 University Avenue Columbus, GA 31907 5645 or via online option

3

Once accepted to CSU, email pace_rnbsn@columbusstate.edu to set up an appointment with the RN to BSN advisor.

4

Complete the eMajor new student introduction quiz using your Columbus State email address.

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