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RN to BSN Online Degree Completion Program

PROGRAM

BENEFITS   |    STRUCTURE    |    COURSES    |    COHORT INFO

ONLINE LEARNING    |    TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS

STRUCTURE

The curriculum of the 30-credit hour RN to BSN online degree completion program consists of the courses listed below, which are to be taken in the order as shown. While this is the preferred order to complete the courses, UIC understands that life events and other circumstances may interrupt your education. Your adviser will assist you throughout your enrollment and with any schedule changes as you complete the program.

Please note that your UIC transcript will show a total of 63 credit hours earned through the University of Illinois at Chicago as you will receive 33 hours of proficiency credit in recognition for having a current RN license in addition to the 30 hours of nursing coursework.

Order of
Completion
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Semester
Hours
1 NURS 210: Health Assessment X       X   3
2 NURS 242: Concepts/Processes for Contemporary Nursing   X       X 4
3 NURS 385: Clinical Concepts/Processes in Population-Focused Nursing X     X     5
4* NUEL 310: Exploring Complementary/Alternative Practices

OR

NUEL 394: Special Topics
    X       2
5 NURS 322: Introduction to Nursing Research/Statistics for Evidence-Based Practice   X     X   4
6 NUEL 316: Nursing Informatics         XX X 3
7 NURS 390: Nursing Leadership and Management in Healthcare X     X     6
8 NURS 397: Issues in Nursing Practice   X       X 3
Total Hours Required 30

*Students will take either NUEL 310 or NUEL 394 depending on when they start the RN to BSN program.

Completion Schedule
The typical course load is one course per eight-week term. Each course is eight weeks in length except for one four-week summer course. You can complete your RN to BSN degree in 16 months if you choose to take courses in back-to-back terms.


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