Online RN to BSN Program


Program of Study (123 credits)

The Online RN to BSN courses are predominantly designed to be non-sequential. Lower level science and liberal arts courses may be transferred to Alvernia University from your basic entry-level program. Each student will be personally advised on what applies to Alvernia University’s graduation requirements.


Credit Breakdown:

  • Diploma or ADN: 67-75 credits
  • Alvernia's Requirements: 48-56 credits
    +  45 of the last 60 credits must be taken at Alvernia University +  Minimum of 30 credits at the 300/400 level

 Liberal Arts Core (27 Credits):

  • Composition and Research (3 credits)
  • Communication (3 credits)
  • Art/Music (3 credits)
  • Literature (3 credits)
  • Mathematics - statistics required (3 credits)
  • History or Social Science (3 credits)
  • Philosophy (3 credits)
  • Philosophy/Theology (3 credits)
  • Medical Moral Theology (3 credits)


Upper Level Nursing Courses (31 credits):

  • NUR 303 Preparation for Professional Writing (1 credit)
  • NUR 307 Concepts and Theories (3 credits)
  • NUR 316 Health Assessment Across the Lifespan for Professional Nurses (3 credits)
  • NUR 318 Developing Cultural Competency and Global Awareness (3 credits)
  • NUR 320 Introduction to Healthcare Informatics (3 credits)
  • NUR 403 Health Restoration in the Aging Population (6 credits)
  • NUR 405 Health Promotion in Families and Communities (6 credits)
  • NUR 411 Nursing Leadership and Management (3 credits)
  • NUR 419 Research Methods for Professional Nurses (3 credits)




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