Licensed Nursing Education
Bachelor of Science in Nursing -- RN to BSN
WHAT: The RN to BSN program is a four semester plan for the Associate Degree Registered Nurse to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN). The program is online and typically students take six to seven credits per semester. The degree is awarded by The University of South Dakota.
- Offered on a part-time basis to allow staff to work, earn and learn
- Courses are offered on-line
RECOGNITION/ACCREDITATION: USD currently has applicant status for accreditation of the BSN by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
The program is approved by South Dakota Board of Nursing.
COST ESTIMATES: Tuition and fees are approved by the South Dakota Board of Regents effective each May.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Click here for application procedure.
SCHOLARSHIP/LOANS: Employees are encouraged to visit with their center administrator about financial
assistance that may be available through local resources. Some states may offer scholarship/grant or loan assistance through the state Board of Nursing
or another state government agency. Select "Scholarship Opportunities" from the menu at the left to learn more.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for an online listing of external nursing scholarship resources.
STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES: A variety of resources for students is available at the following:
USD Continuing Education website. Resources include advising, bookstore, business office, computer support, and academic preparation such as, "Tips for Online Learning Success."
ADVISOR: Please contact
Anne Kleinhesselink, RN, MSN at Anne.Kleinhesselink@usd.edu or 605.677.3969.
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