Online RN to BS in Nursing

Advance your nursing education and prepare to make an even greater impact on your patients. Prospective students must have a valid RN license to apply.

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Amplify Your Impact, Advance Your Career

As a registered nurse, you make a difference in your patients’ lives every day. Do even more for your patients, your organization, and your career with our 100% online, accelerated RN-to-BSN program for nurses with a valid RN license. You’ll gain key skills to tackle new challenges in health care and graduate positioned for salary increases and career advancement.

Prospective students must have completed an accredited RN program and have passed the NCLEX exam. Prospective students may begin the program prior to passing the NCLEX but will be prohibited from taking more than two courses prior to successful completion of the NCLEX requirement.

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Academic Excellence

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Rutgers Quality. 100% Online.

Same faculty and academic rigor as on-campus programs

Flexible & Convenient for You

Flexibility to balance your education with work and family life

Affordable Tuition

Nationally competitive tuition


Real-world skills that translate to career success

Small Class Sizes

Interactive learning with faculty and peers

What You’ll Learn

When you spend most of the day running from patient to patient, you need to be able to think on your feet. Developed by the prestigious Rutgers School of Nursing—Camden, the online RN to BS in Nursing program focuses on building critical-thinking, scientific reasoning, and communications skills with a focus on cultural competence and creativity.

Required courses will increase your knowledge of Pharmacology, Pathophysiology and Leadership in Quality Improvement. Apply your newly gained skills on the job immediately and put yourself on a path to pursue more advanced education and leadership roles in the future.

Career Opportunities

The skills taught in this program will prepare you for positions in nursing leadership and nursing roles both inside and outside of the hospital.

Flexible to Fit Your Schedule

The online RN to BS in Nursing program is designed for maximum flexibility and convenience. The 100% online format allows you to schedule classes and coursework around your schedule.

Tuition & Fees

Earn a high-quality nursing degree at the affordable tuition rate of a state university. 2023-2024 tuition for the RN to BS in Nursing program is $630 per credit.

Students who received their Associate Degree in Nursing from a community college (2-year college) may transfer in 60 credits toward the RN-BS degree. Transcripts are evaluated upon acceptance to determine which courses may be accepted as transfer credit. When you are accepted to the RN-BS program, you will be awarded 33 credits for previous nursing courses you have taken if you have passed the NCLEX licensing examination. Your last 30 credits towards your degree must consist of courses taken at Rutgers.

*Tuition rates listed are for the 2019-2020 academic year and are subject to change.

Committed to Excellence, Wherever You Are

As America’s 8th oldest institution of higher learning, Rutgers University has produced alumni who’ve made their imprint on American history for generations, improving local, regional, national, and global communities in myriad meaningful ways.

We are a nationally-recognized research institution and the state of New Jersey’s preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education with industry recognized faculty of Guggenheim Fellows, MacArthur “Genius Awards” Fellows, Fulbright Scholars, and Pulitzer Prize winners. Whether educating students on campus in New Jersey or online across the country, we are committed to excellence in education, providing a positive student experience, and producing good citizens of the world.

With every new class, we seek to evolve and continue our storied tradition of excellence and integrity.


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