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RN to BSN Program Option

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RN to BSN Program Option

(Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree)

In today’s world, nursing career advancement requires a higher level of education to be leaders that deliver quality, evidence-based care. We are focused on helping nurses in our community achieve advanced positions in nursing and healthcare.

At Midland University, our 100% online RN to BSN program option allows students who currently hold their RN license to complete a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) while continuing to advance their nursing career.

During this program option, students will:

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  • Learn from expert faculty who understand how to utilize online coursework effectively
  • Complete community-based projects and clinical experiences
  • Earn a degree in as little as one year with six or eight-week online courses
  • Transfer in credits earned from previous degrees

At this time we have not set the next start term for the RN-BSN program. If you are interested in learning more about potential future start dates or talking to an advisor for the program, please complete the Request More Information Form or call 402-941-6347.


The RN to BSN program option was created out of a need to provide Registered Nurses a way to advance professionally as nurse leaders. Please visit our Outcomes and Accreditation page to view more detailed information on the RN to BSN program outcomes and accreditation.

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Nursing Statistics with a BSN
Lower Patient Mortality by 2.12 deaths per 1,000 patientsEarn 47.9% More a Year 
In a study, researchers found that a 10-point increase in the percentage of nurses holding a BSN within a hospital was associated with an average reduction of 2.12 deaths for every 1,000 patients, according to American Association of Colleges of Nursing.BSN’s earn 47.9% more a year on average than RNs with associate’s degrees, according to

Benefits of Getting Your BSN

Improve Patient Outcomes

The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) has shown research indicating nurses holding a BSN have better patient outcomes, including lower mortality rates, lower failure to rescue rates, and higher proficiency in making good diagnoses.

Increased Career Opportunities

Nurses holding a BSN degree met the education requirements for 88% of nursing jobs posted, including specialized nursing, management, and leadership positions. Of the 187,000 jobs, registered nurses without their BSN were eligible for only 51%, according to Nurse Journal.

Learn Where You Live & Work

Midland University’s online RN to BSN program option helps students continue to grow professionally while fitting classes into their busy schedules. Students will complete clinical hours within their own community and gain real-life experiences. During this process, students will assess the health needs of an identified population and create an approach or educational plan to help that specific population. Each student selects their population with approval from the course faculty member.  Students will work within their community agencies to implement the plan to meet the needs of that population.

Don’t Have Your RN License?

Try our in-person Traditional BSN program option that inspires nursing students to obtain their Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

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