Are you a Registered Nurse seeking to develop your career and possibly prepare for graduate studies in nursing? Carey’s RN to BSN program equips you with the tools necessary to stay current in the ever-evolving healthcare field, make clinical and operational decisions based on evidence-based practice, and prepare for graduate nursing programs. If you are passionate about patient care and ready to advance your associate’s degree, then Carey’s RN to BSN program can help you fulfill your calling to care.

The baccalaureate and master’s degree programs in nursing at William Carey University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (

Program Overview


The RN to BSN student can complete the nursing component of the program of study in four trimesters (12 months) on a full-time basis or six trimesters (18 months) on a part-time basis.

Delivery Method

This program is delivered in a 100% online format, with the ability to complete clinical requirements in student's local area.

Applicant Prerequisites & Requirements

Prospective Students must meet the following admission criteria:

  • Graduation from a nationally accredited associate degree or diploma nursing program
  • Holds an unencumbered licensure as a registered nurse in all states where licensed with no pending legal action
  • Be in good standing at William Carey University
  • Have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 on all courses taken toward meeting the nursing degree requirement

RN to BSN Fact Sheet

Nursing Undergraduate Student Handbook

Career Outlooks

Graduates will be qualified for continued practice as a Registered Nurse, with more clinical responsibilities and advancement opportunities; and they will be prepared to pursue graduate studies in nursing.

Board of Nursing Professional Licensure Requirements by State

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Whether you are a first-time student or a working professional seeking to advance your career, William Carey College of Health Sciences has a place for you. We are excited to connect with you and guide you on your way toward joining the next generation of leaders and difference-makers in the global community!

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