RN to BSN:

How to Increase Your Income and Accelerate Your Career

RN to BSN

Take Your Nursing Career to the Next Level

INCREASE YOUR EARNINGS

In 2013, BSNs earned a mean salary of $75,484 while positions requiring an associate degree earned $66,620, across all experience levels.[1]

MAKE A BIGGER IMPACT

ADVANCE YOUR CAREER

RNs who earn a BSN increase their career path options.

Prove yourself for that promotion or new job by meeting heightened preferences and expectations.

Prepare yourself for the increasing job opportunities.

Meet the true health needs of our nation.

RNs who earn a BSN increase their career path options.

Prove yourself for that promotion or new job by meeting heightened preferences and expectations.

Prepare yourself for the increasing job opportunities.

Meet the true health needs of our nation.

Career Paths

Earning a BSN degree puts you on the path to these in-demand specializations:
      Earning a BSN degree puts you on the path to these in-demand specializations:
      Earning a BSN degree puts you on the path to these in-demand specializations:
      Earning a BSN degree puts you on the path to these in-demand specializations:

Career Paths

Earning a BSN degree may put you on the path to growth in these in-demand specializations:

CRITICAL CARE

 

Work in an intensive or acute care unit to care for critically ill patients.

 

CRITICAL CARE

TELEMETRY

 

Monitor the vital signs of patients with gastrointestinal diseases, diabetes, and acute diseases using an electrocardiogram.

TELEMETRY

PERIOPERATIVE

 

Fill the roles of scrub nurse and circulating nurse to assist with and manage nursing care for patients undergoing surgical or invasive procedures.
 

PERIOPERATIVE

EMERGENCY
DEPARTMENT
Care for patients with all conditions in the unpredictable atmosphere of the emergency room.
 

EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT

MEDICAL-SURGICAL
Once considered the stepping-stone to nursing, medical-surgical nursing has transformed into a specialty. Directly care for a variety of adult patients.
 
MEDICAL-SURGICAL

Why attend an RN-BSN program online?

There are many benefits to earning your degree online. 

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Save money going to school online:

  • Pay less per credit hour
  • Keep your full-time job
  • Eliminate commuting costs
  • Study when and where you want

Perform 8% better in school

Contrary to popular belief, online programs produce up to 8% higher student outcomes than traditional programs.[6]

Why University of St. Francis Online?

FINISH FASTER

Go full time and earn your BSN in 12 months. Or choose part time and still advance your career in about 2 years. 

FINISH FOR LESS

At only $400 per credit hour, you can earn your BSN without breaking the bank. Compared to other online RN to BSN programs, the University of St. Francis offers an affordable degree with financial aid options to help you advance your career.
* The chart is for illustration only. Tuition numbers are based on information made public by institutions as of May 2015.

100% Online

No required class or login times

$400 / credit hour

Designed for working RNs

Up to 13 transfer/elective/prior learning credits

Comprehensive, patient-centered nursing education

Focus on on-the-job critical reasoning and clinical judgment

Quality degree from a traditional university founded in 1890

Grounded in Franciscan values

Program accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

Higher Learning Commission regional accreditation

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