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Nursing - RN to BSN

Offered: On Campus & Online Apply

The nursing department seeks to provide quality undergraduate and graduate nursing programs that promote academic excellence while integrating the values of truth, virtue and service.

RN to BSN (Bachelor of Science in Nursing)

This program is for licensed nurses or students currently enrolled in an ADN (Associate Degree in Nursing) dual enrollment program at another institution who seek to complete a bachelor’s degree.

Format & Schedule

Beginning fall 2019, Vanguard University will offer the RN to BSN program in two formats, hybrid and online. Both are taught by expert faculty using the same curriculum. Students can choose from the following:

1. Traditional Format (classes on campus) - Students enroll in two 8 week classes per semester. Class is taught one night per week on campus for 3-4 hours and includes one Saturday class per semester.

2. Online Format - Online Format –Students enroll in two 8-week classes per semester. Class is asynchronous and faculty will be available for online office hours. It is recommended that students attend on campus orientation at the beginning of the initial start term. There is potential for one on campus Saturday class in year two.

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Vanguard University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

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California Board of Registered Nursing
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Western Association of Schools & Colleges
Council for Christian Colleges & Universities
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