Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) Program

Advance your nursing career.

Program Type

Bachelor of Science


Delivery Method



Course Length

16 Months

Program Objective

This bachelor’s program is designed for registered nurses (RN) who are currently working in healthcare and wish to advance their career by receiving a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree (BSN). As it is designed for working nurses, instruction is delivered via an online learning platform, giving students the ability to balance school, work and personal commitments. Clinical nursing courses are enhanced by classes that also focus on leadership and management to prepare nurses for increased responsibilities in their current career. Course instructors are subject matter experts with years of field experience.

Careers With a B.S. in Nursing (RN to BSN)

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Registered nurses who hold a bachelor’s degree will have expanded employment opportunities in areas such as:

  • Leadership and management positions
  • Clinical faculty positions
  • Community and public health roles
  • Research and quality improvement team positions
  • Entrance into specialized nursing settings
  • Other autonomous opportunities
Job Outlook
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Job Outlook

Growth will occur for a number of reasons, including an increased emphasis on preventive care; increasing rates of chronic conditions, such as diabetes and obesity; and demand for healthcare services from the baby-boom population, as this group leads longer and more active lives.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the employment of registered nurses is projected to grow from 2019 to 2029.

Continued Education
Bachelor's or Masters's Degree Online

Continued Education

At Pima Medical Institute, we offer an online Master of Science in Organizational Leadership. Get the skills needed to continue to move up in allied healthcare, with the flexibility of virtual instruction. Work on your degree anywhere, anytime.

Pima Medical Institute has articulation agreements with institutions offering advanced degrees in Nursing.

When you’re a Pima Medical Institute student, you get access to our Career Services team—here for you when you need extra help with finding the right job opportunities, building a resume, strengthening your interview skills or just looking for general guidance.

Program Outline

Learn more about the courses in this program.

Transfer of Credits

42 Nursing, 16 Lower Division Education Credits, 12 Course Credits

Semester I

CPT 301
Microcomputer Applications
ENG 320
Advanced College Writing
REL 200
World Religions
NUR 300
Role Transition and Professional Development

Semester II

PHI 301
Critical Thinking
NUR 320
Integrated Health Assessment for the Experienced Nurse
NUR 380
Nursing Informatics
SPA 210
Spanish for the Medical Professional

Semester III

MTH 315
Statistical Concepts
NUR 425
Foundations of Evidence-Based Nursing Practice
SOC 325
Culture and Human Diversity
NUR 400
Transcultural Nursing Practice

Semester IV

NUR 440
Quality Improvement in Nursing and Health Care Organizations
NUR 475
Community Oriented Nursing Practice and Global Health Issues
NUR 480
Nursing Leadership and Healthcare Management

Interested In Starting This Program?

Find out more about our enrollment process, view our How to Apply page.

Success Is Within Reach

We are truly invested in making sure our students succeed.

“I’ve always loved children, so I combined my two passions and landed a job working in a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU). Shortly after landing my dream job and enrolling in Pima Medical’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) online program, we received the wonderful news that we were expecting a baby boy. I found myself writing discussion boards while in labor in my hospital bed. Although it was challenging working full-time, raising a newborn and going to school, the online classes maintained enough organization and a steady pace to encourage me to keep going and graduate on time.”

Avery Woods, Bachelor of Science in Nursing Graduate

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Disclosures And Accreditations

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