The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN completion) program is designed for
the registered nurse who wishes to advance their knowledge in nursing, the sciences
and the liberal arts. The program helps the registered nurse develop analytical and
communication skills for professional excellence.
The curriculum focuses on holistic health promotion for the individual student, the
profession, the individual client, groups and the population. There is a strong emphasis
on the nurse's personal development, the needs and future of the profession and the
broad, accountable nursing role that is needed and expected by today's health care
consumer. The program prepares the registered nurse for generalist nursing practice.
A variety of faculty members, student experiences and learning environments are used
to meet program and individual student goals.
Webster's program is tailored to working adults, offering part-time enrollment and
eight-week terms. To accommodate individuals' unique learning preferences, classes
are offered online. Typically, students complete the core nursing curriculum in 2
to 2.5 years depending on if courses are taken in the summer. Frequently, RN to BSN
students must take additional Global Citizenship Program and/or elective courses to
fulfill degree requirements. Nursing faculty advisors discuss additional requirements
during the admission interview.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN completion program)