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Our affordable, accredited RN-to-BSN online degree

If you are a registered nurse with a degree from an associate or diploma program, our flexible RN-to-BSN online degree can help you move your career to the next level—without interrupting it.

Focusing on high-quality, evidence-based, patient-centered care in complex healthcare systems, our online nursing degree empowers you to gain the skills necessary for career advancement and healthcare leadership roles. It’s also one of the most affordable online RN-to-BSN programs in the country, with tuition as low as $5,500*. For those who are eligible, the program is approved for VA educational benefits as well.


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  • Easily afford this API Program Name program with 0% interest monthly payment options
  • Fit study around your life with our flexible online study model
  • Upgrade your career prospects and achieve your goals



In addition to Ashworth College's accreditation by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission, the baccalaureate degree program in Nursing (RN-BSN) at Ashworth College is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

CCNE Accredited

What you get

  • A career-oriented curriculum mapped the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, Medicine-Health and Medicine Division (formerly the Institute of Medicine), Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Baccalaureate Essentials
  • Personalized support from a team of experienced nurse practitioners, advisors, and instructors
  • Study at your own pace and plan classwork around your work shifts

prefer BSN graduates

Job opportunities

The demand for highly educated nurses is growing. According to the American Association of College of Nursing (AACN), close to 79% of nurse employers strongly prefer BSN graduates.**


With 24/7 online access to courses, you can study on your terms and continue in your career.


Build on your practical experience with critical thinking, quality improvement, safety and leadership skills.


A BSN is required for management-level nursing roles, such as head nurse or nursing director.

Program faculty

Our faculty has extensive professional experience in their fields. They're here to help you learn, grow, and excel.

Frequently asked questions

You may be taking your first steps into higher education. Or you may be considering online study for the first time. Whatever your situation, we’re here to guide you through the process and answer any questions you have.

Increasing complexity in the delivery of healthcare has created greater demand for nurses with a higher level of professional knowledge. Graduating from our online BSN program will help you compete for the most desirable nursing roles. New York recently passed a law requiring all new nurses to obtain their BSN within 10 years. Your online nursing degree will be very worthwhile!

After you graduate, you'll retain access to your account on the Ashworth EDGE. The online toolkit for job search preparation is integrated with your lessons so you can be fully prepared to make a good impression on potential employers. As an alum, you'll be able to brush up on your Ashworth EDGE and use your account as much as you like.

We allow students up to one (1) year to complete a semester. Ideally, the RN to BSN program can be completed in approximately two years (6 months per semester), but you are allowed a maximum of four (4) years from the date of enrollment to complete the program.

Related programs

In addition to our online RN-to-BSN program, we offer a range of flexible online healthcare programs to help you advance in a challenging and fast-growing field.

RN to BSN admission requirements

Nursing diploma or Associate Degree in Nursing from an institution recognized by the Department of Education. Official transcripts from each post-secondary institution attended with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or greater. Active, unencumbered nursing license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the student's state of residence.

Degree completion requirements

The RN-BSN degree requires a minimum of 120 credits. In most cases, enrolled students receive 60 credits for a completed associate degree or diploma in nursing. Additionally, students can transfer in up to 30 credits of bachelor's level coursework and complete the remaining 30 credits with Ashworth to graduate with and complete the remaining 30 credits with Ashworth to graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree.

State requirements

A career in this field may require you to meet certain licensing, training, and other requirements that can vary by vocation and state. You should check with your state, local government, and/or licensing board to find out which requirements may be applicable in your state. Click here for contact information on state licensing/regulatory boards and certain professional licensing information.

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