Regardless of where you live, you may earn your Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of North Dakota.
The full or part-time, online RN to BSN program is designed for qualified, experienced registered nurses (RNs) who are unable to attend traditional, on-campus classes. You are not required to come to campus at any time; however, a local clinical component is part of the program.
Nursing diploma or associate degree in nursing from a regionally accredited institution
Minimum GPA of 2.50 in prior coursework
Current, unencumbered RN license in the United States
Successful completion of prerequisite coursework at the bachelor's level* in:
English Composition I (3 Credits)
English Composition II (3 Credits)
Introduction to Psychology (3 Credits)
Developmental Psychology (3-4 Credits)
Introduction to Sociology or Social Problems or Cultural Anthropology (3 Credits)
Math, Science, and Support Courses including: Anatomy, Microbiology, Nutrition, Physiology, and Statistics (minimum of 9 Credits)
Pharmacology (3 Credits)
*You may transfer some of the prerequisite credits from another regionally accredited institution (exceptions may apply; see FAQs for details). For most of the above prerequisite courses, you also may complete online courses from UND.
If you do not meet the RN to BSN program admission requirements, you may be admitted on a provisional basis with continued enrollment contingent on successful completion of prerequisite coursework and/or successful performance in the program.
Military Personnel & Veterans
Our University is proud to serve those who serve our country. Through UND Online & Distance Education, you can take advantage of convenient programs and services that fit your life as a military service member, veteran or family member. Learn more.