RN to BSN Program Information

The College of Nursing provides registered nurses (RN) who have a diploma or associate degree in nursing an opportunity to broaden their education through flexible, online programs. This program consists of 26 nursing credit hours and 58 prerequisite hours.  PLEASE NOTE: This program is for those who are currently RNs with an unencumbered license.

There are two tracks for the RN to BSN program:

  • Accelerated RN to BSN
  • RN to BSN/MNSc

ACCELERATED RN to BSN

ADVANTAGES

  • Flexible scheduling for the busy life
  • 5 program start times (Jan, Mar, May, Aug, Oct)
  • 7 ½ week courses
  • 12-18 month completion (12 months for the Accelerated RN to BSN program)
  • Students may be able to complete up to 21 hours of specific prerequisites after being admitted to the program
  • Completely online
  • Project-based capstone at end of program

RN to BSN/MNSc

ADVANTAGES

  • Flexible scheduling for the busy life
  • 5 program start times (Jan, Mar, May, Aug, Oct)
  • 7 ½ week courses
  • 18 month completion
  • Students may be able to complete up to 21 hours of specific prerequisites after being admitted to the program
  • Completely online
  • Project-based capstone at end of program
  • Master’s courses available for students with a GPA greater than 2.85
  • May apply in their final semester to a master’s specialty

 

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Contact

Larronda Rainey, MNSc, RN
Clinical Assistant Professor; Director, RN Programs
Phone: (501) 526-7377
Email: LMRainey@uams.edu

Student Services Office
4301 W. Markham, Slot 529
Little Rock, Arkansas 72205
Phone: 501-686-5224
Email: conadmissions@uams.edu