Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) RN-BSN Online

Train for management positions with a degree designed to advance nursing professionals to the next stage of their careers.

Fairleigh Dickinson University is ranked among the best universities in the North region by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges 2019.


At Fairleigh Dickinson University, we’re invested in your success as a nursing professional. Our online RN-BSN degree provides you with the opportunity to earn your bachelor’s degree, putting you on the path toward higher earning potential and a better career.

Our online RN-BSN program trains working nurses for management and leadership positions. As a student, you’ll learn how to deliver comprehensive care to individuals and families in all environments, and gain the skills necessary to make you competitive in the job market.

Some key curriculum topics include:

  • Health assessment
  • Health promotion strategies
  • Economic influence on healthcare
  • Ethical decision-making within healthcare
  • Contemporary issues in nursing
  • Holistic patient care
  • Clinical practice research
  • Nursing administration
  • Nursing education
  • Pathophysiology

At the end of the BSN program, you’ll be able to:

  • Apply critical-thinking practices to all aspects of care
  • Demonstrate professional behaviors, guided by ethical and legal principles
  • Incorporate values of human care in the nursing process
  • Synthesize knowledge from both liberal arts and professional education to meet healthcare needs of a changing society and world
  • Use research, problem-solving strategies, and evidence-based practice to improve outcomes
  • Exhibit leadership behavior consistent with the profession
  • Demonstrate cultural competence in the nursing process
  • Collaborate with clients, health team members and others to maximize health potential

Faculty members of the online RN-BSN program are leaders in the field who have years of relevant expertise. Additionally, you’ll study with a community of scholars, and gain professional connections by working with like-minded students. At the completion of the program, you’ll be prepared to enter leadership positions, or continue your education at higher levels of study.

Courses and Requirements

The online RN-BSN program is designed to advance nursing professionals to the next stage of their careers. FDU helps participants to master their abilities through advanced education.

Admission Requirements

Applicants to the RN-BSN program will need to submit the following:

Note there is no minimum requirement for nursing work experience.

*Associate degree only. High school transcripts are not needed

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Why FDU?

Personalized Learning

Through its small intimate classes and superb faculty, FDU offers students a hands-on approach to learning that caters to individual needs.

A Global Community

Our multi-disciplinary programs reach and connect students across the world.

Academic Excellence

Through our commitment to providing rigorous programs, students at FDU are poised to become the next generation of leaders.

Benefits of Learning Online

Pursuing an online degree means the chance to further your career.

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