RN to BSN Online Program
DNI’s RN to Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (BSN) online program opens the door to nursing jobs in a variety of health care related fields—including mental health, consultation, social assistance, and government. Graduates from this program may apply for employment opportunities in hospitals, offices of physicians, home healthcare service facilities, employment services, outpatient care centers, government agencies, social assistance agencies, and educational institutions.
With four distinct concentrations, this BSN program gives students the ability to pursue a degree in an online program that can help bring them to the forefront of the nursing field.
BSN Nursing Degree Concentrations
- Transcultural Nursing
- Mental Health Focus
- eHealth and Telemedicine
- Ethics and Professional Practice
BSN Online Nursing Degree Experience
The RN to BSN is an online nursing degree program. Intended for registered nurses who are interested in advancing their nursing career, students can earn their BSN degree online while continuing to work.
Sample RN to BSN Online Courses
Professional Practice and Role Development in Nursing
This course facilitates the development and implementation of strategies to enable the synthesis of professional development for the nurse. The course enables the student to recognize and understand the critical role that nurses play in healthcare delivery. Students will analyze principles of professional practice and will explore strategies to model the professional practice role in current clinical situations.
eHealthcare and Advancing Technologies
This course provides an opportunity to assess healthcare services to individuals, families, and communities based on principles, best practices and knowledge of Nursing Informatics and concepts of eHealth.
BSN Career Opportunity
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of Registered Nurses (RN) is expected to grow 16 percent between 2014 and 2024, much faster than average for all occupations.
What is the Difference Between an RN and BSN?
BSN nurses are registered nurses (RN) with a more advanced degree than an Associate’s Degree in Nursing. A bachelor’s degree in nursing can open the door to a variety of nursing careers. Some of these careers can be in specialized areas, including public health or education.
More employers are seeking nurses with Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees; nurses with BSN degrees have the opportunity of being promoted to leadership or management roles or continuing their education.
Experienced Nursing Faculty
BSN degree candidates at Dallas Nursing Institute receive guidance from faculty with years of experience in nursing. Focused on the unique areas of leadership, transcultural nursing, informatics, and telehealth, the online RN to BSN program prepares nurses to:
- Provide safe, patient-centered care to diverse communities
- Participate in creating, promoting, and managing a safe health care environment
- Use information technology related to eHealth and Telehealth environments
- Help facilitate the development of patient care technology
- Collaborate to improve professional nursing standards
Nurses Who Make an Impact
The compassion that nursing students experience at Dallas Nursing Institute inspires them to dedicate their work to benefiting the world around them. Through our online RN to BSN program, our nurses are able to use their advanced nurse training in impactful ways—providing care and promoting public health awareness in diverse communities.
RN to BSN Online Program Cost
RN-BSN $263 per credit hour, with a $50 technology fee per course
- Graduation from an accredited associate degree in nursing program with a cumulative grade point average (cumulative GPA) of 2.0 or higher
- Registered Nursing (RN) license in good standing
Visit the RN to BSN program admissions page for more information on applying to the program.
Transfer Credit Policy
Students are required to complete 36 credits in residency at Dallas Nursing Institute. These credits may not be met with transfer credit from another Institution.
Students who meet admissions requirements for the RN-BSN program will have 60 units of credit, equivalent to their valid associate’s degree, posted to their file.
If General Education courses are to be transferred into the program, they must have been completed with a minimum grade of 2.0 or C from an accredited higher education institution within the last 10 years. Courses or their equivalent eligible for transfer credit are: ENGL 4301, COMM 3301, PSYC3301, PHIL 3301, PSYC4301, PSYC 4303, SOCL 4301, STAT 3301. The CGPA of all the courses transferred into the institution must equal 2.0. No lower division courses will be accepted in transfer as equivalent to the courses listed above.
How long does it take to get a Bachelor of Science in Nursing?
100 Weeks* – approximately 2 years.
*Actual program length is determined by the number of transferable credits as well as student performance. Please consult your admissions representative for more information.