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As a registered nurse, one of the best ways to ensure a long and rewarding career is to invest in your education. Industry expectations are changing, and more hospitals and health care organizations recommend a bachelor’s degree in nursing or higher. The RN to BS Program offers a flexible, part-time nursing curriculum from the region’s largest and most trusted health care system.
The University of Rochester School of Nursing is the ideal place to complete your bachelor’s degree in as little as 16 months. We provide amazing student support and direction to help balance your full work and class schedule. A blend of online and evening in-class sessions provides the convenience of working at your own pace along with a personal touch that other schools don’t offer.
Our faculty are highly experienced clinicians and researchers, and classwork is focused on real-world applications of industry-leading best practices. Complete all of your clinical experience right here in the University of Rochester Medical Center or in the region. If you don’t already work for us, it’s a great way to make professional connections. Many of our students and graduates are employed with the University of Rochester Medical Center, the largest employer in the region!
The RN to BS program will enhance your skills as a nurse and prepare you to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing health care system. Take the next step in your career and become a UR Nurse!
Start your online application today. The RN to BS program is designed for licensed registered nurses who have already earned an associate degree or diploma in nursing. The full list of admission requirements to the RN to BS program include:
Actual program length depends on the number of credits you transfer into the program. You can transfer a maximum of 96 credits, which would leave only 32 credits to be completed at the University of Rochester School of Nursing. All classes are delivered in a “hybrid” format, which is a blend of online coursework and a series of in-class sessions.
With a bachelor’s degree from the UR School of Nursing, you’ll enjoy an exciting variety of career options across a broad selection of health care organizations, including: