Prepare for the changing healthcare landscape of tomorrow by enrolling today and earning your BSN at NCWU.
Program Start Dates: January, May & August*
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)
A BSN can open up doors to career opportunities you wouldn’t otherwise be eligible for. As you look for room to grow your RN Career and more responsibility, you’ll need additional education. A Bachelor of Science in Nursing is also a stepping stone if your goal is to pursue a master’s degree in nursing (MSN) and work as an advanced practice nurse to include potential specialization in areas such as clinical educator, nurse practitioner, nurse midwife or clinical nurse specialist. Apply today and advance your RN to BSN Career!
Private medical and surgical hospitals
Public medical and surgical hospitals
Schools and universities
Home healthcare settings
Nursing care facilities
Nurse Manager or Supervisor
Nursing Case Manager
Legal Nurse Consultant
BSN prepared nurses have more job opportunities and higher pay in their careers. In February 2015, online job advertisements in North Carolina offered ADN nurses an average annual salary of $46,663 and an average hourly wage of $22.43, while BSN-educated nurses were offered an average annual salary of $69,250 and an average hourly wage of $33.29.
The Institute of Medicine and the AACN recommend that 80 percent of nurses have their BSN by 2020. According to the IOM, nurses with bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) degrees possess the skills, knowledge, and abilities needed to manage the increasing complexity of both patients and the healthcare system.
*NUR major courses start in January, May and August. Students can also begin with general education and/or elective requirements in March, June and October.
Apply to the online RN to BSN completion program at North Carolina Wesleyan University.