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Dallas RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Degree
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The RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree at Argosy University, Dallas is a Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) accredited* post-licensure program that can prepare you for professional growth by offering relevant, workplace-focused coursework specifically designed for practicing registered nurses. We are committed to providing you with strategic learning, focused on preparing you for a higher level of interprofessional collaboration, growing your leadership presence, and strengthening your evidence-based practice to help you serve patients better.
The first step toward earning your Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree is to apply today. You can learn more about financial aid options, available to those who qualify, by visiting our Financial Aid and Scholarships pages, or by contacting us to request more information.
About the RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Degree at Argosy University, Dallas
The RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree is rapidly becoming the professional standard for advancing into nursing leadership. Our RN to BSN degree program format and courses are designed to meet the needs of the practicing registered nurse. We offer 7.5-week courses and a program that supports learners to maintain a healthy school-work-life balance. A part-time study option is available.
The program features small class sizes for optimal personal attention, blended with use of a virtual classroom designed to support different learning styles. Our virtual classroom offers you an opportunity to personally connect with colleagues and faculty, providing networking and career building opportunities from wherever you may be. You are taught and mentored by instructors who are masters- or doctoral-prepared nurses with relevant subject-matter experience and can connect learning to practice.
We have an RN-friendly block transfer policy. The 36 credit hour curriculum builds on your pre-licensure nursing course work to help you fulfill the goals articulated by the American Association of Colleges and Nursing (AACN). BSN students are required to complete a total of 120 credit hours for degree award, including 42 credit hours of General Education requirements (transfer credit hours or completed at Argosy University), 12 credit hours of elective coursework (unencumbered RN license may substitute for elective hours), 30 credit hours of pre-licensure nursing coursework (transfer credit hours) and 36 credit hours of Argosy University RN to BSN Degree Core Course Requirements (program credit hours). You may complete the 36 credit program as a full-time or 12-month student, or you may choose the part-time option, completing your degree in 24 months.
A maximum of 90 semester credit hours can be transferred and applied to the BSN degree completion program requirements. Only 78 semester credit hours of lower division or two-year college coursework will be accepted for transfer credit.
Argosy University, Dallas works with community college Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) programs and other institutions to provide you with a transfer friendly experience.
*The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Argosy University, Dallas is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).
What knowledge and skills can I gain from completing the Dallas RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Degree?
The BSN program can prepare you for leadership roles in planning, initiating, implementing, and evaluating current and emerging roles in nursing. You are educated in establishing care priorities and in delegating responsibilities to health care team members, as well as how to more effectively advocate for the health care needs of individuals, families, and communities. You can learn how to better use information systems and manage data to inform patient care decisions. You can learn to more fully utilize leadership, communication, and collaboration skills to improve the delivery of care, and to advocate for professional nursing practice within evolving health care systems.
What career opportunities are there for graduates of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree program?
There are more than 90 hospitals and 265,000 healthcare jobs in the Dallas-Ft. Worth area. A BSN degree not only positions graduates to remain competitive in the profession, it also can prepare them to advance into leadership, administrative, and management positions within the healthcare profession.
How to Apply
The first step toward earning your Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree is to apply today. You’ll work with an Admissions team who can answer your questions and assist you through the application process. You can learn more about financial aid options, available to those who qualify, by visiting our Financial Aid and Scholarships pages, or by contacting us to request more information.