We are thrilled to announce that Argosy University, Phoenix, is now
offering a Bachelor of Science in Nursing! Classes start Jan 12, 2017!
We also offer the Bachelor of Science in Nursing at our Atlanta, Dallas, Denver, Hawaii, and Twin Cities campuses!
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree completion program
is a post licensure program designed for licensed registered nurses (RN)
who have earned
either a diploma or an associate’s degree in nursing and desire to
advance their personal, professional, and educational goals.
This bachelor’s degree is intended to prepare students for
professional advancement. The format and courses are designed to meet
the needs of the adult
learner RN, and to maximize strengths that the working RN possesses.
The program builds on the pre-licensure nursing course work to help
the aspirational goals articulated by the American Association of
Colleges of Nursing as reflected in the program purposes listed below.
1. Provide a degree completion program for RNs leading to a
baccalaureate degree in nursing in which students can achieve the
knowledge, skills, and
behaviors necessary for professional clinical practice and
leadership in health care.
2. Engage degree completion students in the review and application
of research findings to support evidence-based nursing practice in the
desired patient outcomes.
3. Prepare the degree completion nursing student to exercise
leadership and self-direction in planning, initiating, implementing, and
and emerging roles in nursing, as well as the emerging needs of
health care systems.
4. Foster the ability of degree completion nursing students to deal
with professional decisions and ethical dilemmas through critical
appropriate clinical judgment skills.
5. Provide a foundation for graduate education and lifelong
learning. Students enrolled in the BSN degree completion degree program
are required to
complete 120 semester credit hours distributed as follows: general
education requirements, 42 credit hours; core course requirements, 42
elective course requirements, 6 credit hours; lower division nursing
coursework (transfer credit) requirements; 30 credit hours. Please note
who have not completed the stated general education requirements
will be required to include these courses in their plan of study.
Graduates of Argosy University’s BSN degree completion program will achieve the following outcomes:
1. Provide comprehensive, culturally competent, and ethical nursing care to individuals, families, and communities.
2. Establish care priorities, delegate responsibility to members of
the health care team, and make evidence based decisions to achieve
desired patient and
3. Advocate for the health care needs of individuals, families,
communities, and populations within professional, ethical, financial,
political, and legal
4. Use information systems and manage data to inform patient care decisions.
5. Communicate nursing-specific and interdisciplinary knowledge
within a complex, highly technical, and rapidly changing health care
6. Utilize leadership, communication, and collaboration skills to
improve the delivery of health care and meet the changing needs of
7. Advocate for professional nursing practice within health care systems.
8. Research and plan for educational advancement, personal and
professional growth, potential career opportunities, and lifelong
Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options vary
by school and are subject to change. Not all online programs are
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salary data, alumni success, and other important info.