Bachelor of Science in Nursing Online Degree

RN to BSN Degree Completion Program

You’re ready to earn your BSN degree. And Colorado Technical University has the programmatic accreditation you want along with the flexible schedule designed to fit your needs. There are eight different program start dates and the entire program can be completed in as little as 9 months*. You can even complete your clinical experiences in your community. It’s focused, rigorous and designed by nurses just like you. CTU's RN to BSN program: Starting at $12,480.*

RN to BSN Completion Program Goals:

  • Care for complex needs of patients across the healthcare continuum and/or a variety of settings
  • Be a leader in the profession of nursing

CTU's online bachelor's degree programs were ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs by U.S. News & World Report for the fifth year in a row.**

At this time, Colorado Technical University cannot accept inquiries for the RN-BSN program from residents of the states of Delaware, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Nevada, New York, Tennessee, and West Virginia.

*Tuition cost and program length assumes a student will be awarded the maximum credit for transfer, licensure, prior experiential learning, and professional certifications, will be continuously enrolled, and satisfactorily completes all program requirements for graduation. Tuition and timing reflects an accelerated pace for the nursing component of the program. Additional courses, such as general education requirements, may be necessary dependent on credits transferred to CTU. The total tuition cost will increase and program length may change due to academic failure of courses and or withdrawals and drops. CTU cannot guarantee transfer or other credit will be accepted; please see University Transfer Credit policy.

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** CTU’s Online Bachelor’s programs are ranked among the Best by U.S. News and World Report.
Relevant Institutional/Programmatic Accreditation
CTU is institutionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program at Colorado Technical University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (


  • February 18, 2020
  • April 07, 2020
  • May 19, 2020



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Program Details

  • Program Overview

    As the largest group in the US healthcare workforce, nurses are challenged to make a significant difference in the health outcomes of individuals and populations. Nursing roles range from bedside care delivery to executive leadership in complex health systems.1 The RN to BSN degree completion program at Colorado Technical University is designed to help nurses prepare and develop the knowledge and skills needed to help expand their practice options for a variety of clinical and administrative leadership activities and to manage change in an increasingly complex and diverse environment. Building on a foundation of general education and core coursework, the nursing major courses range from a review of the challenges and trends in nursing care to a nursing capstone seminar that provides students with the opportunity to synthesize and apply prior learning. The Colorado Technical University RN to BSN program furthers the mission of the university to teach real-world nursing that serves the needs of students, the population, and the healthcare industry and is designed to help highly qualified professional nurses prepare for their careers at the bachelor’s level.

  • Degree Requirements

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    *Tuition and timing reflects an accelerated pace for the nursing component of the program. Additional courses, such as general education requirements, may be necessary dependent on credits transferred to CTU.

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  • Outcomes

    BSN Program Outcomes:

    • Assess the role of the nurse and the need for open communication, mutual respect and shared decision-making with other healthcare providers in the team’s efforts to achieve quality outcomes for patient-centered care
    • Apply knowledge of healthcare policy, finance, regulation, accreditation and trends in healthcare to active participation in the profession of nursing serving as a patient advocate
    • Evaluate information and technology resources to communicate, manage knowledge, mitigate error and support decision-making in the delivery of healthcare
    • Identify patient preferences, values and needs while recognizing the patient or their designee as the source of control in providing compassionate and coordinated nursing care
    • Design strategies using continuous quality improvement processes to improve the quality and safety of healthcare systems
    • Analyze strategies to optimize system effectiveness and individual performance that will minimize the risk of harm to patients and providers
    • Evaluate evidence-based practices within clinical expertise, patient preferences, and values for the integration of those practices in the delivery of quality healthcare
    • Apply leadership and communication skills to improve the safety, quality, and cost of healthcare
  • Admission Requirements

    Admission to this program requires an unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the United States. Students must have graduated from an Associate Degree in Nursing or a Diploma Registered Nurse (RN) Program, or a graduate-entry educational transition program preparing students for eligibility to become licensed as a Registered Nurse. International students must demonstrate English Proficiency prior to enrollment. Learn more about CTU’s English Proficiency requirements.

    At this time, Colorado Technical University cannot accept inquiries for the RN-BSN program from residents of the states of Delaware, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Nevada, New York, Tennessee, and West Virginia.

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Classes start February 18, 2020!

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Program Disclosure Information for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) Employment and Completion Rates
Employment Rate: 90.96%*

Reporting Period: 1/1/2017 through 12/31/2017 program graduates
Date Submitted: 08/2019

Completion Rate: 70.00%

Reporting Period: 1/1/2015 through 12/31/2015 program entrants
Date Submitted: 08/2019

* Nursing Employment Rate Calculation:

Number of employed graduates/completers, divided by the number of eligible graduates/completers.

  1. This Employment Rate is calculated separately for each program; e.g. baccalaureate and master’s. In calculating this Employment Rate, CTU counts graduates/completers as “Employed” if they have any job and employment data is collected at the time of program completion or at any time within 12 months of program completion.
  2. This rate excludes graduates who have elected not to be employed.

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