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RN to BSN Completion

1 year 100% online 

You’ve decided it’s time to start earning your BSN degree, so you can have more opportunities at work and have a deeper impact on your patients. As an RN-BSN, you’ll have the ability to give back to your profession as a nurse educator, take the lead as a nurse manager, plan larger scale healthcare delivery, take your critical thinking and planning abilities to the next level and so much more. We are thrilled you’re taking this step in your career and honored you’re considering BTC to help you get there.

Get ready for your future nursing career.

This 100% online program can be completed in as quickly as one year and is completely self-directed. Classes, testing, and virtual clinical work can be completed from anywhere, on your schedule. 


Nothing is more frustrating than sifting through different expectations and rules from one class to the next. To alleviate confusion, we’ve streamlined the curriculum to take the stress out of assignments and help you stay organized throughout the entire program. 


Our instructors were hand selected out of hundreds of applicants and are ready to help you become the nurse you aspire to be. Instructors will actively communicate with students in discussion boards and respond to emails within 24 hours during the school week, so you’ll feel like you’re getting the same quality instruction as a small in-person class. Instead of drowning in information through lectures, our focus is on personal communication to help you understand each chapter and how it will affect you as a nurse. 

Prerequisites

  • BIO 111     Anatomy & Physiology I*      4 
  • BIO 211     Anatomy & Physiology II*     4
  • BIO 208     Microbiology*                       4
  • CHE 103    Chemistry*                            4
  • BIO 302     Nutrition                               3 

*must include a lab component

Requirements for Program

  • Complete application and $50 non-refundable fee
  • Unencumbered Missouri RN license
  • Nursing diploma or ASN completion
  • Minimum CGPA of 2.00
  • Satisfactory background screenings
  • Official transcript with satisfactory pre-requisite classes completed

A virtual approach to hands-on learning.

This program truly is 100% online, and we don’t want to sacrifice quality practice for the convenience of online learning. That is why we have partnered with one of the best online simulation experiences, Shadow Health, to offer our students an immersive clinical experience from your computer. Through Shadow Health, you will work with a diverse set of patients and scenarios and interact with them in real-time. This software allows you to practice critical thinking, patient care and education, and much more in a safe environment. You can learn more about Shadow Health in this video and see what your clinical work will look like as a BTC RN to BSN student.

Why BTC?

We’re a small school with small class sizes and we take our students’ success personally. At some larger schools, you’re stuck in giant classrooms with an impersonal atmosphere and no help in sight. At BTC you’re a name, not just a number.

We’ve hand selected our nursing faculty out of hundreds of applicants to make sure they are the best for our students. Help is always available and our staff and faculty strive to help you reach your goals and navigate the waters of an online nursing program.

Do I need to take an entrance exam for the RN to BSN Completion program?

No, entrance exams are not part of the RN to BSN Completion program admissions process.

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Is financial aid available for the RN to BSN Completion program?

Yes, financial aid is available for those who qualify. Please go to our financial aid page and follow the steps to fill out the FAFSA to learn if you qualify. We also strongly recommend you speak with the HR department at your employer to learn about possible tuition reimbursement opportunities. Don’t forget to check our financial aid page to learn about scholarships available to our students as well!

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What equipment will I need for the RN to BSN Completion online program?

You’ll need a computer with a camera and microphone with access to reliable internet. We also recommend a reliable way to print. We provide Office 365 to all of our students, including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

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I am a BTC Professional Nursing grad. Are there any benefits of choosing BTC’s RN to BSN Completion over other programs?

Of course! You won’t have to retake any of the pre-requisite classes because all of your credits will transfer to the RN to BSN Completion program. You also might recognize some of the faculty and old classmates, which should help you feel more comfortable and be excited about participating in class.

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Can I start the online RN to BSN Completion program while I’m in my ASN program?

No, you must graduate and pass the NCLEX-RN to apply for the RN to BSN Completion program.

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