Nursing (RN to BSN Completion Program)

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The RN to BSN in nursing is a post licensure program that awards a baccalaureate degree to eligible licensed registered nurses from associate and diploma programs. This online degree is offered through online delivery methods. It is a flexible, affordable method of obtaining a BS in Nursing. Courses are designed to enhance previous experiences focusing on professionalism, leadership, management, research, evidenced based practice, pathophysiology, pharmacology and physical assessment skills. The clinical focus is project based using current issues in health care delivery in the region of the students residence. These experiences are designed to reinforce the course content and enhance critical thinking skills.

Four Year Degree Plan

Course Catalog Listing

Typical Starting Positions

Research Opportunities

Mentoring with a Faculty member.


Gary and Tess Melvin Nursing Program Development FundSardella Family Nurse Incentive Scholarship Anna Roberta Sain Nursing Scholarship Mary June Bland Blackford Nursing Scholarship

Scholarship Listing

Anna Roberta Sain Nursing Scholarship
Brian & Trina Myerscough- Chad Pfeffinger Outstanding Sigma Pi Service Award
COS Advisory Board Endowed Fund Sch
COS Student Advisory Board Student Assist. Award
Dr. Fred & Sara Jane Preston Award in Nursing Sch
Dr. Harold M. & Alice D. Cavins Scholarship
Gary and Tess Melvin Nursing Program Development Fund
Gerardo J. Solis Latino/Latina Scholarship
Gina Giffin Garcia Scholarship
Mary June Bland Blackford Nursing Scholarship
Patricia Stal Markowski Science Scholarship
Rory and Gail Heltsley Steidl Scholarship
Sardella Family Nurse Incentive Scholarship
Scholars in Undergraduate Research at Eastern (SURE Awards)
The Eunice Dougherty Scholarship

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Faculty Listing

Faculty Research Interests

Diabetes, Geriatrics, Health Promotion, Disease Prevention and Adult Education.

Department of Nursing (RN to BSN Completion Program), McAfee Gym 2230
Contact Name: Renee Kidd-Marshall
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