RN to BS in Nursing/BSN Degree

To be successful..

These programs are designed for licensed registered nurses to complete requirements for a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing. Curriculum requirements vary depending upon the institution; however, various mechanisms are available for advanced placement in nursing. Most programs are designed so that the liberal arts and science courses are transferable. Classes are often offered online and evenings or weekends. Usually, both full-time and part-time study is available. Completion of these programs provides the nurse with the preparation and experience to assume increasing responsibility as nurse leaders and managers.

What will my job be like..

Registered Nurses (RNs) care for the whole person, including physical, emotional, psychological, social, and spiritual human responses to the entire range of health issues; and are one of the most versatile professionals within the healthcare field today. RNs today are highly respected and valued members of the health care team and bring their own body of knowledge to the process of health care and are among the top 10 occupations with the largest job growth. RNs work in collaboration with physicians and members of other healthcare disciplines and direct and supervise nursing support personnel. They may choose to practice in many different settings, including hospitals, geriatric facilities, community agencies and clinics, physician offices, schools and universities, etc.

Where can I get the education and/or Training?

St. Vincent's College, RN to BSN, RN to BS in Nursing/BSN Degree

Fairfield University EGAN School of Nursing & Health Studies, RN to BSN, RN to BS in Nursing/BSN Degree

University of Saint Joseph, RN to BSN, RN to BS in Nursing/BSN Degree

University of Hartford, RN to BSN, RN to BS in Nursing/BSN Degree

Goodwin College, Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing, RN to BS in Nursing/BSN Degree

Lincoln College of New England, RN to BSN, RN to BS in Nursing/BSN Degree

Western Connecticut State University, Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing, RN to BS in Nursing/BSN Degree

Sacred Heart University, RN to BSN, RN to BS in Nursing/BSN Degree

Sacred Heart University, Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing, RN to BS in Nursing/BSN Degree

Quinnipiac University, Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing, RN to BS in Nursing/BSN Degree

University of Bridgeport, RN to BSN, RN to BS in Nursing/BSN Degree

CT League for Nursing, RN Refresher Course, RN to BS in Nursing/BSN Degree

Central Connecticut State University, Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing, RN to BS in Nursing/BSN Degree

Southern Connecticut State University, Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing, RN to BS in Nursing/BSN Degree

What is the salary for this career?

CT state income: $45000 - $60000

Where can I get more information?

Nationally:

American Association of Colleges of Nursing

One DuPont Circle, NW, Suite 530

Washington, DC  20036

202-463-6930



CT State Associations:

Connecticut Nurses' Association

377 Research Parkway, Suite 2D

Meriden, CT  06450

203-238-1207



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