Online RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Keep up with professional standards through a program that emphasizes community, culture and communication.
Now licensed RNs who have their associate’s degree in nursing or diploma can take advantage of this degree-completion program and earn a BSN — online. Our Lady of the Lake University’s online RN to BSN program promotes career mobility and job sustainability, and enhances academic, professional and nursing skills. Take classes full- or part-time, depending on your schedule.
In our online RN to BSN program, you will:
- Gain fundamental nursing knowledge in heath assessment, research and informatics, and community.
- Develop an understanding of providing nursing care to a culturally diverse population
- Practice written skills to heighten your professional profile and ensure safe, state of the art patient care
- Benefit from a flexible fast-track format — you may be able to complete the program in as few as four semesters
This nursing education program is a candidate for accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing.
Engage With Your Community for Better Care
At Our Lady of the Lake University, the RN-BSN faculty and staff know the importance of community. In our home of San Antonio, Texas, our nursing education programs are known for their contributions to the health of area residents.
Whether you live near campus or far away, as an online student you will experience the same dedication to community. Coursework emphasizes the importance of serving the specific needs of culturally diverse populations, and as a part of your clinical requirement, you will complete a self-tailored community project based on local community needs and available resources.
OLLU Listed as Best Online Bachelor Program
Our Lady of the Lake University’s online RN-BSN program was ranked on U.S. News Best Online Bachelor's Programs list for 2014. The report revealed the program was ranked #1 in San Antonio, #5 in the State of Texas, and #141 Nationally.
John Hogan, RN, BSN student
Our Lady of the Lake University created a RN to BSN program suited to my requirements. The faculty is extremely knowledgeable and helpful; the curriculum creates a dynamic learning experience. The online classes were suited to my hectic work schedule and promoted growth and learning. Our Lady of the Lake and its professors gave me the tools and confidence to excel.
Prepare for Changing Expectations
Technological, administrative and professional demands on nurses are growing, and a Bachelor of Science is Nursing is becoming standard. Magnet hospitals and facilities require nurses to have their bachelor’s in nursing, and many healthcare employers prefer candidates that have them.
You can also use your bachelor’s degree as a foundation for a future Master of Science in Nursing at OLLU — a common path for many of our BSN graduates who want to go on to high-level leadership and managerial positions.
Whatever your ultimate career and educational goals, the online RN-BSN at Our Lady of the Lake University is a convenient and time-effective way to earn this important degree. Get to know us and you’ll discover a program with a community-oriented outlook, a diverse faculty and student body, and sensitivity to your needs as a working nurse.
Apply for a Nursing Scholarship and Receive up to $7,500 Toward Your RN-BSN
Students have an opportunity to apply for a scholarship from the San Antonio Livestock Expo Distinguished Scholars Program (SALE).
Find out more about the online RN-BSN from Our Lady of the Lake University: call 855-275-1082 to speak with an admissions advisor or request more information.