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RN to BS in Nursing Online

Advance your degree in as few as 16 months with Colby-Sawyer's affordable and flexible online degree program.

As an associate degree and diploma-prepared nurse, you have the necessary skills and knowledge required to provide patients with quality care. Colby-Sawyer’s online RN to BS program allows you to further develop and enhance your clinical experience through upper-level nursing courses focused on community and public health, quality, safety, evidence-based practice and leadership.

Why Colby-Sawyer's RN to BS Degree Program:

  • Transfer up to 90 credits toward the 120 required to graduate
  • Receive up to 30 credits for professional licensure and/or work experience
  • Rolling admission with six sessions to choose from
  • Accredited by CCNE
  • 8-week asynchronous on-line courses cater to your demanding schedule
  • Academic advisors help tailor your individualized academic plan
  • Submit unofficial transcripts for transfer credit evaluations before applying
  • Financial aid available

Cost of attendance can be found here.

Powerful Partners

The relationship between Colby-Sawyer and Dartmouth Health dates back to 1981 when the college first began preparing nurses at the baccalaureate level. Since then, Colby-Sawyer students have benefited from nursing clinical placements, internships and various other experiential learning opportunities within the state's largest health system and only academic medical center and Level I trauma center.

Today, with help from support from Dartmouth Health and instruction from career healthcare professionals, Colby-Sawyer is proud to offer a Master of Science in Nursing program to further advance the careers of healthcare workers.

Endorsed by Experts

For more than 30 years, Colby-Sawyer’s nursing program has been recognized for its quality, integrity and high standards by state and national accreditation agencies.