Our nursing degree (RN to BSN Program) helps you expand your professional opportunities and meets the employment qualifications and demand for nurses of the future.
Affordable, Online RN to BSN Degree
With our flexible course options, affordable tuition, and exclusive focus on adult students, students are able to achieve a BSN while balancing a full-time work schedule and other important life commitments.
A conferred associate degree or diploma in nursing is required. If you are currently attending a community college in New Hampshire, consider our CCSNH Nursing Partnership.
This program is available to students in New Hampshire and numerous states across the country. See Availability in Your State for full details.
- The Emerging U.S. Health Care System
- Law and Ethics for Healthcare and Human Services
- Evidence-Based Nursing
- Nursing Care of Populations
- Nursing Care of Vulnerable Populations
- Nursing Implications of Genetics and Genomics
- The Nurse as Leader
A Program that Works for Working Nurses
Our online nursing program maximizes what you’ve learned through your previous associate or diploma nursing program. Additionally, it serves as a natural next step for those who have a bachelor’s and are looking to transition to a career in nursing.
Why UNH CPS?
- Regionally accredited by the New England Commission on Higher Education, Inc. (NECHE).
- Available fully online with select on-campus courses at UNH's Manchester campus.
- Affordable tuition.
- Nationally ranked online programs.
- About 89% of our students are transfer students. Making the most of your transfer credits is our specialty.
- Career advising is available to all students and alumni. We also extend this service to those considering their college options.
- Faculty who are subject matter experts and share their real-world expertise, helping you apply what you learn to your personal goals and career.
- We’re experts at assessing credit toward your undergraduate degree – not only from previous college coursework, but also for other college-level knowledge demonstrated outside the traditional classroom.
Our RN to BSN and our MSN programs are currently available in New Hampshire, Arizona, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Vermont, and Virginia. UNH CPS cannot determine if its MSN program meets the requirements of the NYS Board of Regents; contact https://www.op.nysed.gov/
If you live in or move to a state not listed, please check with an advisor. We are working to expand the number of states in which our nursing programs are offered.
If you’re a NH Community College Graduate with an Associate Degree in Nursing, our CCSNH Nursing Partnership will maximize the credits you already earned through your associate program at a regionally accredited college or university and position you to start your bachelor’s degree with many of your general education requirements waived. Additional tuition savings is available. Visit CCSNH Nursing Partnership to learn more.
- Completion of our free, online application for admission
- High school diploma, completion of a high school education in a homeschool setting under state law, or demonstrate high school equivalency.
- Successful completion of one of the following exams will be required for demonstrating high school equivalency: the GED, HiSET, or TASC
ADDITIONAL CRITERIA FOR FULL ACCEPTANCE TO THE RN TO BSN PROGRAM
- License: an active RN license issued from the state where the student is currently practicing
- Education: Either (a) an associate degree in nursing from a regionally-accredited college or university, or (b) a nursing diploma earned from a school of nursing or teaching hospital
- Passing NCLEX-RN® Scores
Those who have not yet fulfilled the additional criteria can begin as a conditionally admitted student. During this time, you can take the following courses:
- Non-NUR courses
- NUR 600 Enhancing Your Nursing Career
Academic Advisor approval is required for course registration to be processed.
In order to progress through the program, the student must earn grades of 2.0 or better in each required course and maintain RN licensure in the state where they practice.
Get started by connecting with an advisor.
An advisor trained in our nursing program will contact you to learn more about your academic and career goals.
We’ll also share our course schedule so you can read more about the College’s programs, students, and faculty.