Registered nurses with an associate degree or diploma can earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from Austin Community College's RN-to-BSN Program.
You will gain knowledge and skills in research, management, leadership, community health, and health policy to advance your nursing career. Upon completion, you will be eligible to pursue leadership positions such as nurse manager and patient unit coordinator. You also may continue your education toward a master’s degree or doctorate, opening doors to become an advanced practice nurse, nurse anesthetist, nurse educator, nurse executive, and health policy consultant.
BSN Nursing Courses - 30 Credits
|First Semester - Level 1||Credits|
|NURS 3350||Transition to Baccalaureate Nursing||3|
||Research and Evidence-Based Nursing Practice||3|
|NURS 3352||Health Assessment Across the Lifespan||3|
||Informatics and Technology in Healthcare||3|
| Total hours this semester
|Second Semester - Level 2||Credits|
||Community and Public Health||3|
||Community and Public Health Clinical||1|
||Health Promotion Across the Lifespan||3|
||Legal and Ethical Issues in Healthcare||3|
|Total hours this semester
|Third Semester - Level 3
||Leadership and Management||4|
||Leadership and Management Clinical||1|
|NURS 4358||Public and Global Health Policy||3|
|Total Hours this semester||8|
You must have completed 54 credits of the following general education credits and prerequisite courses in order to apply for the RN-to-BSN Program.
International students who are neither a U.S. Citizen nor a U.S. Permanent Resident and are on F-1 status or are seeking a F-1 visa, including those students who are currently enrolled at institutions of higher education in other programs of study, are not eligible for acceptance (or to apply) to the Austin Community College RN to BSN program at this time.
The RN-to-BSN program is a candidate for accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 500, Atlanta, GA 30326, http://www.acenursing.org)
and approved by the Texas Board of Nursing (333 Guadalupe St., Suite 3-460, Austin, TX, 512-305-7400; www.bon.state.tx.us).
Choose the award path that’s right for you. ACC offers a variety of degrees and certificates to get you ready for the next step in your academic and career journey.