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Bachelor of Science

Nursing: RN-BSN

An online RN-BSN program for working nurses that integrates faith with practice.

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Program Details

Next Start Date: 1/13
Est. Program Length: 14 months
Course Length: 5 weeks
Cost Per Credit Hour: $260
Credit Hours: 124
Transfer Credits: 60*

*RN-BSN students must document a minimum of 60 transferable college semester hours (90 quarter hours) to start the program

Take Your Nursing Career Further

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that health care occupations are projected to grow 18 percent until 2026. Be at the forefront of your career with the online RN-BSN program at Malone University.

At Malone, our online RN-BSN program is designed for working nurses seeking to advance their careers and finish their bachelor’s degree. As a working professional, you’ll grow in professional competence and Christ-like compassion as you learn from a comprehensive curriculum that combines academically rigorous classes with biblical principles.

Some key topics covered in the online RN-BSN program include:

  • Legal and ethical dimensions of nursing
  • Neuman Systems Model
  • Evaluating patient outcomes
  • Nursing mathematics
  • Human pathophysiology
  • Communication theory
  • Nursing process related to families, groups, and communities
  • Quality and Safety Education for Nurses
  • Clinical application of concepts
  • Integration of nursing concepts and personal practice
  • Current issues and trends in nursing

Malone’s talented faculty have years of hands-on experience and a reputation of helping students exceed expectations. In 2018, 100 percent of RN-BSN campus students passed the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) as a result of the academic support provided by their educators. These educators also teach Malone’s online nursing courses. While working with seasoned professionals, you’ll benefit from their nursing expertise and exceptional teaching skills.

Upon graduation, you’ll be eligible for a host of professional opportunities. Many of our graduates apply to master’s programs. Others find work in positions of management. Depending on what you choose, the online RN-BSN program can be a terminal degree, or a stepping stone to further career advancement, such as becoming a nurse practitioner or specialized medical professional.

Our accredited online RN-BSN online program is endorsed by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). It can be completed in as little as 14 months, putting you on the fast track to success.

*Applies to RN-BSN campus students from 2018.

This program consists of 124 Credits

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Courses and Requirements

Your curriculum. Your career.

The online RN-BSN program is intended to provide students with the knowledge they need to advance in the nursing profession. Through a Christian lens, participants will learn the competencies required to successfully take on more responsibility in their careers.

Requirements for Admission
RN-BSN students must document a minimum of 60 transferable college semester hours (90 quarter hours) with a grade no lower than “C’ earned in each transferable nursing and support course to be admitted to the program.

Required Courses
NRN 202 Nursing Perspectives
NRN 301 Health Assessment and Health Promotion
NRN 306 Mathematics and Statistics in Health Care
NRN 353 Pathophysiology and Applied Therapeutics
NRN 391 Communication and Group Therapy
NRN 425 Nursing Research
NRN 430 Community and the Nursing Process
NRN 431 Management and Leadership in Complex Environments
NRN 461 Capstone: Liberal Arts and Nursing
BIBL 200 Biblical Literature
THEO 407 Faith and World Views

Requirements for Graduation
A student must have a minimum of 124 credit hours including the general education, liberal arts, and nursing curriculum requirements to complete the requirements for graduation.


Admissions Requirements

RN-BSN Online Admissions

Candidates for Malone’s online RN-BSN program must submit the following:

  • A completed application
  • Need official transcripts
  • Two letters of professional recommendation
  • Verification of their nursing license and current certifications

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Career Outcomes

At Malone, our accredited RN-BSN online program prepares graduates for a variety of exciting career opportunities within the nursing field.

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Why Choose Malone?

Malone Online is a Christ-centered university that is recognized for its academic excellence, extraordinary leadership, career-oriented programs, and holistic approach to education.

  • Quality Rankings.

    Among its many accolades, Malone has been listed among the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Values and Best Colleges for Veterans for 2018.

  • Christ-Centered.

    Malone provides an intentional focus on promoting an education based on faith and its integration with intellectual, spiritual, and social growth.

  • Extraordinary Leadership.

    Students work with renowned faculty, caring staff, and can take advantage of unique support programs after graduation.

Benefits of Learning Online

Pursuing an online degree means choosing to elevate your career. Online degree programs offer:

  • Flexibility

    Online learning makes it possible to earn a degree while maintaining a balance of work and life responsibilities.

  • Self-Paced Programs

    Spend more time with instructional materials, and adjust your learning schedule according to your needs.

  • Equal Access to Faculty

    Students who earn their degrees online study with the same excellent professors as their on-campus peers.

  • Affordability

    Online programs allow students to remain at work, and do not incur the additional costs associated with earning a degree on campus.

  • Community

    Learn with like-minded individuals in a digital space that’s every bit as welcoming as an on-campus classroom.

  • Enhanced Motivation

    Because students are afforded so much independence with an online degree, they graduate with the skills they need to excel in their careers.

  • Cultivated Potential

    Graduates emerge from online programs with a greater understanding of their own fortitude and excellence.