The BSN is an advanced credential for nurses seeking to advance their career in today’s healthcare systems. In fact, due to the growing complexity of healthcare, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) recommends that hospitals increase their BSN staff to 80% by the year 2020. 

A BSN prepares nurses to be more competitive in the healthcare field by building on current knowledge gained in the Associate in Science degree in Nursing (ADN).

The RN to BSN program at LSSC is designed for current registered nurses (RN) and students who have completed the Associate in Science degree in Nursing (ADN) and who are eligible for or have current licensure as a (RN).

This program has been reviewed and accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACSCOC).

The LSSC Online RN to BSN program offers:

  • affordable tuition
  • flexible, fully online curriculum
  • industry-focused faculty
  • a seamless transition from the Associate’s degree program
  • outstanding job placement
  • industry-driven curriculum 

RN-BSN Program Curriculum

BSN Core Curriculum (as of Fall 2018)

NUR 3125     Pathophysiology for Nursing Practice
NUR 3169     Evidence and Research in Nursing Practice
NUR 3634C   Community and Public Health Nursing
NUR 3667     Diversity and Global Trends
NUR 3825     Professional Role Transition
NUR 4829     Leadership and Management in Nursing
NUR 4837     Health Care Policy and Economics in Nursing
NUR 4945L   Nursing Capstone

BSN Electives

Select 2 of the following courses:

NUR 3678     Nursing Care of Vulnerable Populations
NUR 4286     Gerontological Nursing
NUR 3145     Pharmacology
NUR 3870     Informatics in Healthcare
NUR 4257     Critical Care Nursing
HSC 4404     Medical Disaster Management