For a September start dateThe priority deadline is the prior July 1.
For a January start dateThe priority deadline is the prior Nov. 1.
For a May start dateThe priority deadline is the prior March 1.
The RN to BS program offers exceptional learning opportunities and the support and expertise only available from the region’s largest and most trusted health care system.
Complete your bachelor’s degree online in as little as 16 months to enhance your skills as a nurse and prepare you to transform your nursing career.
Industry expectations are changing, and more health care organizations recommend a bachelor’s degree in nursing or higher. The UR School of Nursing fully embraces New York’s landmark BS in 10 law to require future nurses to obtain a baccalaureate in nursing within 10 years of initial licensure.What Does the BS in 10 Law Mean For Me?
Earn your bachelor’s from one of the nation’s top-ranked nursing schools at a cost comparable to other programs in the region. The UR School of Nursing offers 50-55 percent tuition support in scholarships for our RN to BS program. Also, employees of the University of Rochester may be eligible to receive a substantial tuition benefit.
Learn from a small team of faculty dedicated to your success. Bring your clinical assessment skills, knowledge, and experience together to see the bigger picture in patient care and population health. Plus, you’ll be prepared to respond to new developments in health care delivery and to shifts in the nursing workforce.RN to BS Academics & Curriculum
Completing the RN to BS program allows you to take the next step toward advancing your nursing career. Whether you want to pursue an opportunity within your workplace, explore a new nursing role, or even go on to teach or earn an advanced practice degree (we offer several nationally-ranked programs!), this is a great place to make connections and start the next chapter of your career.Master's Programs
The RN to BS program utilizes the latest technology to deliver an interactive and hands-on curriculum - completely online. Students will receive an iPad once they begin nursing core courses to complete fully online courses. These innovative courses, designed with the student perspective in mind, are designed to encourage critical thinking and meet the Quality Matters Standards for Course Design.
The RN to BS program consists of 32 nursing credits which can be completed online in 16 months. (Actual program length depends on number of credits transferred into the program.)
You can also earn your bachelor’s degree from the UR School of Nursing with these related programs: