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(Do NOT actually enroll to Capella University until you have been approved to participate in the BHMT RN to BSN program.)
Jeff Malherek and dedicated nursing team
Capella University’s School of Nursing and Health Sciences is dedicated to providing flexible, professionally aligned online degree programs designed to help working adults advance in their careers. Over 37,000 students are enrolled in Capella’s bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral and certificate programs. Capella is known for its commitment to student success, academic quality and innovations in online education.
| ||The original online-learning format that's flexible for your schedule and guides you along||The self-paced format that lets you move quickly through subjects you already know, so you can spend time learning new knowledge and skills|
|Course Structure||InteractiveWeekly online discussions with faculty and classmates, plus end-of-week assignment deadlines||Work independentlyComplete courses at your own pace, with no preset deadlines or wait time to move to the next course|
|Support||Regular check-insFaculty feedback in your courses with academic coaches and program advisors to keep you on track||1:1 engagementGet learning support from tutors, detailed feedback from faculty, personalized planning from coaches|
|Assignments & Deadlines||Predictable path from start to finishCourses will have a similar rhythm to deadlines, so you can form homework habits around your schedule||Set your own deadlinesWork with your FlexPath coach to plan when you'll complete each assignment based on your schedule|
Delivery Type: Online. In-person attendance is not required for any courses within the program.
States: All state residents, except Washington residents, are eligible to enroll in this program.
Accreditation: Capella University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. The Higher Learning Commission is among the 6 regional accrediting bodies recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. In addition, the RN-to-BSN program at Capella University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, http://www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation.
Units for Nursing Core: 66 quarter credits
Units Required for BSN: 180 quarter credits (most students transfer in 110-114 credits leaving 66-70 to complete)
Residency requirement: None
Length of Program
|RN-to-BSN GuidedPath:||15-18 months|
|RN-to-BSN FlexPath:||12-15 months|
|RN-to-BSN FlexPath:||$8,640 (12-month program length)|
|$10,800 (15-month program length)|
Prerequisites to be taken within a certain amount of time: N/A
Diversity education course required? No
Free transcript evaluation provided? Yes
International transcripts: An individual is considered an international applicant if the highest degree completed was outside of the U.S., regardless of where the individual currently lives. International applications include all U.S. citizens and non-U.S. citizens who have completed their most recent academic coursework, degree, or credential at an institution outside the U.S.
In addition to the admission requirements, the following materials will need to be submitted:
Prep and Computer Skills prior to Applying
Expert and friendly technical support is available 24/7 every day of the year by calling 1-888-227-3552, option 3.
Recommended Computer Specifications
A reliable computer, up-to-date software, and an Internet connection are the critical components required to ensure the successful completion of your coursework.
Capella University’s technical support staff strongly recommends a broadband (Cable or DSL) Internet connection. Other high-speed and broadband connections will work but will not provide the best performance of tools and resources used by Capella, such as a Satellite connection or a shared/community Internet connection.
Capella recommends that your computer setup meets the following requirements: www.capella.edu/admissions/am_i_ready/tech-specs/.
General Education: 45 general education quarter credits. Please check the Ben U Transfer Guide to see what courses will satisfy some of the General Education requirements for Capella University.
|Ben Hudnall Memorial Trust Tuition|
|FlexPath Billing Session*||$2,160|
|Tuition for 12 months||$8,640|
|Tuition for 15 months||$10,800|
Suggested Program Structure and Tuition for Full-Time Course of Study RN-to-BSN Program Example
|Unit||Course||Course Name||Tuition||Resource Kit*|
|6||NHS4000||Developing a Health Care Perspective||$1,490||$125|
|6||BSN4008||Organizational and Systems Management for Quality Outcomes||$1,490||$125|
|6||BSN4010||Health Promotion and Disease Prevention in Vulnerable and Diverse Populations||$1,490|
|6||BSN4012||Nursing Leadership and Management||$1,490||$125|
|6||BSN4004||Nursing Research and Informatics||$1,490|
|6||BSN4006||Policy, Law, Ethics, and Regulations||$1,490||$125|
|6||BSN4002||Assessment, Communication, and Collaboration||$1,490|
|6||BSN4014||Global Perspectives of Community and Public Service||$1,490||$125|
|6||BSN4016||Pharmacology for Patient Safety||$1,490|
|6||BSN4017||Collaborative Group Process for Nursing Professionals||$1,490||$125|
|6||BSN4020||Nursing Capstone Project||$1,490|
|Tuition for Ben Hudnall Memorial Trust||$16,390|
|Total Program Cost||$17,140|