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Chamberlain University

Degrees RN to BSN
Chamberlain University


Program Overview

Chamberlain University’s RN to BSN program offers a 100% online option for registered RNs to complete the BSN degree. You can earn up to 77 proficiency credits for your experience and still have the option to transfer in additional coursework. The program is 100% online with no travel and no in-residence requirements.

Program Highlights


Delivery type:

  • 100% online


  • All state residents of HI, CA, OR, WA, CO, MD, VA, GA are eligible to enroll in this program.


  • Six start times per year.

Length of Program:

  • The program can be completed in as few as three full-time semesters (12 months).

Units Needed:

  • Units for Nursing Program — 24 nursing credits and 21 liberal arts and science education credits required for RN to BSN completion.
  • Total Units required for BSN — 122 units (123 credits if students takes NR435 Community Health Nursing Course with a clinical component).

— Students must take at least 30 semester credit hours at Chamberlain for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree.

Program Details:

The Fine Print


Transfer Credits:

  • Gain up to 77 proficiency credits for your experience.


  • $8,496 for nursing courses only and $7,434 for General Education courses. (Cost may vary based on student’s transfer credits)
    • Kaiser Permanente RN’s receive a 40% tuition Savings for the RN-BSN program, waiver application transcript fees
  • 24/7 access to courses, library and IT support.
  • No mandatory login times.


BHMT will pay a program maximum of $16,500 on your behalf for the BHMT RN to BSN program. All available KP tuition reimbursement funds will be paid to BHMT to partially cover the RN to BSN program cost.


Residents of California may be responsible for the Student Tuition Recovery Fund (STRF) if this charge exceeds the lifetime $16,500 tuition cap. The STRF is a fund administered by the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education that relieves or mitigates economic loss suffered by a student while enrolled in a qualifying institution. The STRF assessment rate is two dollars and fifty cents ($2.50) per one thousand dollars ($1,000) of institutional charges.

BHMT Program Requirements
6 Month Check-in
  • Meet with your BHMT Academic Success Coach twice a year to discuss your academic experience, and to explore the support resources BHMT has to offer.
Successful Course Completion
  • For continued success in BHMT programs you need to receive a passing grade of C or better for each course you complete. This ensures you comply with the BHMT Academic Suspension policy you agreed to as part of the BHMT Student Agreement. For more information about the suspension process, refer to the BHMT Student Agreement.
BHMT Student Agreement
  • This program and participation is governed by the terms of the BHMT Student Agreement. Please take a few moments to familiarize yourself with the student agreement; by registering and participating in this program you are agreeing to comply with it.


  • Chamberlain’s RN to BSN program does not have prerequisite requirements for licensed and practicing RN’s.