Colorado Technical University

Degrees & Certifications RN to BSN
Colorado Technical University

 

To Learn more about the program and apply to CTU Click Here.

(Do NOT actually enroll to Colorado Technical University until you have been approved to participate in the BHMT RN to BSN program.)

 

Contact:

Registrar: onlineregistrar@ColoradoTech.edu 844-713-2700 x18209
Billing: Kimberly McCree, kmccree@careered.com 847-851-7324
Admission Advising Team: BHMT@ColoradoTech.edu 855-283-1590

 

School Overview

The RN to BSN degree completion program at Colorado Technical University is designed to prepare nurses with the knowledge and skills needed to expand their practice options for a variety of clinical and administrative leadership activities and to manage change in an increasingly complex and diverse environment.

 

BSN Program Goals:

  • Care for complex needs of patients across the healthcare continuum and/or a variety of settings
  • Be a leader in the profession of nursing

 

Delivery Type: Online
States: HI, CA, OR, WA, CO, VA, GA, DC
State requirements: N/A
Accreditation: The Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program at Colorado Technical University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation)
Units for Nursing Core: 48 Credits
Units Required for BSN: 180 Credits
Residency requirement: A student must complete a minimum of 25% of the total credit hours for an undergraduate degree program at Colorado Technical University.
Cost: When enrolling in the RN to BSN Program at CTU 100% of your education can be funded through a combination of:

  • KP Tuition Reimbursement
  • BHMT funding
  • CTU funding

Diversity education course required? No
Free transcript evaluation provided? Yes
International Transcripts: International transcripts must be translated to English and may need to be officially evaluated by an accepted agency at the student’s cost. A list of accepted official evaluators is available from the Registrar’s Office or the International Admissions department.
Student questions: Contact: CTU’s BHMT-Dedicated Admission Advising Team at 855-283-1590 or BHMT@ColoradoTech.edu.

Pre-Admission Process
The College of Nursing provides each prospective BSN student with a dedicated nursing Admissions Advisor who serves as a guide through the process of applying to the institution. Admissions Advisors and Prior Learning Assessment staff received specific training on the BSN program, as well as additional staff, to assist with the BSN program. The Success Coach team, which supports and advises students while in the nursing program, added an MSN-prepared nurse educator to their team to advise nursing students during their program based on College of Nursing direction. The Success Coach collaborates with nursing faculty to ensure students are supported throughout their program.

 

Admission Process
Admission to the RN-BSN program requires an unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the United States. Students must have graduated from an Associate Degree in Nursing or a Diploma Registered Nurse Program. International students must demonstrate proficiency in the English Language, as measured by a TOEFL score of 550 or above; 213 or higher on the computer based exam.

 

Graduation Process
Graduating Students will receive an email notification on how to register for one of the graduation ceremonies. Student can choose to attend either the ceremony in Denver, Colorado, or attend the web-based graduation ceremony.

Prerequisites

All students must have an active, unencumbered U.S. RN license. The RN to BSN program does not have pre-requisites. There is not a residency requirement. Students must have graduated from an Associate Degree in Nursing or a Diploma Registered Nurse (RN) Program. International students must demonstrate proficiency in the English Language, as measured by a TOEFL score of 550 or above; 213 or higher on the computer based exam.
Please check the Ben U Transfer Guide to see which courses from Ben-U will satisfy the classes required above.

 

Prep and Computer Skills prior to Applying

  • Students are required to have a basic knowledge of computer and Internet skills.

 

Program Details
Courses: General Education
Course Course Description Credit Hours Cost
HSS261 Ethics in Healthcare 4.5
COMS201 Technical and Professional Writing 4.5 $625.25
GOVT201 American Government and Public Affairs 4.5
or
HIST101 Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century 4.5 $625.25
  General Education Hours: 13.5

 

Nursing Core
Course Course Description Credit Hours Cost
NRSG310Challenges and Trends in Contemporary Nursing4$625.25
NRSG311Nursing Informatics4$625.25
NRSG312Population-Based Nursing4
NRSG313Alternative and Complementary Interventions4$625.25
NRSG314Safety and Quality Improvement in Nursing Practice4$625.25
NRSG410Health and Wellness Assessment4
NRSG411Evidence Based Practice and Applied Nursing Research4$625.25
NRSG412Leadership and Nursing Systems Management4$625.25
NRSG413Innovation in Nursing4
NRSG490Nursing Theory, Critical Thinking and Competency4$625.25
NRSG495Nursing Capstone4$625.25
ELESelect 4 credit hours of electives from the list provided4$625.25
  Nursing Hours: 48
  Total Credit Hours: 61.5
  Total Cost: $6,562.50
  Total Cost to Student*: $0.00

*When using combined funding from KP Tuition Reimbursement, BHMT and CTU