University of Phoenix

Degrees & Certifications RN to BSN
University of Phoenix

To Learn more about the program and apply to University of Phoenix please contact:
Brian Lee
Email: Brian.Lee@phoenix.edu
Phone: 714.338.6448
(Do NOT actually apply to University of Phoenix until you have been approved to participate in the BHMT RN to BSN program.)
 
School Overview

The BSN program at University of Phoenix is designed to develop the professional knowledge and skills of registered nurses. The curriculum builds on a foundation of biological, physical, and social sciences, which contribute to the science of nursing. The liberal arts components enhance development of the intellectual, social, and cultural aspects of the professional nurse.

 

This BSN program includes behavioral objective that concentrate on the development of the nurse’ role as a caregiver, teacher, and leader. Utilizing human caring as a framework, registered nurses are prepared as generalists who are able to apply critical thinking, progressional skills, and knowledge to client outcomes and health care systems.

 

Our faculty members have both real-world and academic experience. This means students can use what they learn in class the very next day they’re at work. And we offer associate, bachelor’s, masters, doctoral, and certificate programs — to give students choices and room to grow.

 

Delivery Type: Local Campus and Online
States: CA, HI, OR, WA and Portland area, CO, MD, VA, DC
Accreditation: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), Higher Learning Commission
Units for Nursing Core: 30 Nursing Core Credits
Units Required for BSN: 120 credits (87 GE/Elective and 33 Nursing Core)
Residency Requirement: How many units have to be taken at the school? 33 credits must be taken at UoPX
Length of Program: Nursing Program Core 33 credits, time for completion approximately 15 months. Total BSNcompletion- 120 Credits is equal to approximately 200 weeks of instruction or approximately 4 years.
Cost: $11,781

Prerequisites to be taken within a certain amount of time? No
Do you require a diversity education course? We do not have this as a requirement.
Does the school provide free transcript evaluation? Yes
Contact for student enrollment questions: Sr. Enrollment Representative, Brian Lee at Brian.Lee@phoenix.edu and/or Sr. Enrollment Representative, Michelle Olea at Michelle.Olea@phoenix.edu.

 

Pre-Admission Process

  • Earned an acceptable high school diploma, GED equivalent, California High School Proficiency Examination certificate or foreign secondary school equivalent.
  • Earned an Associate Degree from a regionally or nationally accredited institution or earned a nursing diploma from a recognized school in the United States.
  • Have a valid, unrestricted, unencumbered RN license from the US in all states in which you hold an active license.
  • Not have been expelled from a previous institution
  • Complete all required forms for admission and submit official test scores, transcripts from all colleges or universities attended.
  • Applicants without previous academic experience in an English language environment must pass the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), TOEIC or IELTS.
  • Applicants with foreign nursing credentials must have an associate degree in nursing or post-secondary diploma in nursing, or earned a foreign equivalent at a recognized foreign institution.

 

State/territory-specific requirements
HI – must submit immunization document if enrolling in a campus-based program.

 

Residency requirements
Students must meet the established UOPX residency requirement for degree conferral. UOPX requires that 30 credits from the Course of Study, General Education and Electives must be completed at UOPX.

 

Admission Process

  • Students email Brian Lee at Brian.Lee@phoenix.edu or Michelle Olea at Michelle.Olea@phoenix.edu or call 714.338.6448.
  • Student self-identifies as a Kaiser employee and part of the BHMT program.
  • Student fills out admissions application – including Transcript Request Form (UPOX requests transcripts)Student provides Enrollment Advisor with BHMT award approval email
  • Student chooses start date for BHMT program, meets with Enrollment Representative to review requirements, forms and select program schedule.
  • Classroom workshops are available for exploration prior to start of program
  • Must take NSG 302 as their first course
  • Enrollment Representative walks student through their first day of class and assists through first course.
  • Approval letter/email: Kaiser will provide students a BHMT scholarship recipient/approval letter/email to identify RN-BSN students who are apart of BHMT. Students will submit the letter/email to their Enrollment Representative during the enrollment process.

 

Graduation Requirements

  • Completion of a minimum of 120 credits that include: minimum of 33 upper division credits and 87 GE/Electives
  • Minimum program grade point average (GPA) of 2.0
  • Must complete the minimum number of credits required by their degree program
Prerequisites

University of Phoenix Bachelor level degree programs all require a Communication Arts and Mathematics Prerequisite. These can be completed with English and Math courses available through the foundation courses at CTU. (If you are officially matriculated and can be verified with official transcripts that you are eligible for our Block Transfer Policy, then you will not need additional general education units. Please discuss this with your Enrollment Representative.)

  • English 101 Composition and Critical Thinking
  • English 103 Composition: Writing and Research
  • Math 109 Introduction to Algebra
  • Math 112 Analytic College Algebra
  • Math 203 Applications of Discrete Mathematics
  • Math 301 Data Driven Statistics

 

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 need only basic computer navigation skills to be successful in the University of Phoenix online and campus environment. In addition, students will need an understanding of Microsoft product including; PPT, Word, and Excel. Any specialized skills can be honed through University of Phoenix student workshops within the student site.
  • Students can gauge their understanding of the working student classroom through the student experience walkthrough prior to enrollment; enrollment representative will walk them through the workshop.
  • University of Phoenix uses a “Home Grown” Learning Management System, unique to the school. For online each learner will be walked through their first day of class by their enrollment representative where they will complete their first couple of posts to the classroom to insure they are comfortable. Any additional classroom or technical assistance will also be provided by the representative and 24/7 technical support center as students progress through class.
Program Details

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) is designed to develop the professional knowledge and skills of registered nurses. The curriculum builds on a foundation of biological, physical, and social sciences, which contribute to the science of nursing. The liberal arts components enhance the development of the intellectual, social, and cultural aspects of the professional nurse. This baccalaureate program includes behavioral objectives that concentrate on the development of the nurse's role as researcher, practitioner, and leader. Using human caring as a framework, registered nurses are prepared as generalists who are able to apply critical thinking, progressional skills, and knowledge to patient outcomes and health care systems.

 

University of Phoenix
Course & Class Name Units Cost
NSG/302 - Professional Contemporary Nursing Role and Practice 3 $1,071
NSG/416 - Theoretical Development and Conceptual Frameworks 3 $1,071
HSN/376 - Health Information Technology for Nursing 3 $1,071
NSG/451 – Professional Nursing Leadership Perspectives 3 $1,071
NSG/456 – Research Outcomes Management for the Practicing Nurse 3 $1,071
NSG/426 – Integrity in Practice: Ethic and Legal Considerations 3 $1,071
HSN/476 – Healthcare Policy and Financial Management 3 $1,071
NSG/482 – Promoting Healthy Communities 3 $1,071
NSG/486 – Public Health: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention 3 $1,071
NSG/468 – Influencing Quality within Healthcare 3 $1,071
NSG/498 – Senior Leadership Practicum 3 $1,071
Total Nursing Core Credits (includes E-Book Fees for Each Course): 33 $11,781
Grand Total:   $11,781