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Online Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) Program Outcomes

Prepare for Career Advancement or Graduate Study

The online Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) degree completion program at Saint Mary’s provides a quality, relevant, and rigorous nursing education based on Lasallian principles to prepare registered nursing for professional nursing practice and graduate study.

This program upholds and instills the core values of:

  • Academic excellence
  • Professionalism
  • Personal integrity
  • Responsibility
  • Compassion

The practitioner faculty and student will forge a shared sense of responsibility focused on attaining the goal of becoming a baccalaureate-prepared registered nurse. Upon graduation, you will have acquired the knowledge and skills to:

  • Synthesize concepts from the sciences, humanities, and social sciences into professional practice
  • Advance your critical-thinking skills
  • Communicate effectively
  • Demonstrate professionalism
  • Continue to learn throughout your nursing career

Learn the Essentials of Nursing Practice

This program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). It is designed to teach you the essentials of baccalaureate nursing education. Upon graduation, you will be expected to know how to:

  • Apply concepts from federal, state, and institutional healthcare policy and regulatory systems to advance safe patient care
  • Apply scientific and outcome-based evidence to nursing practice
  • Use information management and patient-care technology to improve patient care
  • Use critical thinking to integrate quality assurance, resource allocation, and financial management policies into professional nursing practice
  • Apply health-promotion and wellness principles to diverse individuals, groups, and communities as identified through community health assessment techniques
  • Integrate the values of integrity, autonomy, human dignity, and social justice into all aspects of your nursing practice
  • Collaborate and communicate effectively with patients, families, and interdisciplinary teams for optimal healthcare efficiency and patient care
  • Apply nursing processes, knowledge, and skills to changing population demographics, healthcare economics, and service delivery across the lifespan and healthcare continuum

Gain Experience in Your Desired Setting

While most B.S. in Nursing programs (RN to BSN) offer a practicum opportunity in only one or two practice areas, Saint Mary’s offers you the flexibility to individualize your capstone project to your personal goals. By shadowing a practicing nurse in your care setting of choice, you will earn experience that is appealing to potential employers in your desired specialty.

Learn an Integrated Approach

Unlike most B.S. in Nursing programs (RN to BSN), Saint Mary’s also offers instruction in interventional and nontraditional nursing therapies such as acupressure and therapeutic massage therapy.

Requiring just one year to complete and affordable at just $450 per credit hour (with an iPad included), this degree from Saint Mary’s will efficiently get you where you want to go.

Take charge of your career and make an impact in nursing. Call 877-308-9954to speak with an enrollment counselor or request free information to learn how the online Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) completion program at Saint Mary’s can help you meet your career goals.