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Online and On-Campus RN to BSN Degree Programs Comparison Chart

Online and On-Campus R N to B S N Degree Programs

Which is Right for You?

If you’re a registered nurse looking to advance your career, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree can help you move to the next level.

Schedule

On-Campus R N to B S N programs follow a set class schedule, so you may need to take time off from your current nursing job to attend school or take time off from your current nursing job to attend school or take courses at night and on weekends if you want to continue working.

With online R N to B S N program, you don’t need to put your career on hold because you can continue working while you further your education.

Location

Traditional R N to B S N programs take place on campus, so you need to take traveling time into account when planning your schedule, and your educational options are limited to universities in your community.

In the past, students in rural or other secluded areas far from campuses had to travel great distances to attend classes. With an online nursing degree program, you can enroll in a university anywhere in the United States no matter where you live.

Timeline

In some cases, you may be able to finish an online R N to B S N program quickly if you’re willing to put in extra time and effort. Traditionally, on-campus R N to B S N program can take two to three years to complete.

Interaction

On-Campus programs offer more one-on-one interaction with faculty and peers. Online programs allow you to engage with a community of faculty and fellow students beyond the borders of a traditional campus setting at any time of day or night.

Curriculum

The curriculum of traditional R N to B S N degree programs is typically the same as that offered in online degree programs.

With the growing popularity of online degrees, many health care organizations now view online R N to B S N degrees as being just as valuable as those earned on campus.

The online C C N E accredited B S in nursing degree program at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota can help pave the way for a more rewarding career. To learn more, call 8773089954 to speak with an enrollment counselor.

View Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree completion program at http://www.allnursingschools.com/nursing-careers/bsn/online-or-on-campus/