Designed For Working Nurses

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and be prepared to advance your career and education to the next level.

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I have truly felt as though the advisors have cared about me as a student, and cared if I succeeding in my courses.
Ashley G.
The teachers have been great with answering questions and making themselves available.  I greatly appreciate all they give to help us succeed in the BSN program.
Kristin O.
I really liked how easy it was to navigate through this course and how the modules were set up.
Stephanie G.
Format and content were excellent.
Christopher I.
The Professor was easy to communicate with and was concerned with his students success.
Kelsey W.
Preferred tuition rate

for nurses from partner health care institutions or associate degree programs - also extends spouses and dependents, as well as United States Military members.


for nurses from
non-partner health care agencies


for nurses from
partner health care agencies

Financial aid is available
*Cost shown for nursing curriculum only. Students may need additional courses depending on amount of transfer credits granted.
Accelerated program

Complete your degree in as little as
10 months
with six different start dates per year. Classes last 7 weeks with a 1-week break in between

Financial Aid
Refund Policy
Application Deadlines

National Accreditation Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education



$316 / nursing credit hour
12 Months
$430 / gen. ed. credit hour

McNeese State University


$233 / nursing credit hour
10 Months
$233 / gen. ed. credit hour

UL- Monroe


$292 / nursing credit hour
14 Months
$400 / gen. ed. credit hour



$260 / nursing credit hour
14 Months
$288 / gen. ed. credit hour

Lamar University


$278 / nursing credit hour
13 Months
$420 / gen. ed. credit hour

NURN 200
Professional Role Transition for the Registered Nurse
NURN 400
Advanced Nursing Concepts
NURN 202 
Communication and Collaboration in Healthcare
NURN 402
Community Health Nursing
NURN 300 
Informatics and Patient Care Technology
NURN 403
Community Health Nursing Clinical Practicum
NURN 301
Research and Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing
NURN 404
Leadership and Management in Nursing
NURN 302
Business of Healthcare
NURN 405
Leadership and Management Clinical Capstone

To apply for the RN to BSN program*, you must:

Complete the online application
Possess a current unencumbered RN license
Have earned an associate degree or diploma from a nationally accredited nursing program and a regionally accredited U.S. institution
Have your official transcripts sent directly from all colleges and universities to McNeese
Pay the $20 application fee
*30 Credit hours must be completed with McNeese.
McNeese state university rn to bsn online

About McNeese State University

Established in 1939, McNeese State University is nationally ranked as one of the top public universities in the United States, has been recognized by U.S. News and World Report’s Best Colleges for eight consecutive years, and is known for having a high return on investment for tuition and high average starting salaries for its graduates.

At McNeese, we’re changing lives by mentoring and inspiring our students to help them achieve their academic and career goals.

All qualified students are eligible for admission to McNeese State University regardless of race, color, age, sex, disability, religion, or national origin.