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Online RN to BSN Program

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Finish in as little as one year

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Affordable and high-quality

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Focus on Culturally Sensitive Nursing

Nurses who lead with compassion and empathy can make a true impact in the lives of their patients and, in turn, their community at large. At North Carolina Central University (NCCU), our online RN to BSN program prepares you to advance your career by developing the transformative nursing skills that today’s health care system needs.

Designed for registered nurses who have a license to practice in the state of North Carolina, our online RN to BSN emphasizes collaboration, integrity and cultural sensitivity to create an education that’s both well rounded and meaningful. Guided by dedicated faculty who truly care about your success, you can earn your BSN in as little as just one year.

Are you ready to take your next step?

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Earn Your RN to BSN Online at NCCU

Our generous transfer policy means you can complete the online RN to BSN program quickly, with just six required nursing courses. Through a mix of eight-week and 15-week courses, you’ll learn to:

  • Synthesize theoretical and empirical knowledge from the liberal arts to promote accurate decision-making
  • Use the nursing process within the context of therapeutic interventions to changing client environments
  • Integrate principles of diversity, leadership and communication into the management of patient care
  • Collaborate in interprofessional health teams to improve health care delivery to a variety of patient populations
  • Use the research process and its findings to implement evidence-based practice across health care contexts

Career Options with an RN to BSN from NCCU

Here are some potential careers you can reach by earning your BSN degree.*

Nursing Manager

Median Annual Salary: $91,682

Occupational Health Nurse

Median Annual Salary: $78,302

Hospice Nurse

Median Annual Salary: $73,353

Oncology Nurse

Median Annual Salary: $81,156

Nurse Case Manager

Median Annual Salary: $77,054

*Salary data from Payscale
“It moved me to tears to get accepted here into NCCU because of the tradition, the history. I just wanted to be part of something historical, something great.”
— Mohamed Barrie, 2021, RN to BSN graduate


High-Value Nursing Education at an Accessible Price

At just $350 per credit hour for in-state students, our online RN to BSN degree delivers dependable value for your nursing education. We also accept transfer credits, allowing you to earn your degree at an accelerated rate.

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A Tradition of Excellence

North Carolina Central University is consistently ranked as a top Historically Black College or University (HBCU) and among the Best Regional Universities in the South by U.S. News & World Report, offering flagship nursing education that carries weight with employers.

Why Choose NCCU?

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We partner with health care facilities throughout the state to provide clinical experiences that align with your goals.

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Starting in 1961, NCCU became one of the first universities in the U.S. to offer a bachelor’s in nursing to associate degree and diploma nurses.

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NCCU nursing programs boast high graduation rates, empowering students of all backgrounds to complete their education.

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About NCCU

North Carolina Central University (NCCU) prepares students to succeed in the global marketplace. NCCU’s flagship programs in the sciences, education, law, business, nursing and the arts prepare students for professions ranging from clinical research to information science. Founded in 1910, NCCU remains committed to diversity in and access to higher education.


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