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BSN Completion

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RN to BSN Online Program

With one of the strongest nursing programs in the Midwest, Viterbo University has developed an Online BSN Completion program (sometimes referred to as an online RN to BSN program).

If you are a registered nurse and would like to earn your Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), consider Viterbo. Our accredited program is designed for busy working registered nurses wanting to complete a Bachelor's degree.

We understand the challenges adult learning presents. BSN completion online through our distance education program gives you the opportunity to learn at your own pace when it’s convenient for you. It allows you to work around your busy schedule, family life and other personal responsibilities.

About Us

Our tradition and reputation date back to the founding Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration, who were among the first to train skilled and competent nurses. Viterbo has graduated more than 4,000 BSN-prepared nurses since 1971, and we graduate the largest number of baccalaureate-prepared nurses among private colleges in Wisconsin. The BSN Completion program has provided a quality educational opportunity for more than 25 years with a personal approach and small class size.

Admission Requirements

  • Graduate from a regionally accredited Associate degree or diploma nursing program
  • Documentation of an active U.S. registered nurse license or its international equivalent prior to beginning the second nursing course

BSN Career Opportunities

The career outlook for registered nurses is very good. Earning your BSN can help you advance your career in nursing. You may have the opportunity to pursue positions as an administrator or nurse educator. Also, many specialties in nursing – such as clinical nurse specialists, nurse anesthetists, nurse-midwives, and nurse practitioners – require a Bachelor’s degree.

This program prepares students for professional holistic nursing practice.  Many nurses advance in their career by earning an advanced degree as well, and with our BSN degree you're prepared and eligible to enter a Master's or post-Master's degree program.

If you are interested in pursuing your degree in the online RN to BSN Completion program, contact the Center for Adult Learning at Viterbo University by filling out the form on this page, by calling us at 1-888-VITERBO (1-888-848-3726) or by emailing us at adultlearning@viterbo.edu.

Click here for more information about our blended (classroom-based) BSN Completion program.

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