Why RN to BSN at GCU?
- Learn From Leaders - At Grand Canyon University, classes are taught by industry leaders and subject matter experts.
- Accredited - The College of Nursing and Health Care Professions' RN to BSN program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)¹ and approved by the Arizona State Board of Nursing.
- Academic Excellence - Quality academic programs provide the essential knowledge and skills needed to be effective in today's complex health care world.
- RN to BSN in as few as 16 months - With core program classes previously completed, program can be completed in as few as 16 months.
Why a Nursing Degree Matters
Many hospitals are now pursuing Magnet® status and seeking nurses prepared with a BSN². This 100% online RN to BSN program is designed for registered nurses with an associate's degree or diploma in nursing who are looking to further their education, and to maximize their career potential in the health care setting.
"We focus on the body-mind-spirit in health and healing. Students are challenged to integrate spiritual principles into practice when caring for patients, families, and communities."
Anne M. McNamara Ph.D., R.N.
Dean and Professor of Nursing
College of Nursing and Health Care Professions
College of Nursing and
Health Care Professions
Grand Canyon University's CONHCP has been providing outstanding education for over 25 years. GCU provides a low student-to-teacher ratio, and a Christian environment that provides an opportunity for you to embrace a holistic approach to caring for patients: physically, emotionally and spiritually. You’ll gain immediately-applicable critical-thinking and communication skills through curriculum that asks you to make connections between what you learn, its relevance and application to your role as a nurse.
Grand Canyon University was founded in 1949, and is a regionally accredited university. Grand Canyon University's College of Nursing and Health Professions is recognized for educating great nurses.
1The baccalaureate degree in nursing and master's degree in nursing at Grand Canyon University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.aacn.nche.edu-accreditation).
GCU's College of Nursing and Health Care Professions is also approved by the Arizona State Board of Nursing.
2Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-13 Edition, Registered Nurses, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/registered-nurses.htm
3American Asociation of Colleges of Nursing http://www.aacn.nche.edu/leading_initiatives_news/news/2013/employment13