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RN - BSN Completion Programs in Maryland

RN to BSN or ADN to BSN programs offer registered nurses with an associate's or diploma nursing education the opportunity to earn a baccalaureate of science in nursing. The BSN has become the most widely held nursing degree in Maryland according to the Advance for Nurses 2009 Salary Survey at 38.38%. As the BSN growth trend continues it has been the opinion of many in the field, that associate's programs could slowly disappear. To stay competitive for future nursing positions and advance your nursing career in the state of Maryland, an RN to BSN is essential. The AACN and ANA have also recently released a statement regarding their position on the BSN degree, stating that they recognize the BSN as the minimum education for professional nursing practice.

BSN programs build on the prior education an associate's or diploma educated nurse has gained. The RN to BSN is designed to strengthen the student's critical and analytical thinking and writing skills as well as build leadership skills, communication skills and basically develop a well rounded and highly skilled nurse. A nurse that is prepared to efficiently and effectively deliver patient care. The BSN is also the necessary step for any nurse who would like to pursue a master's level education to prepare for advanced practice, nurse educator, nurse administrator, public health and other roles that require higher education.

RN to BSN Online Programs Offered in Maine

RN to BSN programs offered in Maryland participate in the RN to BSN articulation model that allows for certain number of credits from a community college to be transferred, helping the educational mobility of registered nurses in Maryland. Online RN to BSN programs offered in Maryland have their own credit transfer policies, which can significantly shorten the length of the program. Some online RN to BSN programs can be completed in as little as 12 months. Contact the programs that interest you to learn more about their credit transfer process and policies. Below you will find the RN to BSN programs with accreditation information available to registered nurses in Maryland. You might also be interested in the RN to MSN programs in Maryland.



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Schools Based in Maryland Offering RN to BSN Programs

Bowie State University - Department of Nursing

The Nursing Programs are NLNAC accredited.

Programs Offered: BSN, RN to BSN, MSN

  • 14000 Jericho Park Road, Bowie, MD 20715, PH: 301-860-3202

Columbia Union College

Programs Offered: BSN, RN to BSN

  • 7600 Flower Avenue, Takoma Park, MD 20912, PH: 301-891-4144

Coppin State University

The Nursing Programs are NLNAC accredited.

Programs Offered: BSN, RN to BSN, MSN - FNP

  • Helene Fuld School of Nursing, 2500 W. North Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21216, PH: 410-951-3600

Johns Hopkins University - School of Nursing

The Nursing Programs are NLNAC and CCNE accredited.

Programs Offered: BSN, RN to BSN, MSN - (Tracks: Clinical Nurse Specialist - Forensic Nursing Focus, Women's Health, Clinical Nurse Specialist/Nurse - Midwifery Track, Clinical Nurse Specialist/Health Systems Management, Health Systems Management, Health Systems Management: Emergency Preparedness/Disaster Response, MSN/MBA, MSN/MPH, Public Health Nursing and Master of Public Health, Nurse Practitioner with a Public Health Nursing focus, MSN-PhD, Primary Care: Adult, Family, or Pediatric, Adult Acute/Critical Care), PhD, DNP

  • 525 N. Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, PH: 410-955-7548

Salisbury University

The Nursing Programs are CCNE accredited.

Programs Offered: BSN, 2nd Degree (RN to BSN), RN to MSN, MSN - (Tracks: FNP, Clinical Nurse Educator, Health Care Leadership), Post-master's certificate - FNP

  • Salisbury University, Devilbiss Hall 235, 1101 Camden Ave., Salisbury, MD 21801, PH: 410-543-6420

Towson University - Department of Nursing

The Nursing Programs are CCNE accredited.

Programs Offered: BSN, RN to BSN, MSN - (Tracks: Nursing Practice Clinician, Nursing Education, Clinician- Administrator Transition), Post-master's certificate - Nursing Education Certificate, Clinician-Administrator Transition Certificate

  • 8000 York Road, Towson, Maryland 21252-0001, PH: 410-704-4170

University of Maryland - School of Nursing

The Nursing Programs are NLNAC accredited.

Programs Offered: BSN, RN to BSN, RN to MS, MSN - (Specializations: clinical nurse leader, clinical nurse specialist, nurse practitioner, CRNA, administrator, or informatician), Post-Masters Certificate - (Specializations: Advanced Practice Pediatric Nursing, Community/Public Health Nursing - Emphasis in Environmental Health, Family Nurse Practitioner, Health Services Leadership and Management, Nursing Informatics, Oncology Nursing, Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, Trauma/Critical Care and Emergency Nursing: A Blended Clinical Nurse Specialist and Acute Care Nurse Practitioner), PhD, DNP

  • School of Nursing, 655 West Lombard Street, Baltimore, MD 21201-1579, PH: 410-706-7522

Stevenson University

The Nursing Programs are CCNE and NLNAC accredited.

Programs Offered: BSN, 2nd Degree BSN, RN to BSN

  • Greenspring Valley Road, Stevenson, MD 21153, PH: 443-352-4400

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