RN to BSN Completion Programs in Washington

RN to BSN programs build on the registered nurses prior diploma or associate's degree in nursing education. The RN to BSN completion program is designed to strengthen clinical nursing skills as well as communication and leadership skills, with the goal being development of a more "well-rounded" nurse. The baccalaureate educated nurse is prepared for leadership roles that require complex decision making and management skills. The BSN is also the necessary step prior to pursuing a master's degree in nursing.

RN to BSN Online Programs in Washington

The majority of RN to BSN programs are offered completely or partially online which allows the working or rural based nurse the opportunity to complete their RN to BSN degree at their own pace. A feature to look for in any online RN to BSN degree completion program is their accreditation. CCNE or NLNAC accreditation demonstrates that the program meets specific nursing education requirements and that graduates are adequately prepared to practice professional nursing at the baccalaureate level and meet employers expectations.

RN to BSN programs in Washington can often be completed in as little as 12 months with prior education credit transfers. Contact the schools listed below to learn more about which prior courses will transfer and how many credits are able to be transferred. Credit transfer can significantly decrease the length of the program and avoid duplication of courses. The programs below offer affordable, high quality and accredited curriculum to residents of the state of Washington. You might also be interested in reading about the RN to MSN programs in Washington.

Schools Based in Washington Offering RN to BSN Programs

Seattle Pacific University

CCNE accredited.

Program Offered: RN to BSN, MSN - (Nurse Practitioner Track)

  • 3307 3rd Avenue West, Seattle, WA 98119-1997, PH: 206-281-2000

University of Washington - Bothell

CCNE accredited.

Program Offered: RN to BSN

  • University of Washington Bothell, 18115 Campus Way NE, Bothell, WA 98011-8246, PH: 425-352-5000

University of Washington - Tacoma

CCNE accredited.

Program Offered: RN to BSN

  • 1900 Commerce St, Tacoma WA 98402-3100, PH: 253-692-4000

Washington State University Spokane

Accredited the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The RN to BSN program is offered at the Yakima, Vancouver and Tri-Cities campus locations.

Program Offered: RN to BSN, RN to MN, MN, PhD,

  • College of Nursing, PO Box 1495, Spokane WA 99210-1495, PH: 509-324-7360

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