RN – BSN Programs in Hawaii

Finding an RN to BSN program in Hawaii is the first step toward the essential education a registered nurse in Hawaii needs to advance their career into leadership and other advanced positions. The BSN is also the required education needed for entry to MSN and related master’s in nursing programs that lead to nurse educator positions, advanced practice positions and other related areas that require higher education.

RN to BSN Online Programs Offered in Hawaii

The RN to BSN can be completed in as little as 16 months with prior nursing credit applied through articulation agreements. Hawaii has a school to school articulation model and the school you choose will have to evaluate the ADN or diploma credits you had earned*. Potential students can learn more about how many of their credits will apply toward articulation by contacting the schools listed below. An RN to MSN program in Hawaii may also be of interest.

Recent data shows that there are an increasing number of baccalaureate educated nurses and a decreasing number of associate’s and diploma educated nurses nationally. In order to maintain competitiveness for positions in hospitals, nursing facilities, physician offices and other places of employment. Some of the hospitals in Hawaii require RNs in certain positions to have a BSN and for others prefer the BSN educated nurse.

Nursing Schools Based in Hawaii Offering an RN to BSN Program

Hawaii Pacific University – Nursing

Programs Offered: LPN/BSN Pathway, BSN, RN to BSN, MSN with options (Community Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS), Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), Community Clinical Nurse Specialist Educator)

Hawai’i Pacific University,
1164 Bishop Street,
Honolulu, Hawai’i 96813,
PH: 808-544-0200

University of Hawaii – Hilo

Programs Offered: BS/BSN

200 W. Kawili Street,
Hilo, HI 96720,
PH: 808-974-7760

University of Hawaii at Manoa – School of Nursing

Programs Offered: RN to BS pathway, BSN, MS in Nursing with concentrations in (Nursing Administration and MS/MBA-Nursing, Nursing Education, Advanced Public Health Nursing, Nurse Practitioner, Adult & Child Psychiatric/Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist, MS-Adult Clinical Nurse Specialist, Master’s Entry Program in Nursing, RN to MS Program (with non-nursing baccalaureate), and Online PhD in Nursing

School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene, University of Hawaii at Manoa,
2528 McCarthy Mall,
Webster Hall 330,
Honolulu, HI 96822,
PH: 808-956-8523

*(Source: AACN-“Articulation Agreements Among Nursing Education Programs” Fact Sheet)

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