RN to BSN Programs Indiana

RN to BSN programs are designed for the registered nurse who holds an associate’s degree in nursing or a nursing diploma and wants to move up the nursing career ladder with potentially greater earnings. Potential careers include nurse managers, forensic nursing, legal nurse consulting and many more. The BSN is also the required step for entry to master’s level programs that will prepare nurses for advanced practice, nurse educator roles, nurse leader positions and many other areas.

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RN to BSN Online Programs Offered in Indiana

RN to BSN online programs are popular based on their flexibility which allows nurses in any geographic location or with any type of work schedule to pursue their BSN and advance their career. Most nursing schools based in Indiana and other states offer their RN to BSN programs online with identical content to that of campus based programs. Some online programs can be completed in as little as 12 months with transfer of prior nursing education credits. The online RN to BSN programs you find below have no residency requirements, are well respected and have their accreditation information listed.

The Advance for Nurses 2007 Salary Survey found that BSN educated nurses in Indiana made an average annual salary of $54,260 and associate’s educated nurses made an average annual salary of $48,930. These salary numbers will vary depending on experience, specialty, geographic location, facility type and other factors. The Indiana Nursing Workforce Development Coalition reported that enrollments in ASN programs was 2402 and BSN programs was 4992 and also projects that there will be 318 RN-BSN graduates in 2008. There will continue to be more BSN educated nurses in Indiana’s workforce who will have greater career advancement opportunities with options to pursue master’s education. Hopefully, some of you will enter nursing education where master’s and doctorate educated nurses are desperately needed to help alleviate the nursing shortage Indiana is currently experiencing and will continue to suffer with.

The bottom line is that there are numerous opportunities for the BSN educated nurse and there hasn’t been a better time to start an RN to BSN program. Learn about the RN to MSN Programs in Indiana.

Additional Schools Based in Indiana Offering RN to BSN Programs

Ball State University – School of Nursing

Programs Offered: RN to BSN, BSN, LPN to BSN, Second Baccalaureate Track, Online MSN (leadership (Educator or Administrator tracks), advanced practice nurse practitioner track (adult or family), and clinical nurse specialist – adult health), RN to MSN, Post-Graduate Certificate (Nurse Educator or Nurse Practitioner)

Ball State University,
2000 W. University Ave.,
Muncie, IN 47306,
PH: 800-382-8540

Bethel College – School of Nursing

Programs Offered: RN to BSN, ADN, BSN, LPN-ADN, MSN (Nurse Educator and Nursing Administration tracks)

Bethel College,
1001 Bethel Circle,
Mishawaka, IN 46545,
PH: 574-807-7000

Goshen College – Nursing Department

Programs Offered: RN to BSN, BSN, MSN (Family Nurse Practitioner and Clinical Nurse Leader tracks)

Goshen College
1700 South Main Street,
Goshen, Indiana 46526,
PH: 574-535-7373

Indiana State University – College of Nursing, Health, and Human Services

Programs Offered: RN to BSN, LPN to BSN, BSN, MSN (family nurse practitioner, nurse administrator, and nurse educator tracks), post master’s – family nurse practitioner, post-master’s/prior NP – FNP

College of Nursing, Health, and Human Services – Indiana State University,
Nursing Building Room 328,
200 North Seventh Street,
Terre Haute, Indiana, 47809-9989,
PH: 812-237-2316

Indiana University Purdue University Indiana – School of Nursing

Programs Offered: RN to BSN, BSN, Second Degree BSN, RN to MSN, BSN to PhD, PhD, MSN (Majors: Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health Clinical Nurse Specialist, Adult Nurse Practitioner, Advanced Practice Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner, Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, Nursing Administration, Nursing Education and Pediatric Nurse Practitioner), graduate certificates in teaching in nursing and nursing informatics

Indiana University School of Nursing, Center for Academic Affairs,
1111 Middle Drive,
NU 122,
Indianapolis, IN 46202-5107,
PH: 317-274-2806

Marion College – School of Nursing

Programs Offered: RN to BSN, traditional BSN, Accelerated second degree BSN

Marian College,
3200 Cold Spring Road,
Indianapolis, IN 46222-1997,
PH: 317-955-6155

Purdue University – School of Nursing

Programs Offered: RN to BSN, BSN, second degree BSN, MS in (Adult Nurse Practitioner, pediatric NP, Oncology sub-specialty), DNP

School of Nursing,
502 N. University Street,
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2069,
PH: 765-494-4004

Purdue University Calumet – School of Nursing

Programs Offered: RN to BSN, BSN, second degree BSN, Accelerated MSN

School of Nursing,
2200 169th Street ,
Hammond, IN 46323,
PH: 219-989-2818

University of Evansville – Nursing

Programs Offered: RN to BSN, BSN

1800 Lincoln Avenue,
Evansville, IN 47722,
PH: 812-479-2343

University of Indianapolis – School of Nursing

Programs Offered: RN to BSN, ASN, BSN, MSN (Tracks: Family Nurse Practitioner, Gerontological Nurse Practitioner, Nurse-Midwife, Nurse Educator, Nursing and Health Systems Administration and Nursing/Masters of Business Administration – MSN/MBA)

1400 East Hanna Avenue,
Indianapolis, IN 46227,
PH: 317-788-3206

University of Southern Indiana – School of Nursing

Programs Offered: RN to BSN, BSN, RN to MSN, MSN (Specialty Tracks: Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner, Nursing Education, Nursing Management and Leadership), Graduate certificates, DNP

8600 University Blvd,
Evansville, IN 47712,
PH: 812-465-1152

Valparaiso University – College of Nursing

Programs Offered: RN to BSN, RN to MSN, BSN, Accelerated BSN, MSN (Specialty Tracks: Nursing Education, MSN/MBA), DNP

836 LaPorte Avenue,
Valparaiso, IN 46383,
PH: 219-464-5289

(Source: Indiana State Board of Nursing)

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