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Photo: RN to BS students obtain hands-on experience with iStan, our high-fidelity mobile simulation patient, inside the campus' Mobile Simulation Lab.

Consider majoring in our RN to BS program if...

You have previously earned either an associate degree or a diploma in nursing and you want to upgrade your skills. This program is also for you if you want to prepare for non-traditional areas of nursing.

The RN-to-B.S. program is designed to accommodate the needs and career goals of the registered nurse.

·Offered to RNs who have graduated from an accredited nursing program (A.S. or diploma)

·Individualized academic plan that can be full-time or part-time

·Flexible course schedules that accommodate work hours and are offered at some regional hospitals.

·Provides diverse practice-related activities that require a valid U.S. RN license

·Up to 33 nursing credits awarded based on RN license

Careers for RN to BS program graduates

The RN to BS nursing program helps prepare you to meet the rapid changes in the health care field by expanding and enhancing your nursing education. In addition to upgrading your skills, the program prepares you for non-traditional areas of nursing such as administration, community health, pharmaceutical sales, managed care, etc.

Whatever career path you choose, our RN to BS program is designed to build on what you've already accomplished. The curriculum is divided into phases that allow you to build upon previous knowledge as you progress in the program.

Please use the links in the sidebar to learn more about the RN to BS program at Penn State Mont Alto.