St. Catherine University RN-BSN students
RN-BSN Degree Completion

College for Adults | Henrietta Schmoll School of Health

Are you a registered nurse (RN) with an associate degree in nursing who wants to improve your practice and advance your career? St. Kate’s offers the superior, supportive Bachelor of Science degree in nursing (BSN) completion program you deserve — in the accelerated, affordable online format you need.

Program Details

Classes meet: Online*

Credits for major: 22

Time to completion: 10–12 months

Cost per credit (2023–2024): $500

Start: Fall, spring, or summer

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*One course includes some face-to-face clinical practice experiences; students work with faculty to identify local options.

A BSN Completion Program Designed for Busy Adults

In this program, you'll gain in-depth knowledge and real-world skills in healthcare teams, research methods, biomedical ethics, nursing care of families, nursing care of populations, leadership, evidence-based practice, and systems change.

We offer corporate partner scholarships, reducing your tuition costs by 10%, for RN-BSN students employed by:

After finishing your BSN at St. Kate's, a regional leader in nursing education, you can continue on in a Master of Science in Nursing and Doctor of Nursing Practice degree, with Pediatric nurse practitioner, and nurse educator options.

St. Catherine University RN-BSN degree completion student
Careers in Nursing

Associate degree nurses know that finishing a nursing bachelor’s degree is critical for career advancement. Nurses in the know understand that finishing a BSN from St. Kate's College for Adults — with its reputation for quality and values-based learning — is essential for standing out, leading change, and improving health outcomes.

The St. Kate's online RN to BSN program prepares students for careers in

  • assisted living facilities
  • hospitals
  • community agencies
  • hospices
  • long-term care facilities
  • school systems
Program Accreditation

Our nursing programs — baccalaureate, master’s, and doctor of nursing practice — are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). Admission is open to women and men.

Important Essential Abilities
For successful admission and continuance in St. Catherine University’s prelicensure nursing programs, a specific set of essential cognitive, sensory, communication, psychomotor, and behavioral/emotional/spiritual health abilities are required to be performed with or without reasonable accommodations. Read the full requirements.

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AHNCC Endorsed Program

St. Catherine University's bachelor's degree nursing programs are endorsed by the American Holistic Nurses Credentialing Corporation (AHNCC).

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Due to state-level regulations, we are unable to enroll students who will be residing in any of these states while enrolled in this program: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Kansas, Louisiana, New York, Tennessee, Utah, Washington, and Canada.