Online RN to BSN Completion Degree Overview

Now is the time to get your BSN degree. Advanced degrees are not only preferred by more employers, they also position the degree holder for leadership roles and additional job opportunities. A Bachelor of Science in Nursing is becoming the standard for entry-level professional nurses across the country.

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Program Overview
  • Register at any time - there are 5 starts per year
  • 16 week semester: take 1 to 2 courses during each 8 week session
  • Degree completion in 20 months
  • Interactive online experience
  • RN to BSN curriculum geared towards the nursing professional
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC)
  • Ability to take sessions off (Leave of Absence)
  • Campus attendance is not required
  • Simple application process - no application fee!
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Online Learning with Unitek College

Unitek College is a degree-granting institution dedicated to helping students gain the skills needed to advance in a nursing career. Unitek College graduates are positioned to take advantage of the continuously rising demand for experts in the nursing field.

You may not physically be in class, but you will feel like you are at the center of campus. Our program features 24/7 online support, outstanding teachers willing to give the attention students deserve, and employment assistance upon graduation. Unitek College's Bachelor of Science in Nursing Completion Degree courses are taught by experienced expert faculty from around the country. Online and in-person students get the same level of instruction and personal attention.

The In-Demand BSN Degree

If you are questioning the legitimacy of earning a degree online, take heart. Not only are online degrees becoming more common, they are looked upon favorably by hiring managers. Employers recognize the fact that obtaining an online degree can only be accomplished by someone who can manage time, is motivated to work hard, and can set and achieve goals. A CNN report found that 83% of executives agree that an online degree is just as credible as one earned on-campus (Source: CNN report can be found at http://www.cnn.com/2010/LIVING/worklife/03/29/cb.employers.online.education/index.html).

A 2011 survey conducted by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) found that employers have a strong hiring preference for new nurses trained at the baccalaureate level (Source: AACN survey can be found at http://www.aacn.nche.edu/leading_initiatives_news/news/2012/employment12). AACN continued their research in 2012, finding that 38.1% of hospitals require that all new-hire nurses have a bachelor's degree in nursing, up 9% from the year before. That number is only expected to rise as more nurses enter the workforce. AACN research also found that 77.4% of employers have a strong preference for nurses who have graduated from a BSN program.

Employers are specifically seeking out and hiring BSN-level nurses for good reason! A significant amount data shows that nurses with a BSN degree are linked to better patient outcomes: including lower mortality and failure-to-rescue rates. It is in the hospitals (and their patients') own best interest that they hire only nurses with BSN degrees or higher.

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