Become a better caregiver and leader.

As a registered nurse, you already make a profound impact on the care and wellbeing of your patients, but having a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree can open up new career possibilities, enabling you to make an even greater difference in the lives of others and the healthcare field as a whole. Additionally, having a BSN is quickly becoming an advantage to entry for most nursing positions. Earning your bachelor’s in nursing now will prepare you for potential changes in the job market and provide you with job security.

Loyola University New Orleans offers a fully online RN to BSN program that is designed for working RNs, building on the preparation of nurse generalists and providing a solid foundation for graduate study. Our bachelor’s degree in nursing consists of 120 credit hours (up to 75% of credits may be transferred in from previous coursework) and is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. The online BSN program offers a well-rounded curriculum that focuses on population health nursing, nursing research, nursing leadership, and nursing informatics.

With Loyola’s online RN to BSN degree, you can enhance both your practice as an RN and your career prospects, all while benefiting from the convenience and flexibility of online learning.

Open the door to new opportunities.

Loyola’s 100% online Bachelor of Science in Nursing program will prepare you for graduate study in a MSN or doctoral program, as well as to improve both career prospects and earning potential as a registered nurse. Additional opportunities in nursing that are accessible to those with a BSN might include:

  • Nurse Administrator
  • Nurse Manager
  • Charge Nurse
  • School Nurse
  • Hospice Nurse

Flexible online courses, taught by experts.

Loyola’s online RN to BSN program consists of 120 credit hours, which includes:

  • 51 hours of major courses*
  • 30 hours of Loyola courses
  • 23 hours of adjunct courses
  • 16 hours of general electives

Major courses include:

  • Population Health
  • Issues in Professional Nursing
  • Nursing Leadership & Promotion of Quality Care

Download the degree program course listing (DPCL) to view program requirements in a helpful worksheet format. For a full list of courses and course descriptions, click below.

*Includes 24 credit hours from lower division nursing courses, completed in ADN or diploma programs (not taught at Loyola).

Apply in 3 easy steps.

We know you’re busy, which is why we’ve made applying to Loyola’s online programs as simple as possible. Follow these three steps to start on a path that will transform your career and your life.

Step 1: Talk to us.

Fill out the request form to talk to a dedicated enrollment specialist who will answer any questions you have about the program you’re interested in, how online learning at Loyola works, financial aid, or the application process.

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Step 2: Apply.

Complete your online application in as little as 5 minutes! Get started.

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Step 3: Submit your documents.

An enrollment specialist will help you determine exactly which documents you need to submit and will even help you get your transcripts from past institutions!

Visit our admissions page to learn more or feel free to give us a call at (504) 577-2855.