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RN to BSN Degree Completion Program

Finish Your BSN Degree Online in Less Than 12 Months

We took the guesswork out of completing your BSN degree. Our “all-in” tuition model means you can finish fast or take your time without increasing the cost of the program. The program is flexible; your tuition is fixed.

Next Start Date: January 7th, 2019

Why Ameritech?

Ameritech College of Healthcare is a recognized leader in nursing education. Ameritech graduates are skillful, sought-after, and ready to succeed on day one.

Graduate Faster

With easy credit transfer policies and no pre-licensure clinical required, you can complete your BSN degree on your own schedule in under 12 months.

Affordable, Fixed Tuition

Finish in under a year or spread it out over three years – your tuition won’t change. Our all-in, fixed tuition model is set at $14,050 before scholarships – no books, no fees, no kidding!

Top-Rated Nursing School

We’re ranked in the top 2% of nursing schools nationwide and are one of the largest registered nursing colleges in Utah—with the reputation and expertise to ensure that you succeed.

Flexible, Online Program

Our online program was designed for working nurses, by working nurses—with no classroom time required. You can learn at your own pace, have more flexibility and control over your schedule, and more easily fit your studies into your busy life.

High Student Satisfaction

At Ameritech, we love our students and they love us back—with our RN-BSN graduates giving us a 96% satisfaction rating.

Employers Love Ameritech Grads

Ameritech has an exceptional reputation within Utah’s healthcare community, with employers giving us a 100% satisfaction rating. Our grads are in demand and get hired—with a 97% job placement rate.

Take the next step in your career and graduate sooner with Ameritech.

What has been most valuable for me, at this point, is knowing that I have work/life balance. I’ve been able to add this into the mix without taking away from my family or from my main job.

Ameritech RN-BSN Student

Why Get Your BSN Degree?

Earn Higher Wages

Nurses with BSN degrees often earn more than those with Associate’s degree, positioning you for greater earning potential. *According to the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), the average salary for an RN was $66,620, while RNs with a BSN degree earned an average salary of $75,484.
Source: https://www.bsnedu.org/salaries/

Become a Better Nurse

The American Association of Colleges of Nursing has aggregated numerous studies demonstrating that nurses with BSN degrees are more knowledgeable and proficient at their jobs, with:

  • Lower patient mortality rates
  • Lower failure-to-rescue rates
  • Higher proficiency at diagnoses and evaluating nursing interventions
  • Improved professional integration and research/evaluation skills

Stay Competitive in Your Field

According to a 2016 study by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), 54% of employers now require a BSN degree for new hires, while 87.7% strongly prefer BSN-prepared nurses. The Institute of Medicine has also recommended that by 2020, 80% of nurses earn their BSN. By pursuing your BSN now, you’ll be ahead of the curve when this degree becomes an employment requirement.
*Source: http://www.aacnnursing.org/Portals/42/Publications/Annual-Reports/AnnualReport17.pdf?ver=2018-04-05-143551-413

Maximize Growth & Earning Potential

With a BSN degree, you’ll become eligible for higher paying jobs with more responsibility, including leadership, management, and teaching positions. You’ll also have greater opportunities for professional advancement outside of basic clinical care, including specialties like pediatrics, gynecology, surgery, oncology, diabetes, psychiatry and more.

Become Eligible for Advanced Degrees

With a BSN degree, you’ll become eligible for more advanced degrees, including those for the four highest paying nursing jobs: nurse practitioner, nurse midwife, nurse anesthetist, and clinical nurse specialist. Whatever path you choose, a BSN degree empowers you with the skills you need to pursue your educational and career goals.

Next Start Date: January 7th, 2019

Our RN to BSN program offers six enrollment periods annually, with the next start date being October 29th. Given high-demand for the program, we recommend that you apply as early as possible.

The timeline was the biggest draw because I could get in with no waiting list. The waiting list was the biggest thing for me.

Ameritech Nursing Student

About Ameritech College of Healthcare

Focused exclusively on healthcare since 1979, an Ameritech degree is a sign of excellence and a symbol of quality that is highly trusted by employers. Our graduates are skillful, sought after and ready to succeed on day one. We are committed to helping every student succeed academically and in their future careers—no matter your background or experience level.

Small Class Sizes

We keep our class sizes small, so you can build relationships with your teachers and get the personal attention you need to succeed.

Job Placement Assistance

Our dedicated career services team provides students with job placement assistance for life, giving you an indispensable resource for new employment opportunities.

Easy-to-Use Online Learning Platform

Our online program is offered using the easy and intuitive Canvas Learning Management System. With this user-friendly, fully-integrated platform, your classroom, library and online education resources are just one click away.

Endorsed by American Holistic Nurses Credentialing Corporation

Ameritech’s RN to BSN Degree Completion Program has received endorsement by the American Holistic Nurses Credentialing Corporation (AHNCC). AHNCC endorses nursing programs that have curriculum grounded in holistic nursing philosophy, theory, and concepts consistent with the American Holistic Nurses Association (AHNA) Scope and Standards of Holistic Nursing Practice.

Endorsement of the RN to BSN program by the AHNCC allows graduates to sit for the national-level certification exam, waiving the additional requirements of practice and completion of continuing education courses. Ameritech is one of only 13 bachelor’s programs endorsed by the AHNCC. That means you’ll earn a quality education and a degree that matters.

Our RN to BSN Program Faculty

Our RN to BSN program is taught by highly skilled nursing educators. As experienced working professionals with a variety of specialties, they are ready to empower you with the knowledge and skills you need to succeed.

Our Program At-A-Glance

48 Total Credit Hours

Degree Level

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

Program Length

45 weeks
(3 semesters)

Location

Online

Required Clinical / Externship Hours

No traditional pre-licensure clinical required

Our online RN to BSN degree completion program was created specifically for working nurses who need speed, efficiency, and flexibility. Taught by seasoned, doctorally prepared faculty with a variety of specialties, the three semester program consists of 13 courses designed to advance the skills of working nurses and prepare you for a variety of clinical and management/leadership positions.

With a conceptual framework based on holistic nursing practice, graduates will integrate concepts of caring that support the interrelationships of the bio-psychosocial spiritual dimensions of the human experience. The program builds upon the foundational education of registered nurses and offers coursework in general education, as well as nursing major courses to complete a BSN degree.

You’ll enjoy a variety of perks during your time at Ameritech. Upon completion of the program, lifetime career placement is made available to our graduates by our dedicated career services team.

Program Accreditation

Ameritech’s RN to BSN Degree Completion Program is fully accredited through the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). That means you’ll earn a quality education and a degree that matters.

Curriculum

Semester 1
Total Semester Credits18
CourseCredits
NUR 300 Contemporary Nursing Issues and Innovations4
ENG 220 English Composition and Professional Writing3
MAT 300 Introduction to Statistics: Data Driven Decision Making3
NUR 320 Holistic Nursing and Health Assessment4
NUR 330 Population Focused Nursing Care4
Semester 2
Total Semester Credits18
CourseCredits
PSY 212 Principles of Human Psychology3
NUR 310 Nursing Research and Use of Evidence-Based Practice4
NUR 340 Quality and Safety in Nursing4
NUR 400 Nursing Informatics and Technology4
SOC 212 The Study of Society3
Semester 3
Total Semester Credits12
CourseCredits
NUR 410 Nursing Leadership and Management Systems4
NUR 420 Nursing Care of the Older Adult4
NUR 430 Nursing Capstone Synthesis4

A couple of my colleagues had gone through their program and they really enjoyed it, especially the instructors and the transparency they saw with their own programs. The instructors I have now are absolutely wonderful.

Ameritech RN-BSN Student 

Is a BSN degree right for you?

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