Nursing (RN to BSN)

As hospital systems increasingly require nurses to hold a bachelor’s degree and healthcare regulations enforce stricter guidelines, you can increase your knowledge and skills as a working nurse professional at Robert Morris University Illinois.  The RN to BSN program in the College of Nursing & Health Studies will help you obtain more job security and open doors to future job opportunities.  Registered Nurses (RN) with an Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) can obtain the Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing in as little as 15 months.

The RN to BSN program at RMU offers up to 4 classes of credit for your NCLEX license. With an individualized program plan, our advisors will tailor the program to focus on the health areas in which you want to specialize.

Payscale.com recently released data that shows the potential to earn 70% more with a BSN versus an ADN. They reported that Registered Nurses earn a median of $39,100, while those with a BSN will earn more than $69,000.

  • The Clare
  • Plymouth Place
  • Weiss Memorial Hospital
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital
  • Mount Sinai
  • Norwegian American Hospital
  • Ingalls Memorial Hospital
  • Advanced Nursing Concepts
  • Nursing Management & Leadership
  • Community Nursing
  • Law & Ethics in Healthcare Today
  • Health & Disease
  • Foundations in Health Education
  • Global Health Practices
  • Research Methods in Healthcare
Admissions Requirements:
  • An Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) from an accredited college
  • A nursing license in the state of Illinois unencumbered

To learn more about the growing need for registered nurses with BSN degrees, please view RMU’s Nursing Presentation.

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“Associate Degree Nursing graduates need to consider a BSN degree as it will open many more doors of opportunity for employment and professional advancement. Many hospitals in the Chicago area consider a bachelors the minimal professional nursing degree, with Magnet Hospitals requiring new nursing employees to possess a BSN.”

Denise Gray, Ed.D., MSN, RN, Nurse Administrator

Go Beyond your Expectations

Students have the opportunity to obtain both their bachelor’s and their master’s degrees simultaneously to save time and money through RMU’s dual degree program.

With a culture of business for over 100 years, RMU also offers the Morris Graduate School of Management for students to expand their knowledge with a master’s degree.

Master of Business Administration

  • Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Management/HR Management
  • Management/Finance
  • Accounting
  • Accounting/Finance

Master of Information Systems

  • Business Analytics
  • Information Security
  • Mobile Computing
  • Information Systems Management

Master of Management

  • Higher Education Administration
  • Health Care Administration
  • Law Enforcement Administration
  • Sports Administration

Master of Science

  • Human Performance

Study Abroad Opportunities available up to 4 times a year in locations such as: Italy, Taiwan, and England

Program Accreditation

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Robert Morris University IL is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202.887.6791.