BS, RN Baccalaureate Online Degree Completion Program

Program Name: RN Baccalaureate Completion Online
Type of Degree: Bachelor of Science

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Program Description

Open up a whole new set of career possibilities by completing your bachelor's degree in nursing. Our family-focused curriculum helps students understand how to provide the best possible care to individuals, families and the community.

Outcomes/Career Opportunities

Obtaining a Bachelor's degree opens up a whole new set of possibilities for your career. Our graduates not only take advantage of nursing opportunities in the traditional setting of hospitals, clinics and trauma centers; but they are also qualified for nursing opportunities in Public Health. Many graduates continue their education by enrolling in a variety of graduate programs.

Program Requirements

  • Admission to Minnesota State University, Mankato
  • Unrestricted RN License (by program start)
  • Completion of at least 30 college semester credits
  • Minimum total cumulative GPA of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale
  • Minimum C grade in previous nursing courses


Minnesota State University, Mankato is one of the nation's most respected Schools of Nursing. Our baccalaureate degree is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. Students enrolled in the RN Baccalaureate Completion Program develop individualized plans of study to meet their unique needs. They may take as many courses as they want each semester and are not locked into a cohort format. Students who choose to enroll in the program full-time (three courses per term) can expect to complete the degree in one year. Part-time students can expect to complete the degree in 4 or 5 semesters, depending on their desired credit load.

Flexible – 100% online

Our individualized 30-credit program is designed for the working RN and is fully online. You can attend part-time or full-time. The program may be completed in just one year when taken full-time and all general education requirements are complete by the time of enrollment. Take just one course at a time, or up to four courses per semester. We offer eight and 16-week courses in fall and spring semesters as well as offer courses during the summer term. No mandatory login times- do your schoolwork around work and family time. We admit for fall, spring, and summer semesters.

Contact Information

BS, RN Baccalaureate Online
Marie Slotemaker, Program Advisor