Denver College of Nursing’s online option has been designed by nurses for the licensed, working nurse. As a single-purpose nursing college, we are uniquely positioned to know the needs of RN students. You will be able to earn your degree in a cohort of your professional peers in a supportive smaller school environment with a challenging, but manageably paced curriculum. From our experienced nurse educators to the administration, you will find that Denver college of Nursing is dedicated to the success of every student. Your success is our success.
- No pre-requisite classes to take with an accredited associate degree in nursing
Nursing focus – our RN to BSN curriculum has 70% nursing course credit
Receive 90 credits or more for your previous education
Manageable schedule – 2-3 classes per quarter
Complete your degree in as little as 15 months, with 2-week breaks in-between quarters
24/7 access to online courses, tutoring, and support services
Asynchronous classroom environment – no mandatory course times
Experiential learning activities that enable you to apply what you are learning directly to real-world nursing cases
Laptop computer included in total program cost*
When accepted into the RN to BSN online program you will receive 90 credits for your past education in nursing, and still be able to transfer in any other approved courses.
The baccalaureate program at Denver College of Nursing is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and the college is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). Be assured this this degree is a solid educational foundation for all your endeavors, from the healthcare workplace to your next steps into masters and/or doctoral work.
Denver college of Nursing developed a framework for its RN to BSN curriculum by incorporating the Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) core competencies and the Nursing Process into course objectives and content. This integration was specifically designed to create specific graduate competencies, as listed below. This forward-thinking nursing program framework will supply you with the firm foundation on which you can continue to build your career.
The QSEN competencies include:
- Patient centered Care
Teamwork & Collaboration
- Patient Advocate