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The RN to BSN Program

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Advance your career


Creating community leaders, the RN to BSN is Linfield’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree completion program designed for working nurses. This part-time, 12-month degree program is suitable for both new nurses and experienced nurses who hold an unencumbered license or are in the process of attaining one. 

Our online classes have a flexible timeline so busy nurses are better able to balance work, family demands and online course requirements than with courses taken in a traditional classroom.

Program features

Fully online

Part-time, 12-month program with a flexible schedule.

10-week terms

30 semester credits.

Competitive tuition

$495 per credit.

Total tuition and fees for 12-month completion: $16,935.

Why Linfield for your RN to BSN?

Long considered one of the leading online colleges in the state of Oregon, Linfield is a fully accredited, highly regarded academic institution focused on excellence in higher education.

  • Top-ranked by US News and World Report
  • Flexible online courses taught by certified online nursing instructors
  • CCNE accredited program recognized nationally by employers and graduate nursing programs
  • Multi-generational classrooms with nurses from all backgrounds
  • No transfer or prerequisite credit expiration
  • Credits awarded for prior learning and your RN license
  • The Paquet Scholarship is available to RN to BSN students
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Personalized attention

We understand the unique challenges facing working students. Faculty and staff offer the personalized attention and support needed for success. You are paired with an academic advisor who assists you during every stage of your academic journey. Tutoring services are also available online, and Linfield has exceptional research and library assistance.

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With credentials from Linfield, nurses can expect:

  • Higher potential earnings and more job opportunities
  • Greater job satisfaction
  • Personal and professional growth
  • Improved patient care and health outcomes
  • Better critical thinking skills
  • Enhanced leadership skills
  • A better understanding of diversity and multiculturalism

Ready to take action?

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Applying to the program

Find out more about the admission process and requirements for our RN to BSN program.

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Contact us

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The baccalaureate degree program in nursing and master's degree program in nursing at Linfield University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (