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Online Nursing Programs: RN to BSN Degrees

Jun 3, 2008
Registered nurses(RN) who want to find a way to earn a Bachelor of Science Nursing degree - BSN will find an ideal solution when looking into online nursing programs. These programs are specifically designed to work with your schedule, take less time to complete and costs less than campus nursing programs.

Adult registered nurses juggling both nursing and family commitments who want to find the best way to earn their Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree should look into online nursing programs. Designed specifically for registered nurses, you can find fully accredited nursing programs online. These programs are generally less expensive, take less time, and will fit into your schedule.

The Coming of Age for Online Nursing Programs -- Online nursing programs are designed so that you earn your clinical requirement locally while you earn your academic requirement online. Earn a fully accredited nursing degree on your own schedule. You can take classes anytime and anywhere an Internet connection is available. And while this fantastic opportunity is still somewhat a secret, you can attend nursing school almost immediately as classes start throughout the year and there is generally no waiting lists.

Save About 30% of Your School Time -- Simply attending an online school can save you about 30% of your time over attending a campus school. The logistics of getting to and from schools while juggling other time commitments is often very inconvenient, time consuming and stressful to many students.

Online Nursing Programs Will Fill Up Fast -- Because they are fairly new and still unknown, many online nursing program still have no waiting lists. The many very fine nursing programs that are now offered online allow the savvy nurse to take advantage of this opportunity while it is still fairly new and not yet popular.

Win Win Win All Around -- The Internet makes teaching online programs effective. Some Nursing schools now offer an online nursing programs. By doing so, they can leverage their already trained nurse educators and can teach more students with fewer resources.

Advantages of Online Nursing Programs: RN to BSN

1. Earn academic credit for your RN experience

2. Start an online nursing program almost immediately, no waiting lists

3. Costs less. Online programs are generally less expensive than campus programs

4. Saves time. Save about 30% of your time by attending an online nursing school

5. Earn a degree from a prestigious school that may not otherwise be available to you

6. Study online anytime or any where you have access to the Internet

7. Earn a BSN degree in about 30 credit hours

By the time most nurses will be accepted into a campus nursing program with a 2 or 3 year-long waiting list, other nurses who opt to attend an online nursing program will have graduated with their BSN degree, will be earning more money, and will be farther along in their career.
About the Author
Jeff Morrow writes about career topics for nurses. He is the owner of My-Nursing-Career, a career place for all nurses. Find a complete list of online RN to BSN degrees, all advertised nursing jobs, and a community of nurses at his Web site.
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