Nursing (RN to B.S.N.)

Nursing (RN to B.S.N.)

Enhance your career and prepare to meet the latest challenges in healthcare with Penn State College of Nursing's RN to B.S.N. degree program offered at the Abington campus.

To be eligible for the program, you must be a licensed nurse who has previously earned either an associate degree or a diploma in nursing.

Our RN to B.S.N. program offers:

  • Hybrid class design featuring on-line and in-class learning
  • Convenient evening classes
  • Opportunity to earn a total of 33 credits by portfolio assessment of fundamental pre-licensure nursing courses earned outside of Penn State.
  • Deferred payment plans

Penn State offers this program on campus and at multiple sites across the region. For more information on how you can bring a group of nurses to Penn State Abington or how we can bring the program to you, please contact us.


The School of Nursing's Bachelor of Science Degree is approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing and accredited by the following organizations:

The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326

The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
One Dupont Circle, NW  Suite 530
Washington, DC 20036