Nursing (RN - BSN)

The BSN program provides upper division opportunities for graduates of Associate Degree and Diploma programs, allowing the opportunity to enhance your education and career options. The program is designed to build on your knowledge and experience as a registered nurse, enhancing skills in critical thinking, case management, and leadership roles.


What You'll Study

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

To enter the RN-to-BSN program, you must have proof of graduation from an accredited nursing program and proof of current registered nurse licensure. Lock Haven University’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing program is a totally on-line program. Select nursing courses require an external clinical experience. The program is intended to build upon the background and knowledge of registered nurses and to afford them the opportunity to continue their education at a professional level.

Topics covered include:

  • Leadership
  • Global Issues
  • Community Nursing
  • Informatics
  • Research
  • Policy and Politics
  • Pharmacology
  • Pathophysiology
  • Health Assessment

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Student Achievement Data


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Program Highlights

  • Admission Requirements:
      • Current RN license/graduate with degree/diploma from an accredited nursing program.
      • Actively employed as an RN within the past 2 years OR, if not currently employed, have received degree/diploma within last 2 years.
      • Applicants must have a 2.7 GPA to enter the program.  (RNs with a GPA of less than 2.7 will be reviewed on an individual basis.)
      • To find out more about the admission process, fill out the RN-BSN inquiry form.

RN to BSN Inquiry Form

  • Accreditation: The RN to BSN Nursing Education Program is accredited by ACEN (Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc.).


    The fully online RN to BSN nursing program at Lock Haven University at the Clearfield Campus, Clearfield Pennsylvania is accredited by the: Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
    3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400 Atlanta, GA 30326
    (404) 975-5000

    The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the RN to BSN nursing program is Continuing Accreditation.

  • Scholarships: From honorariums to full-tuition waivers, scholarships exist to reward your hard work and dedication to the major. Find more information here.

RN to BSN Online Program Outcomes

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