Nursing & Health Sciences

RN to BSN - Online Education

Take the Next Step in Your Nursing Career

Cohorts begin June, September, January and April

Pacific Union College is a leader in nursing education, and our graduates have a well-known reputation for excellence. This online program in California and Hawaii will take you from an associates to a bachelor’s degree in Nursing, with a practicum at a location near you.

The RN-BSN program is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing and is accredited by the the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, INC. (ACEN).

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Admission Requirements

  • Must have an AS in Nursing.
  • If you are missing any GE credits, these can be made up online from PUC for $385 per academic unit.
  • Students who have completed all required prerequisite courses upon entry can complete a B.S. in Nursing in just 3-5 quarters. These courses may be transferred if the student has previously taken the course (per college transfer policy).

Program Highlights

  • 11-week Quarters are made for your busy professional schedule.
  • Students can join a cohort in Summer, Fall, Winter, or Spring.
  • Expect to spend 3 hours per academic unit per week in asynchronous classwork.
  • No mandatory log-in times for online courses to practicum
  • Competitive pricing
  • Partnerships with local hospitals
  • All theory courses are taught in an asynchronous online format.
  • Your only in-person commitment will be a 90-hour practicum at a location close to you.
  • Take classes at your own pace in a way that matches your preferred learning style.
  • Approximate tuition is about $15,000 for the program, $385 per academic unit. (Only government aid is available at this cost).

To learn more contact Sandra Ringer,

The students who complete the RN-BS program will be eligible to obtain their Public Health certification.  This certificate allows you to:

  • Evaluate and improve the health of a variety of populations
  • Navigate multiple levels of community resources
  • Understand changes to the healthcare system and new requirements for accountability
  • Prepare for graduate study or research in public health and related field

Public Health Ceritification

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