Bachelor of Science in Nursing

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You’re a dedicated RN with a true passion for caring for others. Now, you’re ready to take the next step in your nursing career. Thomas More University’s RN to BSN accelerated nursing program is designed for the working RN looking to grow their professional skills, expand their credentials, earn a higher salary, and take on leadership roles in the healthcare industry.

Increase your potential for new opportunities in just 18 months
Many people research how to become a professional nurse and are realizing more and more that hospitals, especially those with Magnet status — certified by the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center (ANCC) — are requiring a professional nursing degree.

Thomas More’s accelerated RN to BSN program will help widen your opportunities for nursing positions at a number of healthcare institutions.When you graduate from our accelerated RN to BSN nursing program, you’ll be in high demand. Nursing jobs are expected to grow roughly 12% between 2018 and 2028, a much higher rate than jobs overall, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Why earn an accelerated RN to BSN at Thomas More?

As a student in our RN to BSN program, you’ll be taught a blend of scientific knowledge and compassion by professionals who’ve been healthcare leaders in the field, instilling you with a broadened perspective that will strengthen the care you’re able to provide for populations with diverse needs.

  • Accreditation: Our accelerated RN to BSN program is ACEN accredited.
  • Small class sizes: You’ll benefit from the added attention you’ll receive in class sizes of about 20 students.
  • Flexibility: The 18-month program works around your busy nursing schedule and home life.
  • 100% job placement: Since 2017, graduates of our accelerated RN to BSN program find jobs within 6 months of earning their bachelor’s degree.

“Thomas More gave me the education and skills needed to advance in my career.” 

Melissa Schumacher ’15 BSN

Is an accelerated RN to BSN degree right for me?

Of course, but don’t take our word for it.

Thomas More University’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and the Kentucky Board of Nursing.

Thomas More University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).

The accelerated RN to BSN program from Thomas More is designed specifically to work around your busy life while opening new doors for your nursing career.

Our accelerated RN to BSN nursing program will broaden your professional knowledge in nursing, preparing you for leadership roles with courses such as:

  • Nursing Research
  • Statistics
  • Community Health Issues in Nursing
  • Leadership and Management in Nursing
  • Healthcare Policies and Issues

At Thomas More, we want every student to be able to afford their education. That’s why we work with you to determine your financial needs and offer scholarships and awards to help you earn your accelerated RN to BSN program. Examples include:

  • New student scholarships
  • Education benefits for veterans
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employer scholarships

And as a unique benefit of Thomas More University, if your employer offers tuition reimbursement for your accelerated RN to BSN degree, you can pay for your classes after receiving reimbursements.

For a current list of  tuition and fees please click HERE.

Nurses who’ve earned their RN to BSN are in a better position to advance in their careers, not to mention earn an average of $18,000 more per year in nursing salaries, according to Payscale.com. Nurses with a professional nursing degree are also more likely to hold specialty and management positions such as:

  • Nurse Manager
  • Nurse Administrator
  • Nurse Educator
  • Chief Nursing Officer
  • Director of Nursing

You can also use this BSN in non-clinical industries, such as:

  • Insurance
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Law
  • Healthcare IT

Related programs to the accelerated RN to BSN at Thomas More

If you’re interested in the RN to BSN accelerated nursing program, you may also want to look into graduate programs offered by Thomas More that can help broaden your education and professional career, such as: 

Master of Science in Nursing (January 2022)
Master of Science in Business