RN to BSN | Online Learning


About the Program

The May School of Nursing and Health Sciences at Lees-McRae College offers an online Bachelor of Science in Nursing completion program to those who are licensed registered nurses with an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Nursing or Diploma in Registered Nursing.

Building upon existing knowledge and skills, learners enrolled in the RN to BSN Completion program will attain a baccalaureate degree in nursing opening doors to additional opportunities in nursing including management and leadership, community and population health, case management, clinical nurse and board-certification specialties, and the ability to attain further education at the master’s and doctoral level. This program is designed to meet the needs of adult learners to further their education while continuing full-time employment. Classes are eight weeks in length and two courses are taken in each eight week section. Each semester contains four courses, and learners may complete their baccalaureate in two years.

Faculty are master’s and doctorally prepared with expertise in their field of practice. The RN to BSN Completion program is designed to support the learner in academic success, and personal and professional growth. Participants have the opportunity to learn with other adults who share similar interests and concerns. While there are expectations on class participation, students access online classes at their convenience. Courses are facilitated by faculty with topics centered on career development, comprehensive assessment, management and leadership, informatics, and community and population-based care. Learners prepare for classes through assigned readings to engage in stimulating, relevant, challenging, and rewarding course discussions. Course assignments include writing papers on selected topics. Learners demonstrate their new competencies by concluding the program with a Capstone project.

The Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) accredited the May School of Nursing RN to BSN program.

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Additional Information

For additional information on our RN to BSN program please download our brochure

Contact Us

Teresa Darnall, PhD, MSN, RN
Director, RN-BSN Program
Assistant Professor

darnallt@lmc.edu | 828.898.3352