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RN-To-BSN Online

The Lackawanna College RN-to-BSN program is an exclusively online degree completion program for active licensed registered nurses (RNs) who want to expand their education and career options.

Students will build on previous learning from their entry-into-practice programs to achieve end-of-program outcomes based on the American Association of Colleges of Nursing’s (AACN) Essentials of Baccalaureate Education for Professional Nursing Practice, as well as the American Nurses Associations’ (ANA) Scope and Standards of Practice.

Learners benefit from a dynamic curriculum that is responsive to the changing landscape of the nursing profession.

Fast Facts

  • Tuition for this program is $299 per credit. Additional fees may apply.
  • Learners will receive 41 credits for possession of an active RN license.
  • Additional transfer credits are evaluated on an individual basis.
  • One hundred twenty-three (123) total program credits are required for the BSN.
  • Classes are completely conducted online with no need to travel to any Lackawanna College campus or center.
  • Classes are offered year-round.
  • Employment of registered nurses is projected to grow 7 percent from 2019 to 2029, faster than the average for all occupations, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).1
  • The median annual wage for registered nurses is $75,330 as of May 2020, according to the BLS.1
  • The Institute of Medicine has also noted that as patient needs and care environments have become more complex, nurses must endeavor to expand the competencies needed to deliver high-quality care. Competencies in the areas of leadership, health policy, system improvement, research and evidence-based practice, and teamwork and collaboration, as well as competency in specific content areas such as community and public health and geriatrics, are the foundations of the Lackawanna College program.2


  1. Bureau of Labor Statistics
  2. Institute of Medicine
Certified Clinical Medical Assistant


This degree is offered exclusively online.

National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (CNEA)

The Lackawanna College RN-Bachelor of Science in Nursing program (distance education) is accredited by the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA) located at 2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20037, 202-909-2526.