RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Your Future in Nursing Begins Here.

The RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing program expands your clinical skills through a foundation of the liberal arts, sciences, and humanities.

Program Details

Designed as a convenient and affordable option for active and unencumbered licensed registered nurses, you can earn a Bachelor’s of Science degree in nursing in an environment that values the experience of an RN and accommodates the hectic schedule of a busy adult.

The RN to BSN program consists of three sections:

General Education

Major Core Requirements

Community Nursing Experience


100% Online


No specific login times


No waiting — Six start dates per year

National Accreditation

5-Year Term: The RN to BSN is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), One DuPont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, (202) 887-6791. To learn more about our nationally accredited RN to BSN program, click here.

National Recognition

30 Best Value Colleges and Universities in North Carolina 2015. Ranked one of the top 30 colleges and universities in North Carolina by Best Value Schools. Awarded for striking the best balance of price and performance.  To learn more, please click here.

Potential Career Options


  • Leadership
  • Educator
  • Charge Nurse
  • Graduate Education
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“I chose UMO’s RN-BSN program because I needed to participate in an online program that would allow me to work full-time, and that would also allow me to be at home as much as possible to spend quality time with my family.”

Amanda Kress, RN-BSN Student


Admission Requirements

To qualify for admission, you must have the following:

  • Associate degree or diploma in nursing from a regionally accredited institution
  • Active and unencumbered RN license that is recognized by the State of NC and other compact states

In order to sign up for online classes at UMO, you must have regular access to the Internet and email, as well as, be familiar with creating, formatting, and attaching Microsoft Word documents.

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Degree Course Requirements

Degree total credit hours
General education semester-credit hours
RN to BSN Major semester-credit hours
Maximum transfer credits hours allowed.

Program Course Details

RN to BSN Courses

  • NUR 300 Transition to Baccalaureate Nursing (3)
  • NUR 320 Intro to Nursing Leadership (3)
  • NUR 330 Laws and Ethics for Healthcare Professionals (3)
  • NUR 340 Transcultural Nursing (3)
  • NUR 360 Health Policy and Issues in Nursing (3)
  • NUR 440 Community Nursing (3)
  • NUR 480 Nursing Professional Development (3)
  • NUR 455 Nursing Theory (3)
  • NUR 465 Applied Statistics for Nursing (3)
  • NUR 475 Introduction to Evidence Based Practice (3)
  • NUR 485 Introduction to Nursing Research (3)
  • NUR 495 Evidence Based Practice Project Proposal (3)

General Elective: 18 semester-credit hours

A general elective is 18 semester credit hours in any course combination that matches your interest.

Ask an admissions counselor about how you can receive up to 45 semester-credit hours for prior nursing courses!

A degree you can afford.

Tuition & fees:

  • $425 per semester-credit hour
  • Active duty military pricing: $200 per semester credit hour
  • No Application Fee
  • No Technology Fee
  • $50 confirmation deposit applied toward tuition

Students in the Online Program at the University of Mount Olive benefit from generous transfer credit policies.

  • $14,875 for students transferring in 94 credits
  • $21,250 for students transferring in 76 credits
  • $51,875 for students transferring in 40 credits

Tuition Fees Based On Incoming Tuition Credits

Financial Aid Breakdown of Online Students*

Pell Grants
Subsidized Loan
Unsubsidized Loan
North Carolina Need Based Scholarship

*Percentage of total students with valid FAFSA who attended either Fall or Spring semester at least half time and submitted a valid 2015/2016 FAFSA. Eligibility for Unsubsidized Direct Loans is 100% as long as the student has not exhausted their lifetime limits. Numbers in the chart included students who may have declined this fund.

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Question: Why is earning an RN to BSN through the University of Mount Olive Online Program a better value?

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Answer: At the University of Mount Olive, class sizes are small, so you receive focused attention. Coursework is asynchronous and may be completed any time of the day or night from wherever you have an Internet connection. More importantly, our generous transfer credit policies allow you to earn your degree quickly and affordably. Read More »

Obtain your RN to BSN from the University of Mount Olive’s Online Programs. Have questions? Contact Nina Ciric, online admission counselors today!

Nina Ciric

Phone: (919) 346-7046
Email: nciric@umo.edu