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The Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree (RN to BSN) online program is designed for Registered Nurses (RNs) who are seeking to expand their skills in the ever-changing healthcare industry as well as for RNs preparing for graduate level education.

Low/No Cost BSN for Teammates and Alumni

Now is the perfect time to get a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) at Cabarrus College of Health Sciences. The college has made recent changes that mean Atrium Health teammates – or alumni of Cabarrus College of Health Sciences, Carolinas College of Health Sciences or Mercy School of Nursing – can get a BSN at a significantly reduced cost. Tuition has been lowered, fees have been eliminated, and now Atrium Health’s Educational Loan Forgiveness program is available for the BSN program. By combining the loan forgiveness program, along with grant and scholarship money the financial aid office helps procure, the cost for Cabarrus College’s BSN program will be virtually zero for teammates and alumni.  Learn more about the Atrium Health Educational Loan Forgiveness program.


To cultivate competent, caring nurse professionals through exemplary education and promotion of lifelong learning.

Program Goals

  • To provide an avenue for flexible, seamless progression for ADN-RNs to obtain a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing
  • To prepare ADN-RNs for professional advancement by expanding skills in utilizing science to provide evidence-based patient-centered care.
  • To prepare graduates for collaborative roles in promoting health for patients, families and communities.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the RN to BSN Program students will be able to:

  • Integrate concepts of community health, community and the role of public health nursing.
  • Synthesize knowledge of nursing and community health in practice to promote, restore and maintain the health potential of groups and populations in the community.
  • Incorporate assessment findings, theory and research in the delivery of an education project to a selected population.
  • Collaborate with faculty and community partners to develop an education program involving a community health issue and incorporates knowledge of health disparities.
  • Demonstrate positive work relationships with community partners during their service learning experience.
  • Enhance knowledge of cultural competence through the service learning experience.
  • Complete a satisfactory community assessment activity.
  • Communicate professionally, accurately and effectively in verbal, nonverbal, written and digital modes.
  • Assume accountability/responsibility for the professional nursing role(s) of advocate, clinician, coordinator, educator, and leader in promoting the health of populations/aggregates.

Program Highlights

Cabarrus College’s flexible BSN program is perfect for working nurses:

  • 100% online
  • Five-week nursing courses
  • Full-time (12 credit hours or more) and part-time options
  • Fall or spring admission
  • Graduate in as little as 18 months
  • Fast-track application process: No application fees, no essay, no references
  • Exceptional, nationally recognized, clinically trained faculty
  • Superior support staff ensure a seamless experience from admission to graduation
  • Credits awarded for associate degree work and related work experience. Think ahead! Seamless transition to MSN!

As Atrium Health and many other healthcare organizations seek nurses with a bachelor’s degree, getting a BSN offers many benefits:

  • More varied employment opportunities
  • Career progression and increased responsibly
  • Opens the door to professional certification in a nursing specialty
  • Foundation for pursing a master’s degree

There’s never been a better time. Get started on your BSN. NOW!

For more information contact: or 704-403-1613 or 704-403-3507